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The Passport to Career Success reflects action steps Binghamton students should complete each year to prepare for life after graduation.

After completing action steps from your class year that are relevant to your career goals, meet with a Fleishman Center staff member to review your progress. 

Meet with a Career Consultant

First Year

First Year

Explore your values, skills, personality and interests

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Sophomore Year

Sophomore Year

Deepen connections and refine your focus

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Junior Year

Junior Year

Gain experience and hone your brand

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Senior Year

Senior Year

Search, apply for and secure your post-graduation plans

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The Road to Post-Graduate Success!

These Binghamton University students have completed some of the suggested action steps and are on their way to post-graduate success!

Career Readiness Competencies

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) has identified eight Career Readiness Competencies associated with college student career success. Your Passport suggests activities you can engage in each year to help you develop these critical competencies by graduation.

Critical Thinking/ Problem Solving

Exercise sound reasoning to analyze issues, synthesize information, make decisions, and solve problems using original ideas.


Effectively articulate thoughts and ideas using written, oral and nonverbal communication skills and listen for meaning to gain understanding.

Professionalism/ Work Ethic

Demonstrate integrity, resilience,accountability and ethical behavior; take initiative, prioritize, plan and manage work to produce high-quality results and project a professional presence.


Motivate, organize and delegate work by leveraging the strengths of others; use empathetic skills and a positive attitude to guide and influence others.

Information Technology Application

Select and use appropriate technology to accomplish a given task and apply computing skills to solve problems.


Build and maintain collaborative relationships, work effectively in a team setting through shared responsibility, empathy and respect, and manage one’s emotions while contributing to a common goal.

Career Management

Articulate relevant skills, strengths, knowledge and experiences and identify areas for professional growth; explore and pursue job options and self-advocate for new opportunities.

Global/ Intercultural Fluency

Value, respect, and learn from diverse cultures, races, ages, genders, sexual orientations, and religions. The individual demonstrates, openness, inclusiveness, sensitivity, and the ability to interact respectfully with all people and understand individuals’ differences.