Services for Students

Career Counseling

The UR VIPS Search Program is a blend of formalized testing (Strong Interest Inventory and Myers Briggs Type Indicator), individual counseling, and targeted action steps developed to facilitate students gaining focus and, in time, stating clear career related goals.

Hyman J.V. Goldberg Library

The library is housed in the heart of the office and always welcomes walk-in students. Printed and electronic media available to assist with researching careers, companies, summer employment, internships, job openings, graduate schools, and more.

CareerLink

An online database that allows students to register for on-campus recruiting, submit resumes for referral to internship and post-graduation employers, view postings and link to employers websites.  Those wishing to explore CareerLink can use “Meliora” as a username and “yellowjacket” as the password.  *Be advised that if you wish to post an internship or job, you should first contact the Career and Internship Center to be given an administrative account.

Career and Graduate School Programs/Events

Events include Career and Internship Days, Law School and Graduate School Nights, Investment Banking, Finance & Consulting Day, Career & Internship Connection (CIC) off-campus recruiting programs are offered in New York City, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Washington D.C.

Job/Internship Search Coaching

Staff are available by appointment or during daily and library hours to assist students seeking on and off-campus employment, internships and summer jobs, research experiences, shadowing, or full-time permanent jobs, for assistance with resumes, cover letters, interviewing skills, and job search strategies.

Alumni Networking

The Career Center holds and co-sponsors several smaller networking events throughout the year and two big campus-based events in conjunction with the fall and spring career fairs.  Student-to-Alumni Networking Nights are held off-campus in NYC, DC and Boston over the January break.  Those looking for some summer networking can check out the Food For Thought events.  Students can also connect with alumni by joining the Rochester Career Advisory Network (RCAN).

Graduate and Pre-Professional School Advising

Information on selecting graduate and pre-professional programs (law school, medical school, business school) and assistance with all admission processes is available in the library or through individual appointments.