Amy Williamson 
Student Success Story: Amy Williamson ‘20
March 31, 2020 - Amy Williamson found her passion for public service after interning with local government organizations. Read Story.
Gabriela Avila

Student Success Story: Gabriela Avila ’16 MPA ’17
Nov. 7, 2019 -  Tiffany Kwark utilized the Fleishman Center’s Focus 2 Assessment to find her passion and pursue a career in emergency management. Read Story.

Student Success Story: Tiffany Kwark 

Nov. 7, 2019 -  Tiffany Kwark utilized the Fleishman Center’s Focus 2 Assessment to find her passion and pursue a career in emergency management. Read Story.

News Story
Students and Employers Discuss Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace at First Diversity Roundtable

Nov. 6, 2019 - The Fleishman Center hosted its first Diversity Roundtable connecting students with Employers who value diversity. Read Story.

Student Success Story
Student Success Story: Yunus Tekin and Celena Chin

Sept. 24, 2019 - Yunus Tekin and Celena Chin utilize Fleishman Center services to perfect their post-graduate education applications. Read Story.

 Student Success Story
Student Success Story: Adam Stensland

Sept. 12, 2019 - Adam Stensland finds cybersecurity internship through the job and internship fair.
Read Story.

Student Success Story
Student Success Story: Ashley Hilfman

April 16, 2019 - Ashley Hilfman '18 leveraged student employment and found a gateway into her dream career. Read Story.

Employer Site Visit
Employer Site Visits Expand to Silicon Valley in May 2019

March 11, 2019 - For the first time, students can apply to attend Employer Site Visits in Silicon Valley, California to engage in professional networking with alumni working in companies such as Google and Facebook. Read Story. 

Dan Black and Harvey Stenger MCN
Dan Black '94, Global Recruiting Leader at EY, shares his best networking tips at 2019 Metro Connections Night

March 11, 2019 - Dan Black '94, Global Recruiting Leader at EY, shared the best networking tips he's acquired over his 20 years as a recruiter interacting with students and potential employees, at this Metro Connections Night keynote. Read Story

Binghamton University student networking at Job and Internship Fair
Career Readiness Emerges as a Priority 

Feb. 19, 2019 - Binghamton University Assistant Vice President of Student Success, Kelli Smith, Ph.D. was published in the 100th Anniversary Edition of Leadership Exchange Magazine for Chief Student Affairs Officers. Read Story. 

Student talking with employer at job fair
Spring Job and Internship Fair Replaced with Smaller Industry-Specific Fairs

Jan. 28, 2019 - A series of industry-specific fairs will provide students an opportunity to make connections with employers in a smaller venue. Read Story.

 VMock Platform

Fleishman Center Launches VMock - Online Resume Review Platform

Jan. 26, 2018 - Binghamton University students now have free access to instant and personalized resume review with VMock. Read Story.

Student conducting research
Student Employment Postings Increase over 200% Due to Committee's Efforts

Jan. 12, 2019 - For the last six months, the Student Employment Committee has focused multiple resources on connecting students to local part-time jobs and improving student staff outcomes with employers. Read Story

2018 Highlights
Fleishman Center's 2018 Highlights 

Dec. 21, 2018 - As 2018 nears its end, the Fleishman Center staff would like to celebrate some of its many accomplishments from the past year. Read Story

Student participating in NYC Job Shadow Program
New One Day NYC Shadowing Program Allows Students to Build Personal Connections with Alumni 

Nov. 14, 2018 - Students traveled to NYC, spent a day in the life of alumni in their desired industry, attended an alumni networking event, and traveled back, all in under 24 hours. Read Story

Dennis Lusiana at Cool Connections Hot Alumni Event
Dennis Lusiana '12 Shared with Students How She Became a Marketing Expert - Without Ever Studying Marketing 

Oct. 1, 2018 - Each step of the way, Dennis Lusiana '12, decided what success meant to her -- from studying computer science and graphic design to her current role as a marketing and communications manager at the University of Arizona. Read Story.

Students shopping at JCP Suit Up event
Students Offered Affordable Professional Clothing During 2nd JCPenney Suit Up

Sept. 10, 2018 - Nearly 500 students attended the private store event to take advantage of a special discount on men's and women's professional clothing  - just in time for the Job and Internship Fair. Read Story.

Chenelle Seck 
JFEW/SUNY Scholar Spotlight: Passion for Sociological Research and Education Brings Scholar to Teachers College at Columbia University

July 20, 2018 - Sociology graduate plans to combine her research interests and her personal passion into a graduate program she calls a "perfect match." Read Story.

