Career Success at Long Island University


Your career journey at Long Island University starts during your first year. As part of the LIU community, you have access to an outstanding network of employers and an elite alumni community in the New York City area and beyond.

You will participate in career success workshops, create your resume during your first semester, and participate in job and internship fairs. LIU Promise offers several resources to guide you throughout your career journey—including access to Handshake and Big Interview online platforms. Your success coach is your own experienced and trained career coach that will support you every step of the way.

We cannot wait for you to join the many successful LIU alumni who have become industry leaders and professionals in their fields.


Career-Related Accolades

  • Long Island University's nursing; healthcare; dietetics & clinical nutrition services; and homeland security, law enforcement & firefighting programs are among the top 5% highest paid graduates in America by CollegeFactual.com
  • Long Island University is ranked a Top 50 College in New York for Salary Potential by Payscale.com
  • Long Island University is ranked in the Top 14 of R2 institutions for producing the most high-earning female alumni under 40 in the United States
  • Long Island University Is Recognized As A Top 100 National University For Social Mobility by U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges, 2021
  • LIU Brooklyn is ranked as a Best School for Nursing and Health Care Majors by Salary Potential by Payscale.com

Handshakes
Handshake is the student job and internship portal. You will have access to thousands of positions, can upload your resume, and begin your career search. To log into Handshake, click here and enter your MyLIU credentials.

Big Interview
The University’s Big Interview platform provides you with the tools to conduct video interviewing to prepare for jobs and internships. Big Interview will introduce you to essential life skills needed to excel in the interview process. To access Big Interview, click here and enter your MyLIU credentials.

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