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The Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science

Career and Alumni Connections

Watson Career and Alumni Connections provides lifelong career opportunities to our students by engaging alumni and industry partners in various networking and career-focused programs.

It is our goal to connect alumni and industry with students to provide employment opportunities, professional skills and research experiences.

We offer these services to Watson School students to enable them to flourish in their chosen career path.

Employment Opportunities

Event and Development Opportunities

Career Assistance Office Hours: Monday - Friday: 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM: 
Engineering Building C-Pod

If assistance will take longer than 10 minutes, please schedule an appointment in hireBING or by email: When selecting an appointment type in hireBING, be sure to select one starting with "Watson Students".  Please consult the resume guides provided in order to maximize your appointment time. 

Watson Advising

Exploring Your Potential

  • Networking and Get Involved
  • Explore Research, Jobs/Internships, Graduate School
  • Build a Portfolio


Global Engagement

Organizing Your Skills

  • Resumes
  • Cover Letters
  • Job/Internship Searches and Applying


Career and Alumni Connections

Preparing Your Next Steps

  • Interviewing
  • Follow up and Job Acceptance
  • Preparing for the position


Undergraduate Commencement Speaker

Achieving Your Possibilities

  • Students to alumni
  • Navigate the workplace
  • Professional Development


Our Team

Lindsey Sikorski
Director of Watson Career & Alumni Connections
Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering & Applied Sciences | 607-777-4578 | EB C-4

Brendan O'Bryan
Employer Relations Coordinator
Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering & Applied Sciences | 607-777-4569 | EB C-6

Daniel Cain
Alumni Engagement Specialist
Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering & Applied Sciences | 607-777-5202 | EB C-7

Maureen Van Deusen
Events Specialist
Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering & Applied Sciences | 607-777-4573 | EB C Pod

Alana Epstein (Senior ISE)

Atdhetare (Addy) Ame (Senior ME)

Darrell Robinson (PhD BME)

Ishika Chakrabarty (MS SSIE)

Ryan Mccormick (Junior CS)

Our Events

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Engineering Building C-pod Suite
7:20pm - 8:30pm

Four engineers from IBM Endicott will be coming to campus to speak about being women in a male dominated field and how to address this, as well as other professional experiences they've had. 

Mary O'Malley-Trumble,  a member of the Thomas J. Watson Advisory board as well as the Senior Location Executive at IBM Endicott, will be one of the women in attendance. 

The dress code for this event is business casual. Refreshments will be served by the event co-sponsor, the department of Systems Science & Industrial Engineering. 

Sponsored by Society of Women Engineers
All Day
E&S 2008
The primary objective of this hackathon is to construct a device which meets as many of the following criteria in the most complex and interesting way possible: The device is able to manipulate itself or its environment in some way. The device is able to autonomously respond to changes in its environment. The device is able to receive remote input from a person in a way different from the second bullet. To register, please visit
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Osterhout Theater-Anderson Center
TEDxBinghamtonUniversity is an independently organized event that falls under the TED Talks umbrella. The theme for this years event is "Infinity" and will feature a host, 8 speakers, an intermission performance, exhibitors, increased audience interactivity, and a meet and greet with the speakers immediately following the event! This year, the event will take place in the Osterhout Theater at the Anderson Center on Sunday, March 25th, 2018 @ 1:00PM. Check out our lineup of speakers here: Tickets can be found: Online at $10 ($1.80 surcharge)
12:00pm - 1:00pm
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Morgan Stanley | Career Discovery Day, Tuesday, April 24: Application Deadline Wednesday, March 28 This one-day workshop provides LGBT, Black, Hispanic, and Native American undergraduate students with the opportunity to experience the culture of Morgan Stanley and is designed for students interested in Compliance, Corporate Treasury, Finance, Firm Risk Management, Human Resources, Internal Audit, and/or Operations.  
All Day
Build, Break, Collaborate

Join Hack Upstate for the 11th installment of the biannual weekend hackathon series. Hack Upstate’s mission is to unite and facilitate collaboration among the greater Upstate New York technology community. In pursuit, we organize hackathons, offer web and mobile development classes, facilitate talks and lectures, and ultimately help align Upstate tech talent with promising employment opportunities. To date, we’ve built a growing network comprised of thousands of Upstate New York engineers and nearly a hundred technology employers.
All Day
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Mandela Room
Join Thomas J. Watson faculty and staff in recognizing and celebrating our graduating Watson students in Spring 2018. Hors d'oeuvre will be served, and students can expect student speakers, a warm welcome into the BU Alumni Association, prizes, and a chance to fill out our annual senior survey. Stay tuned for more details about this event, and mark your calendars!!
11:00am - 3:30pm
Events Center
11:00am - 2:30pm
University Union, Vestal, NY 13850, USA
Hosted by the Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development

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Last Updated: 3/15/18