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Contact Information

Location: Outside the lobby entrance to Greenley Hall
Hours: Mon. - Fri. 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Walk-In Hours: Tuesdays 11 am - 1 pm  

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


Dolores Ciaccio
Director of Career Development

Phone: 631-420-2488
Email: ciaccidl@farmingdale.edu

Cheryl Stratigos
Career Counselor

Phone: 631-794-6214
Email: stratic@farmingdale.edu

Lauren Jorgensen
Applied Learning Counselor

Phone: 631-794-6618
Email: jorgenl@farmingdale.edu

Robin Schulman
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 631-420-2296 
Email: schulmr@farmingdale.edu

Nexus Center Career Development

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 Nexus Center. 

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Students and Alumni: Are you connected? CareerConnect is the Nexus Center's online career services platform for job and internship postings, appointment scheduling, resume review and much more. Register and log in HERE.

Employer Partners: We invite you to post jobs and internships with us! Visit one centralized location to manage your job and internship postings. Receive email reminders when applications have been received. Receive alerts when registration opens for our on-campus recruitment events. Register and log in HERE

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SPRING JOB FAIR 2019 at Farmingdale State College

Date: Thursday, May 2, 2019 

Time: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Place: Campus Center

The Nexus Center for Applied Learning and Career Development invites industry professionals who are recruiting for full-time, part-time and internship positions to register for our Spring Job Fair. Last year's fair was attended by 400+ talented students and graduates from Farmingdale’s 38 degree programs.

Early Bird Registration: Fee $150.00
For registrations received on or before April 2, 2019

Regular Registration: Fee $175.00
For registrations received after April 2, 2019

Non-Profit Registration: Fee $75.00

 Deadline: April 25, 2019

 Register with credit card (except AMEX)  HERE.

Register with check HERE.

We appreciate your interest in our Farmingdale students and graduates for your open positions.
Questions? Contact Robin Schulman at 631-420-2296 or email nexuscenter@farmingdale.edu.



For Students and Alumni...

CareerConnect is the Nexus Center's online career services platform. With a CareerConnect account, you will be able to:

  • Schedule an appointment with a career counselor 
  • Search for part-time and full-time job opportunities  
  • Find internships  
  • Upload your resume and cover letter for review
  • Display your resume in the platform's Virtual Resume Book, which is viewable by registered CareerConnect employers
  • 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. With CareerConnect, you can

  • Post jobs and internships online
  • 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
  • Access or virtual resume book to view resumes from students and graduates

Sign up for CareerConnect. If you require assistance with CareerConnect, please call the Nexus Center at 631-420-2296.

The Nexus Center will host career-focused workshops this spring semester. To view the full list of workshops and to register, log into your CareerConnect account. Go to "Events" > "Workshops". Select the workshop(s) that you would like to attend. Not yet registered for CareerConnect? See "Join CareerConnect!" on our homepage. Questions? Email nexuscenter@farmingdale.edu.


Learn What to Wear to a Job Interview

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm Campus Center Ballroom

The Nexus Center’s “Interview-Wear” fashion show is the place to be to see student models wearing clothing suitable for a job interview.

In addition, learn tips on interviewing, and bring your resume for review. The Nexus Center is co-sponsoring the event with the pros at the non-profit Dress for Success. The group provides interview-ready clothes for underemployed women and female college students. Lord & Taylor is dressing the male models.

There will be raffles from Lord & Taylor, Dress for Success, and Men’s Warehouse. Snacks will be served.

For more information contact Lauren Jorgensen; 631-794-6618.



What is Focus 2? FOCUS 2 is a self-paced, online career and education planning tool for college students that is designed to help you make decisions about future career goals and education plans.  FOCUS 2 provides five self-assessments to help you identify your top work interests, values, skills, personality type, and leisure time interests and explore occupations and compatible major areas of study.  Students use FOCUS 2 to help choose or change their major and also to explore and verify their career choices. It is important to meet with your career counselor to discuss your assessment results and next steps in your education and career decision-making process.

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After registering for your Focus 2 account, you will be brought directly into the Focus 2 assessment system. Each time that you return to Focus 2, simply use the username and password that you created.
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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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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 Nexus Center for an access code to this resource. Email us at: nexuscenter@farmingdale.edu or call us at 631-420-2296.