Career Services for Alumni
The Center for Career Development (CCD) provides Manhattan College alumni with career resources, education and networking opportunities to help them achieve individual career goals at any point in their career.
Handshake is Manhattan College’s new career platform. Employers will be able to utilize Handshake to access qualified candidates for competitive opportunities such as full time jobs. Alumni will be happy to see that there are opportunities posted for more experienced graduates.
If you would like an account in Handshake, visit manhattan.joinhandshake.com and click on ‘Sign up for an Account.’ If you still have your Manhattan College email address, please use that to register.
If you are having any issues creating your account, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CCD offers career counseling appointments for alumni via phone, Skype or in-person. Call 718-862-7308 or email at email@example.com to make an appointment.
If you are considering changing your career or have concerns about your current job, CCD can help you evaluate and determine interests, values, skills, and preferences through various career assessment tools such as:
- Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®
- Strong Interest Inventory®
- Knowdell™ Career Assessments
Call 718-862-7308 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment.
Starting fall of 2013, CCD will offer a virtual multimedia library, CareerSpots, featuring short career advice videos on various topics including how to search for jobs/internships, résumé writing, networking, negotiations and more. All videos will be available online 24/7. View and listen to expert advice from recruiters, company employers, educators and students.
CCD has partnered with Glassdoor.com to provide a customized window into company reviews, interview questions, salary information and jobs, for thousands of companies, worldwide. No need to log in or set up an account when you start your search here!
CCD and the Alumni Relations Office sponsor professional networking events for alumni in various industries. Learn more about alumni professional networking groups and check out upcoming events on the event calendar.
Available groups include:
- Construction Industry
- Financial Services Advisory Council
- Entertainment & Media
- Medicine & Health Professionals
CCD offers the following career fairs which are open to both students and alumni of Manhattan College.
- Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Career Fair - October 4, 2016 from 12:00 - 4:00 pm
- Business Expo - October 4, 2016 from 2:00 - 5:00 pm
- Spring Career Fair - February 14, 2017 from 2:00 - 5:00 pm
- Education Career Fair - March 8, 2017 from 2:30 - 5:00 pm (TENTATIVE)
Alumni who are interested in applying to graduate school should visit the Center for Graduate School and Fellowship Advisement website.