What could you do on a gloomy February day? Apply for summer internships!

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The good news is summer will eventually be here – and you are much better off getting a summer internship than staying home or working the same part time job you’ve had since high school… This is your time to experience …

By Mariana Ayerbe
Mariana Ayerbe Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Manhattan Campus Mariana Ayerbe
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Black History Month | 4 Social-Impact Leaders to Celebrate

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Hello Everyone,

I hope everyone is having a great semester. As many of you know, February is Black History Month. Black leaders have had a significant impact on the United States (and the world). Please find 4 leaders below who …

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Public Speaking: Your Key to Success in Any Field*

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Great persuaders have the edge in the age of ideas.  Soft skills are always in high demand.  In a recent LinkedIn analysis, “persuasion” was one of the top skills “most worth learning” in 2019. “Strengthening a soft skill …

By Marguerite Busetti
Marguerite Busetti Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Dobbs Ferry Campus Marguerite Busetti
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Do you want to work for the City of New York? Learn How To at the Manhattan Campus on Wednesday, February 5th!

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Good news Manhattan students: DCAS, or the Department of Administrative Services is coming on Wednesday, February 5th for a Career Community Chat from 3-4pm in the Bove Media Room. This is your chance to learn about what they do and their …

By Mariana Ayerbe
Mariana Ayerbe Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Manhattan Campus Mariana Ayerbe
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Have you heard the good news?

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HAPPY NEW YEAR and Welcome Back to School! There’s some good news for you returning students – there is a new Bachelor of Science program for those interested in health and its called HEALTH PROMOTIONS. This track emphasizes disease management …

By Joi Sampson
Joi Sampson Associate Director of Career and Professional Development Joi Sampson
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Peer into the Jobs of the Future

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At the end of last year, LinkedIn released their third annual “Emerging Jobs report,” predicting the direction of new jobs in 2020 and beyond. Trends across the board include the need for AI, employees frequently relocating, and the increased …

By Samantha Karpiloff
Samantha Karpiloff Career Specialist Samantha Karpiloff
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AFB Student Career Peer Mentorship Program

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Do you need help with your resume? Are you having a hard time navigating Handshake? Do you know what Handshake is or what it’s used for? Career Peer Mentors are here to help! The Accounting, Finance and Business Advisory Board …

By Gabriella Ramdass
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For 2020, employers plan a 5.8% increase in college hiring!

For 2020, employers plan a 5.8% increase in college hiring!

So what is the job outlook for 2020?

According to the most recent NACE job outlook report, employers plan to hire 5.8% more new college graduates from the Class of 2020 than they did from the Class of 2019 for …

By Mariana Ayerbe
Mariana Ayerbe Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Manhattan Campus Mariana Ayerbe
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Ask Alexis | How to Beat an Applicant Tracking System

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Greetings!

I am a Psychology BS graduate who has been a volunteer victim services sexual assault advocate for five years now and I have basically put my life into making it my career. Unfortunately, the job that I’m pursuing is …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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Some Great Reasons to Job Search During the Holidays

Some Great Reasons to Job Search During the Holidays

Contrary to what you might think, hiring doesn’t stop during the holiday season.  The holidays may present the perfect time for employers to be in a hiring mode.  Here are some good reasons for ramping up your job/internship search during …

By Marguerite Busetti
Marguerite Busetti Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Dobbs Ferry Campus Marguerite Busetti
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