Career Development for Students and Alumni

Career Development for Students and Alumni

Achieving your professional and career goals is a process. It takes time and planning.

We encourage you to explore the available resources to help you develop your own personal career development plan.

Gain a better understanding of yourself with assessment tools. They can be useful while developing your degree plan to pinpoint skills and areas of knowledge you can explore through course work, projects and internships/applied learning opportunities.

Explore fields and careers to see current trends and skill sets needed. Explore internships, applied learning and service learning opportunities to gain valuable experience in your field.

Take the time to present yourself for each individual job opportunity you apply to by highlighting your experiences and skills.

Are you preparing for a job search? Empire State University offers several resources to assist you in your search - SUNY Empire uses Handshake* as its official job resource center. The services are available 24/7 to students, alumni, and employers at

*as of July 1, 2022. Student launch July 20, 2022.


We’re here to help.

Empire State University's 1Stop Student Services is a partner in your successful student experience. Visit or contact

800-847-3000, ext. 2285