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The Career Center

Contact Information

Location: Outside the lobby entrance to Greenley Hall
Hours: Mon. - Fri. 9 am - 4:30 pm

Walk-In Hours: Tuesdays, 11 am - 1 pm (beginning September 12th)

Phone: 631-420-2296
Email:  careercenter@farmingdale.edu


Dolores Ciaccio, Director
Phone: 631-420-2488    
Email: ciaccidl@farmingdale.edu        

Cheryl Stratigos, Career Counselor
Phone: 631-794-6214
Email: stratic@farmingdale.edu

Guadalupe Rivera, Administrative Assistant
Phone: 631-420-2296 
Email: riverag@farmingdale.edu


The Career Center

Welcome to the Career Center. Our goal is to empower students and alumni to explore, define and achieve their academic and post-graduate goals. It is never too early or too late to engage in the career exploration and planning process. Visit our Career Counseling FAQ page to learn about all of the services offered by the Career Center. 

 

Appointments

The Career Counseling FAQ page provides information on appointment scheduling.

For Students and Alumni...

The Career Center is excited to announce the launch of FSC CareerConnect!  With CareerConnect, you will be able to:

  • Schedule an appointment with a career counselor 
  • Search for part-time and full-time job opportunities  
  • Find paid and unpaid internships  
  • Upload your resume, cover letter and other documents for employers to view
  • Explore career options with Career Explorer and Career Finder resources 

Ready to get started? Visit FSC CareerConnect and register for a new account.

For Employers...

We appreciate your interest in hiring our Farmingdale students and graduates. To post your jobs and internships online with us, please sign up for a new account on our CareerConnect platform. Click HERE to register. 

With CareerConnect, you will be able to:

  • Access our virtual resume book to view resumes from students and graduates
  • Receive email notifications when resumes have been submitted to your posting
  • Generate resume packets to print out or share submitted resumes
  • Set your own expiration date for job postings and close your posting when it has been filled

If you require assistance with CareerConnect, please call the Career Center at 631-420-2296.

Visit the Graduate School Fair on Thursday, September 21st from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom to meet with recruiters from 33+ universities and graduate school programs to learn about post-graduate study options. This is an excellent opportunity to explore, compare, and contrast different programs and see what is needed to be competitive when it comes time to apply. It is a great way to start conversations with people who can be influential in helping with the selection, application, and acceptance process.

Schools that will be represented: Adelphi University, Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business, Binghamton University, Buffalo State College, City University of New York (CUNY), Clarkson University, College of Mount Saint Vincent, Farmingdale State College, Five Towns College, Hofstra University, Iona College, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Kean University, Long Island University, Marist College, Mercy College, Molloy College, New York Institute of Technology, Pace University, Queens College, Rochester Institute of Technology, Sacred Heart University, St. George's University, St. John's University, St. Joseph's College, Stony Brook University, SUNY Cortland, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, SUNY Maritime College, SUNY New Paltz, The New School, University of Buffalo, University of Medicine and Health Sciences

   Fall Job Fair Coming in November 2017!

EMPLOYERS: The Career Center will sponsor a Fall Job Fair on Thursday, November 16th from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. in Roosevelt Hall. We invite your participation and ask that you reserve an exhibit table for this event which is open to Farmingdale students, alums and job seekers from the general public.

   Fees:

   Early-Bird $120 (received by October 16th)
   Regular $140 (received between October 17th and November 7th deadline)

   To register by credit card (all cards except AmEx): click HERE.
   To register by check: click HERE.

JOB SEEKERS: Job seekers are not required to register for the Fair. Remember to dress professionally and bring several copies of your resume. The Career Center will offer job fair preparation workshops to students on November 2nd and November 14th. For more details, log onto your CareerConnect account and go to the "Events" tab. Registration is required. If you do not have a CareerConnect account, sign up today by clicking the "CareerConnect" link on this homepage.

The Career Center will host a series of workshops throughout the fall semester. Click here for the full details.

  Scam Alert

Fictitious "Work-from-Home" Scam Targets University Students

College students across the United States have been targeted to participate in work-from-home scams. Although the Career Center does not post work-from-home positions on CareerConnect, there are some fraudulent companies that post positions under the guise of a reputable company. If you ever have a question about the authenticity of a job or internship posting, please contact the Career Center at 631-420-2296 or careercenter@farmingdale.edu. Click HERE to read a special public service announcement from the FBI with tips on how to protect yourself from job posting scams.

big interview

Big Interview is an online tool which provides you with an innovative way to effectively prepare for interviews. Practice mock interviews at your own pace!
Farmingdale Students: Use your "farmingdale.edu" email address to register on the site. Click on the link above to get started.
Farmingdale Alumni: Please contact the Career Center for an access code to this resource. Email us at careercenter@farmingdale.edu or call us at 631-420-2296.

Candid Career

Candid Career provides informational video interviews featuring industry professionals. Get the inside scoop on careers as well as advice that will give you an edge in your job search. Search videos by industry, career title, college major or keywords! This is a great way to gather valuable career information to help with your future career decisions.  Candid Career is available to Farmingdale students and alumni. Click on the link above to get started and be sure to watch the "Why use the Career Center?" video on the CandidCareer.com homepage!

 

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