Alumni Looking to Hire

Hire a Knight

It is no secret why Clarkson University graduates continue to prosper in the job market: the continuous alumni support and interest in hiring similar talent! 

  • Whenever your organization is hiring, please complete our "Hire a Knight" form. The Career Center will gather applicants that meet your desired qualifications. We can forward your applicant materials or direct them to specific position requisitions on your company site. If you have trouble submitting the form using the buttons at the bottom, please save it to your computer and email it to Cara Valentine, Assistant Director for Employer Relations & Outreach, at cevalent@clarkson.edu
  • To show our gratitude, we will send you a one-of-kind "Hire a Knight" t-shirt!

    Additional Recruiting Services

    The Career Center at Clarkson University is dedicated to helping your business or organization achieve its recruitment goals. Our staff takes a proactive role in managing your brand on campus. For full recruiting details, please contact the Career Center at 315-268-6477 or career@clarkson.edu. Below you will find a basic list of our recruiting services. 

    • On-campus recruiting and/or resume collections
    • Cooperative education and internship programs
    • Exposure to students: Information sessions and club presentations
    • Career days, campus programs and virtual events 

    Alumni Career Resources

    Career Services
    To provide the most accurate and useful resources to our alumni, the Career Center offers customized services based upon years of experience. Please note that the service areas are only a guide. For detailed information or to arrange an appointment with a Career Center representative, contact the Career Center at 315-268-6477 or career@clarkson.edu. All services are free of charge to Clarkson University alumni. We look forward to working with you again!

    One to five years post-graduation

    • Knightlink — listings of job openings specifically for Clarkson University graduates
    • CareerShift — (free for alumni) job listings and in-depth contact information for thousands of companies
    • Alumni Group on LinkedIn — often alumni will promote opportunities at their organization
    • Job search coaching and negotiations
    • Resume writing services
    • Mock interviews by phone or via InterviewStream
    • Letter reviews and editing
    • Alumni networking and employer contacts
    • Career assessments and counseling
    • Graduate school information

    Six to 10 years post-graduation

    • CareerShift — (free for alumni) job listings, in-depth contact information for thousands of companies
    • Job search coaching and negotiations
    • Resume editing services
    • Interview tips and strategies
    • Alumni networking and limited employer contacts
    • Career assessments and counseling

    10+ years post-graduation

    • Resume critiques
    • Executive search firm assistance for hiring
    • CareerShift — (free for alumni) job listings, in-depth contact information for thousands of companies
    • Alumni networking and social media coaching
    • Job search coaching

    Career Webinars
    CU Live – Alumni Webinars
    In collaboration with Alumni Affairs, the Career Center sponsors webinars designed to meet the career needs and interests of our alumni. Each session is presented by an external expert. To review past and upcoming programs, please visit CU Live.

    Sample sessions have included the following:

    • "Time to Advance Your Career — Learn How to 'Move up the Job Ladder' or When to 'Take the Ladder and Move On.'” Now that you have reached one or two career goals, how do you create advancement opportunities? Made up your mind to leave, now what?
    • "Removing the 'Rust' on Your Resume — Looking for a Job in Today’s Marketplace." Has your resume been accumulating dust? When was the last time you wrote one? Do you only update it when seeking a job? Writing a resume and applying for jobs has changed dramatically in the past 15 years. Two experts will discuss shaping the right type of resume and searching for a job in today’s marketplace.