Colgate Career Services coaches students of all class years through the exploration of career opportunities available to them following graduation.
Before diving into specifics about careers and industries, take stock of the current situation. Students should consider what they bring to the table, and the resources available to them.
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Career advisers, peer advisers, and extensive programming in Colgate Career Services are available to assist students as they begin the process of self-assessment and career exploration. Work with an adviser to build your personalized action plan to make your goals a reality.
Learn About Careers
Thorough research can help students find career paths that fit their values, interests, personality, and skills. When researching, building a pros/cons list for various industries may be a helpful strategy.
Career Research Resources
This information from Colgate helps students understand the careers pursued by real Colgate alumni of various majors. As a liberal arts institution, Colgate prepares its students for success in a wide variety of fields and careers.
The expert career advisers at Colgate have curated significant and effective resources about a variety of fields and industries to help students learn more about the opportunities available to them.
Information about companies and careers providing the context needed to identify your best job opportunities.
Features occupation and industry information, salary data, career videos, education resources, self-assessment tools, career exploration assistance, and more.
A tool for career exploration and job analysis, including detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers and students.
Published by the U.S. government, this is a comprehensive resource describing most career options.
Review video interviews conducted by the Roadtrip Nation team based on your interests (i.e., sports, politics) or a theme (i.e., risk, focus).
Going Global provides country-specific career and employment information, the latest worldwide employment trends, and industry outlooks reflecting international employers. Please contact us to obtain login information.
Career Development Resources and Programs
High-impact mini-courses will help prepare you to be a more marketable candidate for summer experiences across industries. From Photoshop to Project Management, Career Services has curated a wide range of programs that are available throughout four enrollment periods.
These opportunities are supported through the generosity of the Robert A. Fox ’59 Management and Leadership Program, the Alan Greene ’51 Investment Studies Program, and the Walters Family
Writing a résumé, finding internship opportunities, networking, and interviewing are all critical components of launching a successful career — but they are not always easy. Our workshops, guides, and online resources are a great place to begin building your personal skill set and brand. Explore the Career Services Toolkit
Start unlocking your career potential with Colgate’s Job Skills Accelerator.
This three-week immersive program offers you the experiences and training sought by employers across industries and job functions — while enjoying summertime at Colgate.
Participants benefit from real-world immersion, collaborative growth with peers and alumni, micro-credential opportunities, and new skills and professional development.
This program is made possible by support from the Alan Greene ’51 Investment Studies Program and the Robert A. Fox ’59 Management and Leadership Skills Program