Referring Students to the Fleishman Career Center
The Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development works with students at every academic level, from first year student to PhD candidates. Our services and resources assist with a range of career issues and include printed and online resources, individual assistance, programs and special events. As you meet with students, encourage them to use:
Encourage students to visit our website for detailed information about various career topics, links to useful websites, information about our services and a schedule of programs and events.
The Fleishman Career Center counselors are available during Walk-in advising or by private appointment to speak with students about majors, careers and other career concerns. Call 777-2400 to schedule.
Career Advancement Program (CAP)
The CAP loan is an interest-free six-month loan for Binghamton University students in need of financial assistance while pursuing professional activities including but not limited to interview travel, graduate school visits, professional attire and professional conferences. Applicants must meet with a Fleishman Center staff member for approval prior to submitting the CAP loan application.
ALL undergraduates have unrestricted access to this premier job and internship search tool. Students log in to view hundreds of job and internship opportunities, connect with employers, and learn more about career fields of interest.
The Fleishman Career Center hosts employers, graduate/professional schools and law schools at major events throughout the year. These are important opportunities for your students to meet face-to-face with representatives from organizations and institutions who are interested in Binghamton candidates. In addition, Career Center sponsors etiquette dinners where alumni, faculty/staff and employers help students learn and practice important skills for professional success. Encourage attendance at these valuable events.
The Fleishman Career Center offers a range of programs throughout the year to help students learn about careers, find an internship or job, prepare a resume/cover letter, apply to graduate school, and prepare for interviews.Dates/times are posted on our website and in hireBING. Consider requiring attendance at a program as part of course requirements.
For information on the basics of writing an effective resume, encourage students to attend one of our programs, read the Resume Writing Quick Reference Guide (288kb pdf), view our Virtual Resume Program and/or utilize Optimal Resume for formatting assistance. After a student prepares a draft, we will be happy to provide feedback during Counselor-on-Call hours.
Quick Reference Guides
The Fleishman Career Center staff has prepared an extensive list of Quick Reference Guides: concise handouts that provide guidance and information about the following topics. Feel free to link these to your communications/syllabus/blackboard.