We have a career library stocked with information on internships, graduate schools, and four computers with web access and a laser printer for students to use for their career needs.
Resumes on the Web
Post your resume online via the Saxon JobLink. Your resume will be on-line for employers to review or to apply for job postings. See our “Find a Job” web page for instructions on how to register with Saxon JobLink.
AU alumni are available for career advice and mentoring. Ask us for a list of alumni in your career field and/or geographic area.
You can sign up for interviews through the Saxon JobLink or contact the Recruiting Coordinator for more information. About 100 companies recruit at AU each year.
Internships & Co-ops
Internships and co-ops will give you the practical, hands-on experience you need to be competitive in the job market. Meet with a counselor or advisor to learn about available resources and start your search.
Set up a file for your letters of recommendation and we’ll send it to employers and/or graduate schools at your written request. Education majors and Pre-Med students, as well as any grad-school-bound student, should take advantage of this service.
Each year the CDC offers annual, large-scale events including the Engineering Career Fair, Graduate School Fair, Internship & Summer Job Fair, Meet the Accountants, Alumni Networking Nights, and more.
Resume and Cover Letter Development
Whether it is your first or final draft, the CDC can help construct or fine tune your resume and cover letter using one-on-one appointments, walk-in hours or our 24-hour critiquing service.
Career counselors are available for assistance with selecting a major, choosing a career path, searching for a graduate school, getting the perfect first job, and much more. Free career testing is also available; we use the Strong Interest Inventory, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, and others.
Phone: (607) 871-2164
Fax: (607) 871-2791
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Monday, Tuesday & Friday
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wednesday & Thursday only
Work with a counselor to discuss possible majors of interest, or what you can do with the major you declared
Meet with a career counselor to take an interest and values assessment
Begin your first resume -you will thank yourself later!
Pick up our handouts and familiarize yourself with some career planning basics
Participate in at least one Employer-in-Residence event
Meet with a counselor to take and review the results of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator personality assessment
The Robert R. McComsey Career Development Center provides career development and preparation to Alfred University students and alumni. We offer career counseling, experiential education, on-campus recruiting, web-based services, and special events. Utilizing these individual and personal services, students can develop, explore and express themselves through their ongoing career development process. Revised 8/22/2013