Mission

The Clarkson University Career Center provides excellent customer service to all populations it serves, including but not limited to students, employers, the campus community and parents. Our office fosters and maintains strong ties with partners for mutually beneficial outcomes by driving early engagement and exploration, providing linkages between students, employers and alumni to cultivate successful professionals and to meet post-graduate goals.

Vision

Student talking to employers at the career fair

The Career Center aspires to be the industry leader and benchmark model for career service excellence across all constituencies. We continually assess and provide a proactive and progressive approach to student professional development by leveraging university partnerships and cross-campus collaboration.

Services

Let us help you reach your career goals. Our full suite of services and key partnerships can help at any stage in your professional life -- whether you're drafting your first resume or negotiating a full-time salary. 

Explore & Connect

  • Networking events
  • Employer site visits
  • Alumni Career Advisors
  • Company information sessions
  • Career information
  • Major specific one-on-one counseling / coaching
  • Informational interviews with alumni
  • Employer-in-residence

Professional Experience

  • Career Fair
  • Job listings
  • Internship & Cooperative Education
  • Networking events
  • Information sessions
  • Employer sponsored competitions
  • Manage your online presence

Career Basics & Information: Planning & Practice

  • Search documents & correspondence  (i.e. resume, letters, etc.)
  • Mock Interviews
  • Networking & Informational Interviews
  • Professional Development Seminars & Programs
  • Graduate career classes
  • Webinars
  • Custom student workshops
  • Peer-to-peer advisors

Offers, Outcomes, & Continued Success

  • Graduate outcomes & Career Center statistics
  • Hired by campaign
  • Negotiation
  • Salary data
  • Onboarding - becoming a successful employee
  • Alumni career services

Class of 2016 Placement Rates

One in five Clarkson University graduates is the CEO, vice president or owner of their own company. Great careers like that don’t just happen — they result from a progressive education, solid career planning and plenty of opportunities to acquire meaningful real-world experience. The Clarkson Career Center takes an active role in helping students to reach their postgraduate goals. Each year, graduates enter top employment and graduate school opportunities. 

Class of 2016 Total Undergraduate Placement Rate
$56,297 Starting Salary
Five year average for the
Class of 2016
Top Graduate Schools for the Class of 2016
Clarkson University • Cornell University • Duke University • Georgia Institute of Technology • Pennsylvania State University • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute • SUNY Upstate Medical University • University of Connecticut
Top Employers for the Class of 2016
Amazon • Amphenol Aerospace • BAE Systems • General Dynamics Mission Systems • General Electric • IBM • Lockheed Martin • National Grid • Portsmouth Naval Shipyard • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals • Viking Cives

Career Center Gold Sponsors

General Electric
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