Tina Szpicek accepting award
JFEW/SUNY Scholar Spotlight: Pre-Law Scholar Takes Varied Legal Experience to an Internship at the Innocence Project

July 15, 2018 - As a participant in the Harpur Pre-Law Public Interest Internship Program, pre-law scholar spends the summer conducting research on varying evidentiary rules across different states. Read Story. website screenshot
Fleishman Center develops data-driven tool that breaks down earnings and employment by Binghamton University major

July 7, 2018 - A new interactive website,, features a breakdown of employment and continuing education plans of recent Binghamton University graduates. Read Story. 

Priya in front of the Eiffel Tower
JFEW/SUNY Scholar Spotlight: Student Accepted into German-American Youth Ambassador Program

May 7, 2018 - A senior political science student will spend a year abroad studying German and participating in public diplomacy in a competitive, federally funded program. Read Story.

students attending the nursing job and internship fair
Nursing-Focused Job and Internship Fair Sees Over 100 Students

March 30, 2018 - On Tuesday, March 20, Binghamton University nursing students had the unique opportunity to attend a Job and Internship Fair exclusively for them. Read Story.

Chris Ullman Receives award at Alumni Recognition Ceremony
Fleishman Center Whistles Praise for Chris Ullman '86

March 29, 2018 - Chris Ullman '86 received the Distinguished Service Medal award at the 2018 Alumni Association's Special Recognition Awards ceremony for his support for and participation in a plethora of the Fleishman Center's programs and activities. Read Story.

Connections for Success participants in reflection event
Connections for Success Retreat Fosters Personal Growth and Professional Development

March, 22, 2018 - The third annual Connections for Success Retreat helped sophomore students identify their strengths, values, and goals while networking with alumni and staff in pursuit of career exploration. Read Story.

2018 Students at Washington Dc Visits
Washington, D.C. Employer Site Visits Show Students Unique Opportunities in Nation's Capital

March 20, 2018 - 24 students make the most of March break by attending Employer Site Visits and networking with alumni in Washington, D.C.  Read Story.

Internship Fund Assists Students in Gaining Experience
Internship Fund Assists Students in Gaining Experience

March 13, 2018 - The Student Affairs Internship Fund helps students gain experience while relieving financial burden of unpaid summer internships. Read Story. 

Fleishman Center Shares Expertise at Global Career Services Summit in U.K.
Fleishman Center Shares Expertise at Global Career Services Summit in U.K.

March 13, 2018 - The Fleishman Center is one of over 100 career services centers from around the world sharing expertise at the third annual Global Career Services Summit. Read Story. 

Dr. Kelli K. Smith Sourcebook
Kelli Smith, AVP for Career Programs and Experiential Education, Publishes Sourcebook on Leadership Development and Career Preparedness

March 8, 2018 - Dr. Kelli K. Smith served as lead editor and author of a new sourcebook published in February, which expresses that preparing students for post-graduation life is the duty of the entire university, not just career services. Read Story.

 Connections for Success Earns Silver
Connections for Success Retreat Earns Silver Award from NASPA

March 5, 2018 - The Fleishman Center's Connection for Success program  receives Silver Award for Careers, Academic Advising and Support from NASPA's 2017-2018 Excellence Awards. Read Story

 Barbara Lang at 2018 Etiquette Dinner
Annual Event Teaches Students Etiquette and How to Network Over Dinner

February 27, 2018 - Hospitality expert Barbara Lang taught nearly 200 students how to show awareness, appreciation, and respect during the Spring 2018 Etiquette Dinner. Read Story

Publicis Media Site Visit
Students get a glimpse at careers during Binghamton in the City 2018

January 26, 2018 - New York City may have been cold and snow covered, but it didn't stop students from visiting employers and connecting with alumni and employers over winter break. Read Story

Students at Washington DC Employer Site Visit 
Fleishman Center's 2017 Highlights

December 29, 2017 - As 2017 nears its end, the Fleishman Center staff would like to celebrate some of its many accomplishments from the past year. Read Story

Chris Ullman at Binghamton University
Alumni Success: Ullman '86 Develops His Brand — both personally, and professionally

November 17, 2017 - Andrew Vaccaro, '15, followed his necessary steps, from double-majoring in political science and English at Binghamton University to finding success in his current position at the US Department of State. Read Story

