Why recruit Binghamton University students?

By recruiting Binghamton University students, you invest in the future of your organization, gaining access to a diverse, talented, and motivated workforce that can help your company thrive in today's competitive business landscape. Join us in shaping the future by connecting with our exceptional students and graduates. Here are the top reasons why organizations are excited to welcome our students to their teams:

1. Exceptional academic excellence

Binghamton University consistently ranks among the top public universities in the nation. Our students are known for their academic rigor, critical thinking abilities, and a strong work ethic that prepares them to excel in the professional world. Recently, we were named the #1 SUNY and #4 University overall in New York by Forbes’ America’s Top Colleges 2023 list

2. Diverse and inclusive talent pool

Our campus is a melting pot of cultures, backgrounds, and perspectives. By recruiting Binghamton students, you gain access to a diverse talent pool that brings creativity, adaptability, and unique problem-solving skills to your organization.

Diversity snapshot:

  • 45.9% of our students are students of color
  • 9.8% of our students are international students coming from 98 countries and territories
  • 13.7% of our students are first generation college students

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Binghamton's diverse student population can bring a wide set of skills, backgrounds, and perspective to your organization.

3. Career-ready graduates

Binghamton University places a strong emphasis on career readiness. About 85% of our students participate in high-impact practices such as internships, research projects, service learning, education abroad, and other experiences that equip them with practical skills and real-world experience, making them valuable assets from day one. The Princeton Review ranked Binghamton as one of the top 20 public colleges for best career placement for the last 3 years. 

4. Active campus engagement

Our students are involved in various extracurricular activities, leadership roles, and community service projects. There are 680+ groups on campus that our students lead and are involved in. This not only demonstrates their well-roundedness but also their ability to work effectively in teams and take on leadership responsibilities.

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Binghamton students demonstrate strengths in team settings, leadership skills, and more through involvement in extracurricular activities, leadership roles, and community service projects.

5. Access to cutting-edge research

Binghamton University is an R1 research institution, a hub of innovation and very high research activity. When you recruit our students, you tap into the latest advancements in various fields, from STEM disciplines to social sciences and humanities.

6. Proximity to major markets

Located in the heart of New York's Southern Tier, Binghamton University offers easy access to major metropolitan areas like New York City and Philadelphia. This strategic location makes it convenient for employers to recruit top talent and tap into diverse markets.

7. Strong alumni network

Our alumni have gone on to make significant contributions in their respective industries. When you recruit Binghamton students, you not only gain access to our current talent pool but also become part of a growing network of successful professionals.

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Recruiting our students connects you with Binghamton's ever-growing network of accomplished alumni

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The Fleishman Career Center is committed to helping you find the right talent to drive your organization's success. Explore our resources, events, and opportunities and get started on your journey to connect with our exceptional students and graduates.Engage and recruit our students

For personalized assistance or to discuss specific recruiting needs, please contact our Employer Engagement team at hirebing@binghamton.edu. We look forward to partnering with you in creating a brighter future together.