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 2020 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 2020 Total Undergraduate Placement
75% Employed
17% Continuing Ed
5% Alternative
Top Employers

Global Foundries • LC Drives • Kiewit • Lockheed Martin • National Grid • General Dynamics Mission Systems • L3Harris Technologies • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. • SRC, Inc. • BAE Systems, Inc. • Northrop Grumman • Portsmouth Naval Shipyard • Saint-Gobain Abrasives - US & Canada • Atlantic Testing Laboratories • Amazon • Corning Incorporated • Kitware • Exelon Corporation • Flatiron Construction Corp. • GE • Whiting-Turner Contracting Company • Epic

$64,384 Starting Salary

For the Class of 2020

Top Grad Schools

Cornell University • Duke University • MIT • Purdue University • Clarkson University • New York University • Michigan State University • Northeastern University • Rochester Institute of Technology • Pratt Institute • Lehigh University • Syracuse University • Temple University • SUNY Upstate Medical University

Graduate Class of 2019 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 2019 Total Graduate Placement
87% Employed
11% Continuing Ed
2% Alternative
$79,401 Starting Salary

Average starting salary for Class of 2019 

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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.

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.