Career Counseling

The Center for Career Development is here to help you make the right career decisions, everything from choosing the right major to resume and cover letter reviews to job planning advice. Come and see us soon!

We offer several different types of career counseling sessions to best suit your needs and your schedule:

  • Career Counselors

    Students can meet with a career counselor on a walk-in or appointment basis. Our counselors are certified to conduct formal career assessments (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® and Strong Interest Inventory®) and assist you on various career-related questions such as internship research, job and graduate school opportunities, preparation for interviews and salary negotiations, and more.

    How to Make an Appointment

    • First, identify your assigned career counselor, and then call Carol McTiernan at 718-862-7421 to make an appointment.
    • Appointments can be conducted via Skype, phone, and in-person.
    • Appointments typically range from 30 to 45 minutes in length.
    • Please send an electronic copy of your résumé, cover letter and personal statement before the meeting.
    • You must give 24-hour advance notice to cancel or reschedule an appointment.
  • Peer Career Advisors

    Peer Career Advisors (PCAs) are exceptional students who are specially trained to assist their peers with the following:

    • Resume/Cover Letter/Personal Statement Review
    • Interview Preparation
    • CCD Programs/Services/Online Resources
    • Presentations for classes, residence halls, and student clubs

    Meet the PCA's

    When can I meet with a PCA?

    PCAs are available to assist on a drop-in basis from 1 - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday during the fall and spring semesters in Thomas Hall, 3rd Floor. No appointment is necessary.

    How do I schedule a PCA presentation?

    Interested in having a PCA present about the CCD’s services or a career development topic in a class or for your student organization or residence hall? Submit this request form.

  • Graduate School & Fellowship Counseling

    The Director of the Center for Graduate School and Fellowship Advisement, Rani Roy, serves undergraduate, graduate and alumni from all 6 schools for individual appointment to discuss research opportunities, scholarships, fellowships, and graduate school application process. Appointments are available via Skype, phone and in-person.