2017 New York City Employer Site Visits

How to Register | Orientations | Timeline | FAQ | 2016 Site Visit Photos

Each year, career partner offices work together to host employer site visits with students in New York City. This year, our visits will take place the week of January 9 - 13, 2017.

The NYC Employer Site Visits are designed to enhance your career and professional development, explore various work environments and industries, learn about career paths, make connections and expand your professional network. Employers from a wide variety of industries will be available, so this is an opportunity for you to think outside the box.

A typical visit last two hours and consist of an employer presentation and information session, panel of employees, company tour, Q&A and alumni and professional networking opportunity.

Binghamton in the City: A Week of Connections is an opportunity to expose yourself to the exciting, fast-paced atmosphere of New York City.  Metro Connections Night, held on Thursday, will be the capstone night of the week, and offers you the chance to network with nearly 140 alumni.

How to Register

Registration opens Tuesday, October 18, 2016 

In order to sign up for a NYC Site Visit, you must complete and update your hireBing profile.

REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Log in to hireBING
  2. On the left side of the page, select employers, then employer directory
  3. Search for “NYC Employer Visits”
  4. Click on the name - NYC Employer Visits
  5. Click on available positions
  6. Click on the name of the visit you wish to find more information about or to apply
  7. If you are eligible to apply, you will see an apply button at the bottom of the page
    a. If you are not eligible to apply, at the bottom of the page you will see a section
        entitled application status and it will state that you non-qualify for the
        following reasons.
  8. Once you click apply, you can see the visits you have applied for by clicking:
    a. On the left side of the page, click on jobs/internships, then my job applications

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Orientations

  • Wednesday, October 5, at 7 p.m. – UUW324
  • Thursday, October 6, at 12 p.m. and 7 p.m. – UUW324
  • Friday, October 7, at 3 p.m. – UUW324
  • Monday, October 10, at 7 p.m. – UUW324
  • Tuesday, October 11, at 12 p.m. – UUW324
  • Thursday, October 13, at 12 p.m. and 7 p.m. – UUW324
  • Friday, October 14, at 3 p.m. – UUW324  

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Timeline

  • September – October – Resume critique
  • September – October – Finalize hireBING profile
  • October 5-14 – Orientations
  • October 18 – Registration opens at 12:01 a.m.
  • November 11 – Registration closes
  • November 22 – Confirmation of site visits emailed
  • December 2 – Deadline to cancel
  • January 9-13 – Employer site visits

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FAQs

Q: At the visits, what do we do/don’t do?

A: Do’s

  • Take notes
  • Display enthusiasm and appreciation
  • Write down names of the professionals
  • Dress professional - Suits Only
  • Bring your resume and portfolio - you may or may not hand it out but best to be prepared
  • Research the firm you are attending
  • Prepare well thought out questions
  • Give yourself enough travel time (buses, trains are unreliable)
  • Arrive 1/2 prior to the visit
  • Meet the group in the lobby
  • Bring your photo ID
  • Write down the address and cross streets
  • Stand out and make the most of these opportunities
  • Ask for contact information if the opportunity arises, we do not provide contact information unless the hosts states you can get it from us
  • Give yourself at least an hour between visits to travel to the next one
  • Leave the visit with the entire group
  • IMPORTANT - Check your hireBING profile to make sure it is accurate.  You hireBING profile will shift and it may not be accurate.  You can manually change itUse professional etiquette at all times
  • Use professional etiquette at all times

B: Don’t

  • Wait until the end to ask a question
  • Wait until the end to engage with professionals
  • Be late
  • Be distracting in any manner (don't go on your phone, sleep, etc.)
  • Go up to the visit without a staff member​
  • Ask for a job and or internship - unless they discuss open positions during the visit 
  • You may ask the type of skills and or qualifications they look for in a candidate, or what makes someone successful at this company
  • Stay pass the allotted time.  Professionals need to get back to work and we do not want to overstay our welcome
  • Sign up for two conflicting visits at the same time on the same day.  Manage your schedule

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Last Updated: 10/17/16