Career Resource Center

Searching for Jobs

Before You Begin Your Job Search, Prepare Job Search Documents

Create a draft of your Resume & Cover Letter before you begin your job search and have it looked over by a CRC staff member.  Utilize the resume and cover letter tip sheets to create or make updates. 

How to Find Job Openings

  1. HawkHire - Job board and company information resource for SUNY New Paltz students and alumni. The majority of the postings are specifically for SUNY New Paltz students and graduates
    • Current students can log-in from the my.newpaltz Student tab > Internships and Careers > HawkHire
    • Alumni can access HawkHire here
  2. CareerShift - Hyper-aggressive job and contact aggregator
    • Students - Go to CareerShift and use your hawkmail account for immediate access.
    • Alumni - Request free access to CareerShift by contacting the Career Resource Center by email at or phone 845-257-3265
  3. New Paltz Career and Mentorship Network (sponsored by the Office of Alumni Relations). Connect with and receive advice from alumni/a.
  4. Check the Off-Campus Job Fairs and Recruiting section of the Career Resource Center’s page for listings.
  5. Professional associations
  6. LinkedIn 
  7. Chambers of Commerce
  8. Business Journals and Book of Lists
    • Start by going to ABYZ New Links for a list of the entire local and state news journals of the cities you’re interested in.
  9. Additional Job Search Resources:

 For more information on searching for jobs please access our tip sheet

Company Research Resources (Sojourner Truth Library)