Mission

The Clarkson University Career Center provides excellent customer service to all populations it serves, including but not limited to students, employers, the campus community and parents. Our office fosters and maintains strong ties with partners for mutually beneficial outcomes by driving early engagement and exploration, providing linkages between students, employers and alumni to cultivate successful professionals and to meet post-graduate goals.

Vision
Student talking to employers at the career fair

The Career Center aspires to be the industry leader and benchmark model for career service excellence across all constituencies. We continually assess and provide a proactive and progressive approach to student professional development by leveraging university partnerships and cross-campus collaboration.

Services

Let us help you reach your career goals. Our full suite of services and key partnerships can help at any stage in your professional life -- whether you're drafting your first resume or negotiating a full-time salary. 

Explore & Connect
  • Networking events
  • Employer site visits
  • Alumni Career Advisors
  • Company information sessions
  • Career information
  • Major specific one-on-one counseling / coaching
  • Informational interviews with alumni
  • Employer-in-residence
Professional Experience
  • Career Fair
  • Job listings
  • Internship & Cooperative Education
  • Networking events
  • Information sessions
  • Employer sponsored competitions
  • Manage your online presence
Career Basics & Information: Planning & Practice
  • Search documents & correspondence  (i.e. resume, letters, etc.)
  • Mock Interviews
  • Networking & Informational Interviews
  • Professional Development Seminars & Programs
  • Graduate career classes
  • Webinars
  • Custom student workshops
  • Peer-to-peer advisors
Offers, Outcomes, & Continued Success
  • Graduate outcomes & Career Center statistics
  • Hired by campaign
  • Negotiation
  • Salary data
  • Onboarding - becoming a successful employee
  • Alumni career services

Undergraduate Class of 2018 Placement Stats

One in five Clarkson University graduates is the CEO, vice president or owner of their own company. Great careers like that don’t just happen — they result from a progressive education, solid career planning and plenty of opportunities to acquire meaningful real-world experience. The Clarkson Career Center takes an active role in helping students to reach their postgraduate goals. Each year, graduates enter top employment and graduate school opportunities. 

97% Class of 2018 Total Undergraduate Placement
84% Employed
10% Continuing Ed
3% Alternative
Top Employers

Amazon • Amphenol Aerospace • BAE Systems • General Dynamics Mission Systems • General Electric • IBM • Lockheed Martin • National Grid • Pratt & Whitney • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals • Whiting-Turner Contracting

$60,901 Starting Salary

For the Class of 2018

Top Grad Schools

Cornell University • Duke University • Georgia Institute of Technology • University of Rochester • SUNY University at Buffalo • Pennsylvania State University • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute • SUNY Upstate Medical University • Clarkson University

Graduate Class of 2018 Placement Stats

Our graduate programs give students seeking master's, certificate, and/or doctoral degrees an edge in securing a career in engineering, business, the sciences, humanities and the arts, education, and health professions. Courses of study are offered online, on site at our four New York State locations, or through a hybrid of online/on site programs.

98% Class of 2018 Total Graduate Placement
93% Employed
4% Continuing Ed
1% Alternative
Top Employers Class of 2018

Pfizer • General Electric • Strong Memorial Hospital • Colorado State University • Duke University and Duke University Health System • New York Power Authority • University of California, Berkeley • Xerox • Albany Medical Center • UTC Aerospace • Ohio State University

$76,263 Starting Salary

Average starting salary for Class of 2018

Career Center Gold Sponsors

General Electric
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