Building your Career

Finding the right job after your time on the Heights might seem daunting. It doesn't have to be. With good preparation and practice, you'll be ready to begin a career journey as fascinating and forward-thinking as you are. 


Tuesday, Feb. 15th 2:30-6:30pm

On Handshake

Video chat with representatives from a variety of employers and learn about job and internship opportunities for the spring and summer. 
Through the Handshake Virtual Fairs platform, you will be able to:
  • Use video, audio, and text chat to connect with employers
  • Schedule appointments with employers of interest, either before the fair or during the event
  • Attend group presentations
  • Share your Handshake profile and resume
  • ​​Research employers and track your favorites
  • Get your resume ready
  • Need a resume? Review the Career Center's Resume Guide.
  • Get your resume critiqued: Email it to 
  • Upload your resume to Handshake.
  • Make your resume visible in Handshake so that the employers can view it.
  • Make your profile public - this is required to participate in the fair (you can always change your settings after the fair ends).
  • Do your research:
  • Review the Employer List in Handshake: includes links to internships posted to Handshake and allows you to follow the employer to be notified when they update their sessions (they may even reach out to you if you Follow them with employers of interest. Register and schedule sessions
STUDENT REGISTRATION (all majors and years welcome)
Utilize REPP to find an internship

Internships are a great way to "test-drive" your career, allowing you to immerse yourself in the professional arena before you graduate. Internships also help you make invaluable connections and put the skills you learn in the classroom to work. By utilizing REPP - reflecting, exploring, preparing and pursuing opportunities, you will be amazed at the results. To this point, a staggering 95% of employers said candidate experience is a factor in hiring decisions, according to an annual survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). More than half of the surveyed employers wanted new-grad experience to come from internships. To lay stronger foundations for your future now, review the resources on this page. You can also contact our office to make an appointment: or 315-445-4185. Now is the time to launch your future plans, and they start with finding an internship using REPP.

Other places to look
There are several other sources for job searches., and more. To research sites like these and more, we suggest reading through the content on as it can be helpful to see options in expanding your job search.

With all the research you do and the applications you submit, make sure to reach out to Career Advising for support throughout the process.