Alumni Career Services & Opportunities

As a graduate of Manhattan College, you still have access to careers services. We also invite you to explore the many opportunities you have to help your fellow Jaspers.

Career Services for Alumni

Looking for career services help? We offer a variety of services for Manhattan College alumni including career counseling appointments, career assessments and job search tools. Also as an alumnus, you have access to the four annual career fairs.

  • Handshake Job Board

    Handshake is Manhattan College’s new career platform. Employers will be able to utilize Handshake to access qualified candidates for competitive opportunities such as full time jobs. Alumni will be happy to see that there are opportunities posted for more experienced graduates.

    If you would like an account in Handshake, visit manhattan.joinhandshake.com and click on Sign up for an Account. If you still have your Manhattan College email address, please use that to register.

    Log In To Handshake

    If you are having any issues creating your account, please email careerdevelopment@manhattan.edu.

  • Individual Career Counseling

    We offer career counseling appointments for alumni via phone, Skype or in-person. Your career counselor can help you with a variety of career-related items including:

    • Advice on networking and job search strategies
    • Resume reviews
    • Recommendations for resources such as placement firms and salary negotiations

    Call 718-862-7308 or email at careerdevelopment@manhattan.edu to make an appointment.

  • Alumni Networking Opportunities

    Alumni can join interest-based professional groups based around your industry, including construction, law, financial services, entertainment and media, and medicine and health.

    You can also participate in networking events sponsored by CCD and Alumni Relations – check out upcoming events on the alumni event calendar.


Ways Alumni Can Help Fellow Jaspers

Find out ways you can help fellow Jaspers with their careers, from posting job openings at your company, to participating in our mentor program or career fair.

  • Post Job & Internship Opportunities

    Hire fellow Jaspers! Support Manhattan College students and alumni by posting full-time, part-time, internship, and temporary listings on our job board, Handshake.

  • Serve on our Careers & Coffee Alumni Speaker Panel Series

    During these fun and participatory panels, you and other alumni in your field visit campus and share the ins and outs of working in your industry, helping students learn more about their career options and gain a true idea of what to expect.

    Sign up

  • Become a Mentor
    We're always looking for new mentors in ALL fields to assist students in our Mentor Program. If you are interested in becoming a mentor, learn more about the mentor program here.
  • Attend Career Fair

    You can support students and fellow Jasper alumni by participating at our career fairs as an exhibiting employer, or by volunteering your time to help at the event. We look for volunteers for the following:

    • Employer check-in
    • Student check-in
    • LinkedIn photo booth
    • Guides and runners
  • Donate a Suit

    Donate a new or lightly worn suit to our Suit Up program, which provides Manhattan College students with professional attire to wear when attending career fairs, interviews, school presentations and networking events.

    If you would like to donate new or lightly used suits for men and women, please mail them to:
    Center for Career Development
    Thomas Hall, 3rd Floor
    4513 Manhattan College Parkway
    Riverdale, NY 10471

  • Join the Manhattan College LinkedIn Network

    Help us expand our online Manhattan College community by joining these two LinkedIn groups:

  • Offer a Site Visit and/or Job Shadowing

    Inviting students for a site visit or job shadowing at your workplace allows them to learn what goes on in at real work setting. It is less time and commitment intensive than the Mentor Program, but can be very beneficial to many students.

    If you are interested in participating, please email Carol McTiernan at carol.mctiernan@manhattan.edu.