Our goal as Manhattanville College’s Center for Career Development is to help students to apply their liberal arts education and co-curricular experiences to anticipate the future world of work advancing their career goals over a lifetime
The Center for Career Development (CCD) supports and empowers students and alumni to make important decisions that integrate academic studies and life experiences with career planning. We strive to promote faculty, alumni, and employer partnerships to generate opportunities that help students and alumni to discover their career potential and meet their career goals.
The Center for Career Development works with students to advance academic and personal experiences into experiential learning opportunities. Our friendly, professional staff offer a complete lineup of both personal services and online resources to help prepare students and alumni for a great future and a meaningful career.
Our approach to career planning is developmental. In today’s competitive market, we are committed to excellence through continuously improving our efforts to educate and prepare our students and alumni to anticipate the future and become collaborative contributors in the global community. We achieve this through individualized career exploration counseling, self-assessment, skill development, and utilizing internship and job search strategies that empower students to take ownership in their personal and professional success.
We appreciate the opportunity to educate students about the job-search process, teach them skills, and make them aware of career resources.
Presentation Topics Sample topics include, but are not limited to:
How to Choose a Major
Cover Letter Writing/Professional Correspondence
How to Find a Summer Job or Internship
How to Make the Most of a Career Fair
Building a LinkedIn Profile
Dress for Success
Networking Tips & Personal Branding
Job Search Strategies (Internet included)
Graduate School Preparation
How to request a presentation:
In order to best accommodate your request, please make your request at least two weeks in advance. Sometimes we are able to accommodate last-minute requests, however, that is dependent on the time of year.