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Career Resource Center

Faculty & Staff Resources

Information for Faculty & Staff

The Career Resource Center staff works in collaboration with faculty and staff to help undergraduate and graduate students transition from their academic work at SUNY New Paltz to their professional career.  Undergraduate and graduate students, as well as Alumni, from all academic departments are able to utilize our centers services and attend our workshops, programs and events.

How the Career Resource Center Collaborates with Faculty 

  • Bring a Career Specialist to your classroom!
    • Class Presentation
    • Don’t Cancel Class!
      • Contact our office to see if any of our Career Specialists can cover your class so you do not have to cancel
  • Integrate career assignments into your course curriculum
    • Include a required or optional assignment to prepare a resume and/or cover letter
    • Include an oral or written report on an informational interview with a New Paltz alumna/us or other professional about their career
  • Link to our website!
    • Consider linking the Career Resource Center website to your department website and to blackboard as a part of your important resources
  • Receive financial and informaitonal program support through Major Connections


As you meet with students, refer them to the Career Resource Center

  • Encourage students to visit our website to access our online resources
  • Career Counseling
    • Career Specialists are available by appointment  to speak with students about majors, careers and other career concerns.
  • HawkHire
    • ALL undergraduates, graduates and Alumni have unrestricted access to the Career Resource Center's online posting database for volunteer, internship and full-time opportunities.
    • Students and Alumni can access here
  • Careershift
    • CareerShift offers the most comprehensive online resource, designed to support the # 1 request of job seekers: an easy to use web site to conduct and organize their job search.
    • To accessCareerShift account from anywhere, anytime, 24/7, follow these instructions:
      • Students - go to CareerShift  - click "sign up now" and use your hawkmail account for immediate access.
      • Alumni - Request free access to CareerShift by contacting the Career Resource Center by email or phone 845-257-3265
  • On-campus and Off-campus Job Fairs and Recruitment
  • Writing Personal Statements
  • Applying to Graduate School
  • Drop-in Hours: Resume and Cover Letter Writing


Faculty Internship Supervisors

Please use this resource when acting as a supervisor for students credit-bearing internships


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