Career Resource Center

Faculty & Staff

Information for Faculty & Staff

The Career Resource Center staff works in collaboration with faculty and staff to help undergraduate and graduate students transition from the classroom to career.  

How the Career Resource Center Collaborates with Faculty 

  • Bring a Career Specialist to your classroom!
    • Class Presentation
      • Overview of our services
      • Resume and cover letter development
      • Internship/job search strategies
      • Interviewing skills
      • Graduate school search and application
      • Networking strategies
      • Exploring majors/careers
      • Professionalism
      • Building your LinkedIn profile
      • Other career-related topics tailored to your students' needs
    • Don’t Cancel Class!
  • Integrate career assignments into your course curriculum
    • Resume and/or cover letter
    • An informational interview with a New Paltz alumna/us or other professional/employer
    • Practice interview
    • Utilize CRC resources to identify potential job and internship postings
  • Link to our website!
    • Consider linking the Career Resource Center website to your department website and to Brightspace as a part of your important resources

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.
  • Handshake
    • ALL undergraduates, graduates and Alumni have unrestricted access to the Career Resource Center's online posting database for 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 access CareerShift account from anywhere, anytime, 24/7, follow these instructions:
      • Students - go to CareerShift  - click "sign up now" and use your Office 365 ( email 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

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

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