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For both men and women, conservative attire is best. Suits should be black, navy or dark gray. For women, skirt suits are preferable (the skirt should fall at or just above the knee). Keep hair, makeup, jewelry and accessories to a tasteful minimum. The Center for Career and Professional Development conducts a Dress for Success (PDF) workshop during the spring semester to demonstrate what to wear (and what not to wear) on a job interview.
Yes. To make an appointment, please call 516.877.3130 during office hours or request an appointment online.
No. We believe that you should do your own résumé/cover letter so that you can make frequent updates and tailor it to specific jobs. However we will be glad to give you feedback and guidance. Before meeting with a counselor, please review the résumé and cover letters section of this site and write your résumé and individualized cover letters in accordance.
Make an appointment to meet with a counselor to take one or more of the self-assessments offered by the Center for Career and Professional Development, including the Career Liftoff and the Strong Interest Inventory.
Attending job expos, fairs and workshops will help you gather information from representatives from local businesses, schools and agencies. Information interviews are another effective way to obtain information about careers that interest you. Contact us for tips on conducting information interviews or to set-up an appointment.
If you are interested in sharing information with current students about your major and/or current field, please contact Alumni Relations.
Center for Career and Professional Development
Nexus Building, Room 225
p – 516.877.3130