Career Development





Career Development Events!

Events for 2014-2015

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September 2014
Career Development Center Events

Apple Store Information Table
Tuesday, September 2nd, 10am - 2pm, CCN Lobby
(TIME CHANGE:  1pm - 4pm)

The Apple Store is now hiring for multiple New York and Connecticut locations. To learn more about store employment opportunities, Apple will be on campus on Tuesday, September 2nd from 10:00AM-2PM.

Madewell Information Table
Wednesday, September 10th, 11am - 2pm, CCN Lobby

Learn about part-time and full-time hiring opportunities with Madewell in White Plains.

Mad Science Information Table
Monday, September 15th, 11am - 2pm
Learn about Instructor opportunities with Mad Science. Mad Science is a leading provider of fun kids science for ages 3-10 whose interactive programs include after school programs, clubs, workshops, camps, shows and parties that blend education with entertainment.

JW Tumbles Information Table
Tuesday, September 16th, 11am - 2pm, CCN Lobby

Recruiting Part-Time staff to assist in children's gym classes and at birthday parties at JW Tumbles in Mamaroneck.

Super Soccer Stars Information Table
Wednesday, September 17th, 11am - 2pm, CCN Lobby
Stop by to learn about opportunities withSuper Soccer Stars.

Purchase Fire Department Information Table
Friday, September 19th,  10am - 2pm, CCN Lobby
Stop by to learn about becoming a volunteer with the Purchase Fire Department.

SUNY Brockport Washington D.C. Internship Program
Monday, September 22nd
Info Table, 12-1:30pm, CCN Lobby
Info Session,  2-3pm, SSB, 2nd Floor Conference Rm
Spend a semester in Washington, D.C., studying, working and gaining direct involvement in politics, public policy and the policy-making process. Learn more about the program at the Info Session or by stopping by the Info Table.

PEACE OUTside Campus Info Table
Monday, September 29th, 10am - 2pm, CCN Lobby
Stop by to learn about internship and volunteer opportunities for the Teens 'N Transition (TNT) Program. Interns/Volunteers will trained to present to Westchester County High Schools.

Green Mountain Energy
Tuesday, September 30th, 10am - 2pm, CCN Lobby
Learn about part time sales opportunities with Green Mountain Energy. 


October 2014
Career Development Center Events

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Teach for America Information Session
Tuesday, October 7th, 5-6pm, SSB Red Room
Teach For America is the national corps of outstanding recent college graduates and professionals – of all majors, backgrounds, and career interests - who commit to lead students to academic success for two years in urban and rural public schools and become lifelong leaders in expanding educational opportunity. This year, over 10,000 corps members are teaching in 48 regions across the country, while over 30,000 Teach For America alumni continue working from inside and outside the field of education for the fundamental changes necessary to ensure educational excellence and equity is a reality for all students in our country.   Join us to learn how you can get involved in the education reform movement and work for one of the best employers in this country.

Ability Beyond Information Table
Thursday, October 9th, 10am - 2pm, CCN Lobby

Ability Beyond is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting people with disabilities, by providing person-centered, cutting-edge, and cost-effective services.   They are recruiting for both full time and part time entry level opportunities and provide paid training that provides all the certifications necessary to work in their positions.  The shedules are flixible and can be days, evenings or overnights.  Stop by to earn about their current openings.

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Recruit Westchester Collaborative Career and Internship Fair
Fri. October 17th, 10am- 1pm,  Westchester Hilton Hotel, Rye Brook

  • 100+ Local Employers recruiting for FT/PT Jobs and Internships
  • Network with employers, fellow students and alumni
  • WCA Young Professionals Panel Discussion – gain insider tips on getting your foot in the door!

FREE Transportation for Purchase College Students: 
There will be a free bus for Purchase students departing Purchase College at 9:15am and leaving the Hilton at the end of the fair. To sign up for the bus you must RSVP by Monday, October 13th. Space on the Bus is Limited! RSVP to


November 2014
Career Development Center Events

So You Want to go to Grad School? Now What?
Wednesday, November 12th, 12:30 - 1:30pm, Red Room
Come to this essential workshop to learn more about selecting a grad program, the application process, admissions tests, funding, & more.

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Thursday, November 13th,  SSB Red Room, 4pm - 5pm
Speaker: Douglass Miller, Peace Corps Recruiter/RPCV Thailand
Learn what it means to be a Peace Corps Volunteer and gain an inside view into joining the Peace Corps. Take advantage of this opportunity to find out more about the experience of a lifetime!  Co-sponsored by Career Development and International Programs and Services.


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Purchase College Grad School Expo
Wednesday, November 19, 2014  - 12:00 PM-3:00 PM
Performing Arts Center

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The Grad School Expo is a great opportunity to learn about graduate and professional schools. Graduate school admissions representatives will share information about their programs, admissions criteria etc.  A variety of academic fields will be represented.
Co-sponsored by the Academic Resource Center


December 2014
Career Development Center Events


January 2015
Career Development Center Events

Welcome Back!
Drop by the Career Development Center for a warm drink, snack and career resources! Need to meet with a career counselor? Make an appointment while you are here, schedule an appointment through Purchase JobScore or call 251-6370.


February 2015
Career Development Center Events


March 2015
Career Development Center Events

Prepare for the Fair Hours
Career Development Center
Run-in (don’t just walk-in) to meet with a CDC staff member who will help you get ready to speak with employers and have the best resume for the Job and Internship Fair. 

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Dressing for the Job Fair and Beyond

Wednesday, March 18th, 5pm
SSB Red Room

Learn how to dress to impress for the Job & Internship Fair and beyond while still being true to yourself.  Enjoy FREE Pizza and other goodies! 

Know Before You Go!
Thursday, March 19th, 3-4pm, SSB 227
Ensure that you are prepared for the March 25th Job and Internship Fair!  Gain valuable tips on preparing for the fair and learn how to convey your strengths, goals and skills to employers you meet at the fair in one minute or less. Prepare for the fair, and you will be ready to make a great first impression! 

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Purchase College Performing Arts Center
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM

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The Career Development Center is hosting its twelfth annual Purchase College Job & Internship Fair!  Purchase College students and alumni will have an opportunity to meet with employer representatives from Westchester, Connecticut and the Metropolitan New York area who have internship, part-time, summer and full time job opportunities. A wide variety of employers will be attending including private for-profit organizations, government, non-profit and educational institutions as well as organizations in the visual, performing arts and entertainment fields.


April 2015
Career Development Center Events

Mocktail Networking Etiquette

Employer Networking Breakfast
Friday, April 17th, time/location TBA

Senior Open House and Mock Interview Day
Wednesday, April 29th, 11am - 2pm,  Career Development Center
Join us for our SENIOR OPEN HOUSE and the opportunity to practice your interview skills through a MOCK INTERVIEW with REAL EMPLOYERS! Stop by for Free Refreshments, Give-a-ways, Resume Critiques, Job Search Tips, Networking Strategies and more!  


May 2015
Career Development Center Events


Updated 9/2014