Internships & Careers

Manhattan College is ranked as one of the top schools in the nation for having graduates that get jobs and earn high salaries. Career preparation starts freshman year and continues past graduation with our career services for students and alumni.

Career Outcomes 

career outcomes dataOur location in New York City gives our students access to the best internships, which in turn, leads to our graduates landing jobs and starting successful careers. In national surveys that assess graduate outcomes and salaries, we are routinely ranked as one of the top schools in the country. And while we're proud of our graduates' career successes, we're also focused on ensuring that all of our alumni lead fulfilling lives and find vocations that work towards the greater good. 

Our Office of Career Pathways produces an annual report assessing career outcomes for each graduating class. Highlights of the report for the most recent class include:

  • 89% of graduates are employed full time or enrolled in graduate school within nine months of graduation
  • 84% of full-time employees are working in their desired industry
  • The median base salary is $55,426
  • Top employers include ExxonMobil, JPMorgan Chase and NBC Universal 

Read the full career outcomes report

Internships

Our location in one of the world's top business hubs gives our students unparralleld access to internship opportunities. More than 75% of students do an internship while at Manhattan College. From Fortune 500 companies to independent start-ups, no matter what you want to do, you can find an organization in New York City to support your career goals. 

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Career Services & Support

Our Office of Career Pathways provides a variety of services for students and alumni to help them identify their interests and values, strengthen their technical and transferable skills, and continue to explore different opportunities to achieve personal and professional goals. We also help employers, both in the New York City area and beyond, to connect with our talented students through career fairs, on-campus recruitment opportunities and more.

Students

No matter what your plans after graduation from Manhattan College may be, the Office of Career Pathways is here to help you every step of the way.

  • Find part- or full-time jobs, internship positions, and more on our job board called Handshake. 
  • Get advice on how to prepare to attend graduate school and obtain fellowships.
  • Make valuable connections at career fairs and through on-campus recruitment.
  • Schedule one-on-one appointments with our trained career counselors to get career advice, review your resume and cover letter, and more.
  • Learn about specific industries by attending career panels where working professionals discuss their field and how they got there.
  • Become a part of our Mentor Program and get paired with a working professional who will give you in-depth industry information and help build your network.

Mentor Program

Manhattan College's Mentor Program pairs you with a professional who works in your intended career field, helping to expose some of the challenges and opportunities that may exist in the industry. Mentors often help review resumes, give tips on interviewing or organize site visits to their place of work.

Alumni

As a graduate of Manhattan College, you still have access to our career services to help make sure you find and stay on the right job path for you, by accessing our online job board Handshake and scheduling appointments with our trained career counselors.

Plus, we also invite you to explore the many opportunities you have to help your fellow Jaspers by posting jobs, participating in career panels, becoming a mentor, and more.

Employers

The Office of Career Pathways works with employers throughout New York and beyond to assist them in hiring our talented Manhattan College students for jobs and internships. Throughout the year, your company will have opportunities to interact with students in a variety of different ways: 

  • Post jobs and internships on our Handshake database
  • Participate in career fairs 
  • Conduct on-campus interviews

More Information

Find more information about services the Office of Career Pathways offers for students, alumni and employers on the Inside Manhattan website.

Inside Manhattan: Office of Career Pathways