For Undergraduate Students
Your career starts here! Come see us as soon as you can– freshman year is recommended – so we can help you to: pinpoint your skills and interests; focus on appropriate career opportunities, prepare for a job search; and secure internships and career-related work experiences that will help you build your résumé while you’re in school – and launch your career!
Learn about our events and workshops by logging in to our online career management system, MyCareerKey, and watching for messages on the flat screens around campus. To sign up for an event, log in to MyCareerKey!
Our services for undergraduates include:
You’ll receive individualized career counseling throughout your college career from counselors who specialize in your major.
Our assessment tools will help you to discover career options that fit your personality, interests and skills.
Career and Industry Research
A counselor will guide you as you uncover career options and learn about different industries.
The Office regularly sponsors workshops on a variety of topics including interviewing skills, networking and the use of social networking in a job search. Some workshops may target certain majors.
Résumé and Job Search Letter Development
We will teach you how to highlight your skills and other qualifications to specific employers and to position you as a candidate who will be noticed in a competitive job market.
Interview Preparation/Mock Interviews
Experience the interview process first hand and receive meaningful feedback and gain confidence.
Internship and Coop Referrals
We will help you to secure placements that will strengthen your skills and allow you to explore different careers while you network with professionals and build your résumé. Many coop and internship opportunities are paid. For credit-based internships, counselors will guide you toward courses you can take to satisfy credit requirements, including COOP1: Career Readiness and COOP2: Workplace Dynamics.
You’ll have the opportunity to interact with seasoned professionals from a variety of fields and industries, as they share their experiences and valuable career/industry information at panel discussions, networking gatherings and other events.
Alumni Mentor Program
The Alumni Mentor Program will connect you with LIU Brooklyn alumni who are established professionals in their chosen field of interest. You’ll learn about career paths and “a day in the life” in a given industry, and you’ll receive tips for succeeding in a field of interest.
Career fairs, employer spotlights, on-campus interviews and pre-screened off-campus career events will enable you to meet with prospective employers. Check MyCareerKey regularly for an updated list of events!
Job Referral Assistance
As you near graduation, counselors will help you to plan and conduct a job search and prepare to apply and interview for targeted opportunities.
Once you obtain an internship or job, counselors are available to assist you as you adjust to the work world.