Career Development Resources

Career Development Resources

  • hireBING by Handshake
    Schedule appointments with WCAC professionals, register for events and info-sessions, apply to jobs and internships, and access various professional development resources.
  • WCAC student Google drive
    A one-stop shop for engineering-specific resumé and cover letter templates, interview guides, and a variety of career-related resources.
  • WCAC Document Upload Form
    Upload any of the following for a professional review: résumé, cover letter, LinkedIn URL, graduate school essay or scholarship essay.
  • Mentor Match
    An online platform connecting Binghamton students with alumni — helping to prepare them for a successful future, navigate their careers and, perhaps, explore new career paths.
  • Big Interview
    An online interview training system that allows students to record, review, and share their answers. Choose from dozens of interview sets and over 20 different industries/majors.
  • VMock
    An online resume and CV review platform that provides instant and personalized feedback to help improve your document.
  • Vault
    A comprehensive research library that includes company profiles, industry information and more career exploration resources right at your fingertips.
  • Emsi Labor Market Insights
    Explore occupations by career categories and pathways and use real time labor market data to power your decision making.
  • Binghamton University Student Outcomes
    Find salary, employment information, and internship sites of recent Binghamton University graduates by major.
  • Leadership & Rotational Programs
    Many companies offer these programs to recruit and develop leaders for their organization. 
  • Micro-Internships
    Professional assignments for employers consist of 5-40 hours of work (remote options available)! Create your profile and apply to projects.
  • CareerShift
    Students can search, store, and organize their job and internship searches and contacts. It also helps to organize day-to-day communication with professional contacts by scheduling reminders for follow-ups.
  • Candid Career
    The premier provider of thousands of informational video interviews featuring industry professionals. The website is dedicated to providing the inside scoop on careers, as well as advice that will give students an edge in their job search.
  • Career Assessments
    An online platform that guides users through a reliable, intuitive career and education decision making model to help them choose a college, select a major, explore occupations, make informed career decisions and take action in their career development.

International Student Resources

International students looking for a job or internship must be aware of some unique regulations prior to employment in the U.S. We offer some tips to help.

Career Development Micro-Credential

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The Watson Career Development Essentials micro-credential will provide the opportunity for Watson College students, alumni, and professionals to develop fundamental skills that will enhance their career development and increase their employability. Resources and individual guidance with an expert will be provided for course participants. Upon completion of the micro-credential, course participants will possess four learning artifacts, including a professional resume and cover letter, complete LinkedIn profile, and a critiqued mock interview.
Complete the following 4 learning objectives to receive a Watson Career Development Essentials Micro-Credential Badge:

  • Engineering or computer science-specific professional resume
  • Cover letter tailored to a position of interest in alignment with the individual’s career goals
  • LinkedIn profile complete with a professional headshot, headline, summary, experience and education sections, skills, and plan for developing connections
  • Mock interview practice and personalized feedback for improvement