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What is a Career Community?

A career community at the University of Rochester is a network of like-minded people that seek to educate and connect with you about potential opportunities.

We encourage you to explore multiple career communities that align with your interests, goals, and career plans. To receive customized information on what matters to you, complete your “career clusters” section in Handshake.

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Connect with the Greene Center

We look forward to partnering with you over the course of your academic and professional career to help you explore and pursue your academic and career options through: advising, graduate and professional school preparation, on and off-campus recruiting, alumni connections and networking, and programs and events. Visit the career center website to learn more.


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Exploratory

Career community focused on career exploration and self-discovery through personal reflection of values, interests and skills coupled with career assessments and exposure to diverse industry research tools.

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Arts, Entertainment, Communications, Marketing, and Media

Career community focused on conveying meaning through written and verbal communication, creative expression and diverse mediums. Opportunities may include production, artistic performance, arts management, advertising, marketing, and public relations.

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Consulting, Finance, Operations, and Sales

Career community focused on careers that maximize profitability and effectiveness, identify operational opportunities and sell goods. Opportunities may be at private and public corporations and financial institutions.

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Engineering, Technology, Data, and Physical Science

Career community focused on utilizing technology, research, data analysis and programming to inform decisions, solve complex problems and drive innovation at established corporations, start-up firms and government/nonprofit organizations.

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Healthcare, Human Services, and Biomedical Research

Career community focused on careers in the health professions that improve lives through research, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases and physical and mental impairments including public health, medicine, therapy, veterinary, research and health administration.

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Law, Policy, and Social Good

Career community focused on serving the public interest, analyzing and setting policy, and ensuring fundamental rights are upheld at the local, state, national and international level. Opportunities may include serving students and the community through education and advocacy at think tanks, nonprofit, governmental and educational institutions.

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