Career Counseling/Peer Career Advisor (PCA)

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.

     

    Need further assistance?
    • Call Carol McTiernan at 718-862-7421 or email careerdevelopment@manhattan.edu to make an appointment with our career counselor.
    • Appointments can be conducted via Google Meet, phone, and in-person.
  • 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?

    PCA's are available for in-person meetings during the fall and spring semesters in Thomas Hall, Suite 3.30. Click here to make an appointment to meet with a PCA.

    Schedule a PCA Appointment

    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 Assistant Director of the Center for Graduate School and Fellowship Advisement, Br. Dan Gardner, 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.