Career Development

As a new member of the Ithaca College Community, we have some tips as you navigate through your first year on campus.

  • Talk to your faculty members and get to know at least two during your first year.
  • Read the Ithacan to become familiar with campus and community life.
  • Assess your interests and personality by taking the Strong Interest Inventory and Myers Briggs.
  • Network nights; spend an evening over winter break mingling with other students and alumni.
  • Set up a meeting with your advisor to ensure that you are on track in your major for graduation.
  • Find a part-time job on campus to start building your resume.
  • Explore your interests by attending lectures and evening programs at Ithaca and in the community.
  • Research job and internship opportunities on eRecruiting and Opportunity Knocks.
     
     
     
  • Stop by Career Services to get your resume and cover letter critiqued.
  • Take the time to get involved in a club or organization during your first year on campus.
  • Upload your resume onto eRecruiting and look for possible internship opportunities.
  • Don’t be afraid to ask questions or ask for help!
  • Explore the Ithaca College course catalog.
  • Navigate your way through the Alumni Online Community to find out what alumni are doing in your major.
  • Take the time to define your career goals and values as they relate to your major.
  • Spend some time exploring Ithaca’s unique natural beauty and culture.