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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: Will resume in September 2019 

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







The 2019 GRADUATE SCHOOL FAIR will be hosted by the Nexus Center on Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom. Students interested in exploring graduate school options are encouraged to attend. 

Registration Information for Graduate School Recruiters:

Early Bird Registration: Fee $120.00
For registrations received on or before August 26, 2019.

Regular Registration: Fee $140.00
For registrations received after August 26, 2019.

Deadline September 16, 2019.

All registrations include one 6-foot table with two chairs, refreshments for up to two recruiters, parking permits (will be emailed at a later date). Add $30 for one additional recruiter.

Register by CREDIT CARD with this link (AMEX not accepted)

Register by CHECK PAYMENT with this link.

Please direct all questions to Robin Schulman at schulmr@farmingdale.edu or 631-420-2296. We look forward to seeing you at the fair!




The Nexus Center will host a Fall Job Fair on Thursday, November 21, 2019 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. in Roosevelt Hall. Registration will open in August. All employers registered with the Nexus Center's CareerConnect platform will be notified by email. If you are not yet registered with us on CareerConnect, please read the information posted below.    


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.

Check back soon for information on career-focused workshops to be hosted by the Nexus Center this upcoming fall semester.  
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.

FOCUS 2 - Register/Sign In. Use Access Code: rams
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.