What Students Say...
Counseling sessions for students, alumni, faculty, and staff can be arranged with members of the Career Development Center staff or a specific counselor. We welcome any questions you might have about your career or life planning, including:
We encourage you to start your planning early and to use our Four Years to Career Success at Alfred University as your guide.
Appointments can be scheduled by phoning 607.871.2164 or by Emailing the Career Development Center. Telephone sessions are available primarily for alumni.
NEW Spring 2017 Drop-in Hours Drop-in for 10-15 minutes, to ask a quick career related question or get a resume critique.
Jill: 10:00 - 1:00 and 2:00 - 4:00 @ the Steinheim
Don: 9:00 - 12:00 and 1:00 - 4:00 @ the Steinheim
Amanda: 2:00 - 4:00 @ the Steinheim
Corey: 12:00 - 4:00 @ Moka Joka
Career assessment is free to current students. Our assessments include StrengthsQuest, Strong Interest Inventory, and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Other assessments, such as The Career Key, are available online for a small cost. Students are required to schedule an appointment with a counselor as part of the assessment process.
The Remote Career Guidance System available through the CDC is called the Choices CT Program which is online and free.
What can I do with a major in...? The CDC has developed a series of handouts that list job options, industries, and what Alfred University alumni have done with their major (see below and please note that Adobe Acrobat is needed to read these files).
Explore on your own. Do you need to find a college major? A minor? Useful advice on university majors and college majors that a high school senior or first year college student with your interests and achievements might do well in can be found at:
CollegeRecruiter.com just finished adding 350 career videos to their web site. Each is a few minutes long, requires no software or special skills to be viewed, and provides the viewer with a great snapshot of what it is like to work in any of the featured professions.
McComsey Career Development Center