The SUNY New Paltz Business Advisory Council, which consists of senior executives from the business community, provides input to the School of Business to ensure that students are taught the skills, knowledge and ethical behaviors required for successful and satisfying business careers. The council provides a vital communication link, along with a collaborative working relationship between the school and the business community. Through this relationship, the council provides input to the curriculum to ensure that the educational programs are relevant and effective. It also offers internships to qualified students and assists the school with student recruitment and graduate placement. Additionally, the council advises the school on technological advances and evolving business practices which the students will be expected to be conversant with upon graduation.