Connect

CONNECT is a series of employer treks and networking events designed to help students build connections and develop professionally for their eventual career success. Programs are offered several times each year in cities across the country where there is a strong presence of Binghamton Alumni who are eager to share professional advice and educate students about career opportunities.  

New York City CONNECT: January 6-10, 2020

Make the most of winter break by engaging with industry professionals and connecting with successful alumni in the greater New York City area through a variety of activities during the week!

Students attending employer trek in NYC

Employer Treks

Get insider informtaion, company tours and hear from employers at 45+ organizations during employer treks.

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Student and Alumni Networking Night

Networking Night

Tuesday, Jan. 7 - Connect with 130+ successful alumni in a variety of industries who are eager to share career advice with you!

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Transportation

Will you be in Binghamton on Tuesday, Jan. 7, but want to attend the Networking Night?

A bus from Binghamton University to New York City is available, so you can go to the event and return home on the same day. One-way bus tickets are $20 each. If you're planning a round trip, be sure to purchase two tickets for yourself.

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Additional NYC CONNECT Programs and Events

  • Liberal Arts to Careers Externship (LACE)

    LACE is an opportunity for a select group of Harpur undergraduates (preference given to sophomores) to each be matched with an alumni professional for a shadowing experience for three to five days during summer or winter break. The program is structured to ensure opportunities for success, as it is flexible to meet the needs of each individual pair.  For more information about the program and key dates, visit the LACE website.

  • Winter Session 2020 - HARP 300: Current Issues in Legal Practice

    This course enables students to learn about current issues and a variety of legal practices through interaction with very successful Binghamton University law alumni in the New York Metro area. Each lawyer will discuss recent cases and dilemmas facing the legal profession in the 21st century. Topics for discussion include intellectual property, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, anti-corruption, criminal prosecution and defense, education law, plus child welfare law and banking and more.

    There is no prerequisite; the course is open to all undergraduate students 

    Course Notes: This one-credit Pass/Fail course will be held Jan. 6-9 only. You must attend all four sessions and complete a paper to receive credit. The course will meet in Manhattan all four evenings. Three evenings will consist of lectures and, on one evening, students will attend Networking Night (an alumni-student networking event). Location and further instructions will be sent via e-mail to all registered students. 

    Questions about the course? Contact Leah Joggerst at ljoggerst@binghamton.edu.

  •  Winter Session 2020 - HARP 302: Current Issues in Medical Practice
     

    This course enables students to learn about current issues and a variety of medical practices through interaction with very successful Binghamton University physician alumni in the New York Metro area. Each physician will discuss their practice area and key issues facing the medical profession in the 21st century. Topics for discussion include challenges in medicine, ethics in medicine, economics of medicine, current events, procedures in medicine, case presentations, etc.

    There is no prerequisite; the course is open to all undergraduate students 

    Course Notes: This one-credit Pass/Fail course will be held Jan. 6-9 only. You must attend all four sessions and complete a paper to receive credit. The course will meet in Manhattan all four evenings. Three evenings will consist of lectures and, on one evening, students will attend Networking Night (an alumni-student networking event). Location and further instructions will be sent via e-mail to all registered students. 

    Questions about the course? Contact Leah Joggerst at ljoggerst@binghamton.edu.

  • Women in Business Annual Women's Leadership Panel

    Wednesday, Jan. 8 from 6-8 p.m.
    Goldman Sachs
    200 West Street, New York, NY 10282
    Register to attend in hireBING (Check back soon for link)

    Alumnae panelists will share success stories and leadership experiences with the Women in Business student organization members.

    If you have questions about this event, contact Tenley Halaquist at thalaqui@binghamton.edu for additional information. 

  • Network with Binghamton University Finance Society Students

    Thursday, Jan. 9 from 6-8 p.m.
    The Princeton Club (James Madison Room)
    15 W 43rd St, New York, NY 10036
    For more information, please contact Anne Morrissey at adwyer@binghamton.edu.

  • Career Resources Panel for Parents

    As the parent of a current Binghamton University student, you're welcome to participate in NYC CONNECT. Learn how to assist your son or daughter in taking advantage of high-impact learning experiences so they can obtain an internship or job.  Learn more about the Career Resources Panel for Parents.


Washington, DC

Washington, D.C. CONNECT:
April 6-8, 2020 

Students will have opportunities to network with alumni and notable employers in these unique and historical cities.

Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley CONNECT: 
May 2020

Students will have opportunities to network with alumni and notable employers in this booming area.