Academic programs at NYIT prepare students for entry into the job market or into graduate or professional schools. Programs offered by NYIT’s Office of Career Services complement curriculum choices by providing personal career guidance, aptitude and interest tests, and training through a series of workshops that address self-assessment, career choices, employment opportunities, résumé and portfolio preparation, interview skills, and successful job search techniques. Students have access to career resources and online tools, which provide practical direction and assistance in maintaining contact with companies and organizations seeking qualified candidates.
Handshake is NYIT’s online career platform for students and alumni to schedule an appointment with a career adviser, upload résumés, search for employers, apply for jobs and internships, view events and fairs, and access career resources. Finding a job and building a career can be a daunting task. But whether you’re looking for an internship, full-time job, or don’t event know where to start, Handshake and NYIT’s Office of Career Services is here to help.
Business, government, not-for-profit, and industry representatives actively participate in on-campus recruitment activities, including industry panels, employer lunch and learn information sessions, networking events, and annual career fairs conducted during the fall and spring semesters.
Students who wish to work on campus must file an employment application and verify their status for employment. Although international students are not eligible for federal aid, they can apply for college-funded student aid through the Office of Student Employment.