Andrew Vaccaro, '15, Followed Steps to Success — and to the State Department

November 14, 2017 - Andrew Vaccaro, '15, followed his necessary steps, from double-majoring in political science and English at Binghamton University to finding success in his current position at the US Department of State. Read Story 

 career champions
Third Annual Career Champions Breakfast Awards Faculty and Staff for Promoting Career-Readiness

November 10, 2017 -  Nearly 150 Career Champions were celebrated  for their work in preparing and mentoring students toward their post-graduation goals. Read Story

AMy Dacey speaking with students 
Pipedream: Amy Dacey, '93, Speaks on Experience in Politics and Public Relations

October 8, 2017 - Ever since the age of 8 years old, this alumna has worked tirelessly for what she believes in, from local politics to national campaigns, and now in PR for government agencies. Read Pipedream article

natalie elisha 
Pipedream: For Natalie Elisha, '09, Confidence Yields Career Success

September 4, 2017 - After graduating in two years, completing law school and founding her own law firm at age 24, dynamic and energetic alumna Elisha returned to campus to share insight, wisdom and career advice. Read Pipedream article


Dr. Kelli K. Smith

Binghamton University Names New Assistant Vice President for Career Programs and Experiential Education

July 11, 2017 - The Division of Student Affairs at Binghamton University announces that Kelli K. Smith, director of University Career Services, will become assistant vice president for career programs and experiential education effective July 13. Read Story

NCDA Award Logo

Fleishman Center to Be Recognized as Exemplary Career Center

June 21, 2017 - The Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development will be presented with the 2017 Exemplary Career Center award by the National Career Development Association (NCDA), the top award given to recognize outstanding achievement by a career center. Read Story

shelsie lindor - senior

2017 Passport to Career Success Winners

May 1, 2017 - Students who completed activities listed in the Passport to Career Success were entered to win a $50 Best Buy gift card. Congratulations to these four lucky winners! Read Story

etiquette dinner

Dinner Teaches Etiquette, Social Cues, and Professional Development Tips

Feb. 22, 2017 - Over 250 students, faculty and staff learned these tips and many more at the Spring 2017 Etiquette Dinner hosted by the Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development. Read Story

MyWorldAbroad Resource

Fleishman Center Partners with MyWorldAbroad to Offer New Online Resource

Feb. 13, 2017 - MyWorldAbroad provides information on how to gain international experience, how to target a future job search, and strategies for both personal and career success. Read Story

visions financial wellness center

Fleishman Center Unveils New Visions Financial Wellness Center

Jan. 26, 2017 - Binghamton University’s Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development is partnering with Visions Federal Credit Union to help students plan their financial journeys. Read Story

2016 highlights

Fleishman Center's Top Highlights of 2016

Dec. 22, 2016 - 2016 may be coming to a close, but its successes and strides are here to stay. Take a look at the top accomplishments of 2016 the Fleishman Center staff are thankful for. Read Story

Career Champ

Career Champions Breakfast Awards Deserving Recipients

Nov. 10, 2016 - The annual Career Champions Recognition Breakfast celebrated 74 faculty and staff members who were nominated by students and colleagues. Read Story

Career Champ

Dr. Yao-Ying Ma Recognized as 2016 Career Champion

Nov. 10, 2016 - Assistant Professor of Psychology, Dr. Yao-Ying Ma, is one of 74 nominees recognized at the Career Champions event on Nov. 10, 2016. Read Story

Student affairs receives 4 awards

Student Affairs Receives Four Awards for Outstanding Programs

Oct. 28, 2016 - The annual Career Champions Recognition Breakfast celebrated 74 faculty and staff members who were nominated by students and colleagues. Read Story

sunny hostin

Alumni Success: Sunny Hostin '90 Following Your Dreams

Oct. 27, 2016 - Sunny speaks to students about her experiences at Binghamton and her career path to where she is today, encouraging students to find a job that “lights them up” and allows them to pursue their passions. Read Story

jc mentor school supply drive

School Supply Drive Helps Johnson City Middle School

May 9, 2016 - Students involved in the JC Mentor Program undertook a school supply drive and positively influence the school and district as a whole. Read Story


Alumni Success: Melissa Edelblum '15, Experience Outside the Classroom Will Take You Far

Mar. 14, 2016 - As part of the Cool Connections, Hot Alumni speaker series, Melissa spoke to students about how Binghamton prepared her to go into the real world and pursue a career in marketing and social media. Read Story