Career Preparation Toolkit
A visit to Career Development as your “one-stop resource center” will offer many programs, services, and resources that can support you as you discover and develop your professional career goals.
The “tools” you select will help build the foundation for your personal self-marketing toward your life-long career development.
Connecting with our career coaching/counseling team can be your first step in creating, refining, and implementing your plan.
Resume and Cover Letter
Learn how to highlight your abilities, experiences, and accomplishments through your resume and cover letter.
Learn interview tips, how to follow up, and more.
Network and Connect
Learn about Networking and resources including LinkedIn, Purchase Alumni Mentor Network and more.
Diversity Programs and Resources
Career and workplace diversity programs and resources.
8 Career Readiness Competencies
Career & Self Development, Communication, Critical Thinking, Equity & Inclusion, Leadership, Professionalism,
Teamwork, and Technology
Career readiness in college is key to ensuring student success for entry into the workforce; it is the foundation upon which a career begins. Career readiness provides a framework for addressing career goals and outcomes for academic and extracurricular activities regardless of the field of study.
Employers look to a graduate’s career readiness and competencies when identifying necessary skills and abilities related to their job functions; career readiness offers employers a framework for hiring talent through internship and experiential education programs.