Keyana Griffith ’20 | Westchester County District Attorney’s Office Intern

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Keyana Griffith ’20, Legal Studies major, interned at Westchester County District Attorney’s Office during the Fall 2018 semester. She gained hands-on experience in the law field by going to court with the Assistant District Attorney. Keyana helped prepare legal paperwork …

By Gina Villazhinay
Gina Villazhinay Senior Career Specialist of Career and Professional Development Gina Villazhinay
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Winter Break Checklist

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I hope you all are finishing the semester strong! You will be on winter break soon and there are a few things that I recommend you do over this time. Please find my winter break checklist below:

Take some time to relax. …

By Allen Rossetti
Allen Rossetti Career Counselor Allen Rossetti
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Amanda Sickler ’20, Speaks About Her Upcoming Internship at Grandstand Media

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Amanda Sickler received an internship at Grandstand Media in Manhattan for this upcoming semester. In the video below, Amanda describes the process of direct inquiries she used to find this internship. Not all companies or organizations will welcome direct inquiries, but there are …

By Liam Ross-Fitzgibbons
Liam Ross-Fitzgibbons Associate Director of Career and Professional Development Liam Ross-Fitzgibbons
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Save the (New) Date! Grad School Interviews for Clinical Programs

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The weather outside was frightful for our planned event! But don’t worry, we’ve rescheduled Grad School Interviews for Clinical Programs to February 5, 2019. It feels far away now, but I hope this will be perfect timing for your interview preparation. Please …

By Joi Sampson
Joi Sampson Associate Director of Career and Professional Development Joi Sampson
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Start Planning for Summer Research

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If you’re thinking about a career in research, medicine, or lab work (among others) a summer research experience can be invaluable to your career path. In addition to helping you make career decisions and gain hands-on experience in your field, …

By Lyn Leis
Lyn Leis Associate Director, Career and Faculty Partnerships Lyn Leis
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The Secret is Out Part 3: What Employers Look for – Oral/ Written Communications

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This is part of a series of blogs: #3 of 8! If you missed the first ones, you can read them here.

Onto the next secret of what employers are looking: Oral and Written Communication Skills. The majority of …

By Mariana Ayerbe
Mariana Ayerbe Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Manhattan Campus Mariana Ayerbe
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Alumni Panel: What’s Next? | Accounting, Finance and Business Career Community Student Advisory Board

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Throughout the semester, the AFB advisory board has been working closely with CPD to help promote and encourage participation in career events.  On Wednesday, December 5th we successfully executed our first alumni panel. We wanted to expose current students to some …

By Gina Villazhinay
Gina Villazhinay Senior Career Specialist of Career and Professional Development Gina Villazhinay
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Finding and Applying for Federal Jobs

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A Primer on Finding and Applying for Federal Jobs

by Karlos Del Toro, U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Are you thinking about your next move after completing your studies?  Do you want the opportunity to contribute to others in an …

By Marguerite Busetti
Marguerite Busetti Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Bronx Campus Marguerite Busetti
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What Your Cover Letter Says About You

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This was me, after receiving a well written, tailored cover letter:

In my ten years of experience reading and editing cover letters, I have seen the full spectrum of cover letter content.  I have read cover letters as an employer …

By Sara Shepherd
Sara Shepherd Employer Relationship Manager, Career and Professional Development Sara Shepherd
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The Secret is Out Part 2: What Employers Look for – Critical Thinking/Problem Solving Skills

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This is part of a series of blogs: #2 of 8! If you missed the first one, you can read it here:

Onto the next secret of what employers are looking for in recent college graduates: Critical Thinking/ Problem …

By Mariana Ayerbe
Mariana Ayerbe Associate Director of Career and Professional Development, Manhattan Campus Mariana Ayerbe
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