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Center for Career Services


Your Path to Success

Choosing a career path is a process that unfolds throughout the college years and beyond. It involves discovering individual potential, learning about career fields, and gaining career-related experience in high-quality organizations. The Center for Career Services offers a variety of programs and information to assist students and alumni with setting career goals and seeking employment.

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Career Services Available to Students and Alumni

  • Career Resources: Our team offers books, pamphlets, digital materials, and other resources describing career fields, employment outlook, and emerging career trends. We also offer FOCUS 2, a computer-assisted guidance program with an occupations and graduate school database. The Marist Alumni Career Network assists current students in finding out about the career fields through conversations with alumni.

  • Career Assessment: Career assessment for students includes inspiring self-assessment, enhancing career decision-making skills, and honing interest identification.

  • Pre-Professional and Graduate School Advisement: For students looking into pre-professional and graduate school programs, we spend one-on-one time with individual students assisting with school choices, applications, entrance examinations and studying, preparation of registration materials, as well as our annual Graduate School Forum.

  • Career Courses: Marist College offers a number of career courses designed to help students in all stages of their collegiate experience to pursue their ideal career path.

  • Job Search Preparation: Our team assists in resume development, cover letter writing, interview preparation, and job research skills. We help students create a thorough job search plan and identify potential employers.

  • Employment Services: We offer internship and career opportunities, job-hunting directories, brochures, and employer information. Our team organizes on-campus interviews, as well as the Fall and Spring Career and Internship Fairs, which have had great success in pairing students with the perfect post-graduation internship or job.

  • Internship Funding: The Presidential Internship Scholarship assists students with financial needs to secure internships in fields and locations where such experiences are often unpaid or underpaid.  Click here to review deadlines and submit your application.