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Contact Information

Location: Outside the lobby entrance to Greenley Hall


Hours: Mon. - Fri. 9 am - 5:00 pm

Drop-In Advising: Tuesdays: 11 am-1 pm    

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

Nexus Center

The Nexus Center for Applied Learning & Career Development (the "Nexus Center") represents a groundbreaking initiative to integrate the APPLIED LEARNING and CAREER DEVELOPMENT efforts of Farmingdale State College. The Nexus Center serves as a centralized point-of-contact to connect with students and grads for jobs, internships, and other opportunities.

Employers

We invite you to post jobs and internships with us on our CareerConnect platform! Visit one centralized location to manage your 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.

Students and Alumni

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

*All baccalaureate program students must satisfy the APPLIED LEARNING GRADUATION REQUIREMENT 

SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT

FOCUS 2 CAREER ASSESSMENT

 

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!

ATTENTION STUDENTS: View the current list of participating schools.

The Nexus Center and Office of International Education and Programs will co-sponsor a Day of Service and Advocacy: Current Immigration Issues in partnership with Community Legal Advocates of NY. Lunch will be served to participating students. This event will count toward the FSC Applied Learning graduation requirement.

Date: Friday, September 13th from 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Campus Center Ballroom
For questions and to RSVP: Email jorgenL@farmingdale.edu

 

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 Information for Employers:

Early Bird Registration: Fee $150.00
For registrations received on or before September 15, 2019.

Regular Registration: Fee $175.00
For registrations received after September 15, 2019.

Registration Deadline: November 15, 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). We can accommodate a maximum of 3 recruiters per table. Add $30 for an additional recruiter.

Register by CREDIT CARD (AMEX not accepted)

Register by CHECK PAYMENT  

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

ATTENTION JOB SEEKERS: The list of participating employers will be made available as the event date approaches. Job seekers are not required to register in advance. The Job Fair is open to the general public.

Thursday, September 5th: Overview of Nexus Center Career Services

Thursday, September 19th: Finding and Applying for Internships

Thursday, October 10th: Writing Effective Resumes and Cover Letters

Thursday, October 24th: Creating a LinkedIn Profile

Thursday, November 7th: Writing Effective Resumes and Cover Letters

Thursday, November 14th: Making the Most of a Job Fair

All workshops will take place in the Nexus Center from 11 a.m. - 12 noon. To register: Log into your CareerConnect account. Go to "Events" > "Workshops". Select the workshop(s) that you would like to attend. If you are not yet registered with CareerConnect, RSVP via email to: nexuscenter@farmingdale.edu with your name and workshop title.

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.

Candid Career logo

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.

*NOTICE TO STUDENTS REGARDING SUNY POLICY
State University of New York (SUNY) policy prohibits Farmingdale State admissions application from inquiring into an applicant's prior criminal history. After acceptance, the College shall inquire if the student previously has been convicted of a felony if such individual seeks campus housing or participation in clinical or field experiences, internships or study abroad programs. The information required to be disclosed under SUNY policy regarding such felony convictions shall be reviewed by a standing campus committee consistent with the legal standards articulated in New York State Corrections Law.
Students who have previously been convicted of a felony are advised that their prior criminal history may impede their ability to complete the requirements of certain academic programs and/or to meet licensure requirements for certain professions. Students who have concerns about such matters are advised to contact the dean's office of their intended academic program.

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