Career Success and Experiential Education
Academic programs at New York Tech prepare students for entry into the job market or into graduate or professional schools. Career success initiatives programs offered by New York Tech’s Office of Career Success and Experiential Education complement curriculum choices by providing personalized 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 New York Tech’s online career platform for students and alumni to schedule an appointment with a career advisor, 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, on-campus employment, a full-time job, or don’t even know where to start, Handshake and New York Tech’s Office of Career Success and Experiential Education are here to help.
Business, government, not-for-profit, and industry representatives actively participate in recruitment activities, including industry panels, employer lunch-and-learn information sessions, networking events, and annual career fairs conducted during the fall and spring semesters.