Exclusively for the class of 2021, the Career Resource Center introduces the SUNY New Paltz First-Year Internship Program!

First-year students (non-transfers) have the opportunity to gain valuable professional experience with SUNY New Paltz alumni in a variety of on-campus departments during the spring 2018 semester. Each one offers a substantive project with explicit learning and skill-development goals along with guidance and support from a dedicated staff or faculty member who is an alumnus or alumna of SUNY New Paltz.

Application and internship descriptions are available!

  •  Deadline to apply: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 by 4 p.m.
  •  Complete 1 of nearly 30 available on-campus internships this Spring!

Past sites have included Alumni Relations, Records & Registration, Career Resource Center, School of Business, Student Activities and Union Services, Student Development, Athletics & Wellness, EOP, Biology, Education, Digital Media & Journalism, Art and many more!

  • Build your resume and gain experience
  • Network and gain contacts in the New Paltz community!

Contact Erica Wagner at with any questions you may have.



Wed. October 18th
Student Union 2nd Floor


Networking Fair for Jobs & Internships
Student Union Multi-Purpose Room (MPR)
Detailed list of 65+ companies and organizations who will be on campus to recruit for internships and full-time positions. We encourage all students to stop by between classes and meetings. Alumni are also welcome to attend.

LinkedIn Photo Session
12 noon-3pm
Scholar’s Perch in Student Union
FREE professional photo for SUNY NP students! Drop-ins are welcome!

Thank you to the generous sponsors!
Resumania! Sponsors
Northwestern Mutual Financial Network

LinkedIn Photos Sponsor
Northwestern Mutual Financial Network

Fair Sponsors 

Green Mountain Energy

JBT Corporation

The Fall 2017 Networking Fair for Jobs & Internships is next week!

Don’t just be ready. Be career fair ready!

Career fairs represent an excellent opportunity to meet many potential employers face-to-face in a short amount of time. This workshop gives you tips on how to make the most of any career fair you attend.

We’ll discuss: 
what to wear,
what to bring and
what to say at the event.

Students are welcome to bring food and beverages to this workshop.  It will be on Wed. October 11 at 12:30pm in Hum 214.

Please stop by the Career Resource Center to have your resume reviewed between 9am-4pm on Mon. October 16. You will receive 10 sheets of free resume paper to print your updated resume on just in time for the Career Fair on Wednesday October 18.

Creating a Resume
Never written a resume? That is okay. We have examples for you to follow.

  1. Login to MyNewpaltz
  2.  Select HawkHire under ‘Internships & Jobs’
  3. Go to ‘Resources’ (lightbulb symbol) and select ‘Document Library’. There is a career handbook for every academic school on campus. Each has resume examples.
  4. Open up a blank Microsoft Word or Google Doc to start your own. Give yourself about 20 minutes.

Thank you to the generous business sponsors who helped make this event possible!

How to Get a Job in Sustainability: Building a Leadership Career in Business, NGOs and Government


SUB 418  |   Wednesday, November 1st  |  4pm



  • Explore sustainability career directions
  • Evaluate the impact of the current administration on sustainability jobs
  • Discuss grad school and continuing education options
  • Provide listeners with a tailored, concrete job search strategy
  • Q&A to address individual career questions



Dr. Eban Goodstein, Director, Graduate Programs in Sustainability

Bard College




Emily Zurner, Senior Career Specialist for Liberal Arts and Sciences

Career Resource Center

Humanities 105



All event listing:

Join the Career Resource Center and a number of our alumni for a networking lunch. This event currently features four SUNY New Paltz alumni and will be limited to the first 28 students that register.  You will enjoy an in-depth conversation with one alumni (see below), a catered meal, and the chance to meet and network with the other attending alumni. Here are the details:

When: Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 12:00 – 1:00pm

Where: The College Terrace

RSVPYou must pre-register to attend. Limited to the first 28 students.

Dress: Business casual

Featured Alumni:

  • Paul Vengillio: Systems Implementation Manager, Sterling Equities, Great Neck, NY
  • Oliver Petrovic: Managing Director, Savills Studley (real estate), New York, NY
  • Caitlin Boroden: Director of SEO, EAG Marketing, LLC – based in Columbus, Ohio, but works remotely
  • Julian Lesser: Director, Sales and Product Development, Luminary Media, King
    ston, NY

If you have questions about this event, please contact Mark McFadden.

T. Howard Foundation Internship Info Session

Tuesday, October 17th
5:15 pm- 6:15 pm
Science Hall, Room 181


The T. Howard Foundation, ,  is a non-profit organization whose mission is to 
promote diversity in media and entertainment by increasing the number of diverse and underrepresented groups and underserved communities within the industry.


WABC-TV is holding its Intern Recruitment for SPRING 2018 internships.  It will take place on Thursday, November 9, 2017 for “chosen candidates only” that meet the necessary qualifications.

They are offering one UNPAID and several PAID internships for select departments. Internships are active throughout the year, with recruitment for fall, spring, and summer semesters. Please see internship descriptions and recruitment guidelines.

Please go to and click on information for ABC7 Internships or click this link:

Submit your resume and student application to    

Please NO Phone Calls.

Deadline to submit: Friday, October 20th by 11:59pm

To be eligible for PAID internshipinterns will receive a minimum wage salary of $11/hour.

Applicants must have attained at least junior year standing in an undergraduate program leading to a degree, and either attend school in or permanently live in the New York tri-state area.  Students must be available to work sixteen hours per week.

 To be eligible for our UNPAID Internship: interns will receive a stipend.

Applicants must be receiving academic credit, attained at least junior year standing in an undergraduate program leading to a degree, and either attend school in or permanently live in the New York tri-state area.  Students must be available to work a minimum of sixteen hours per week.


If you’re a sophomore student (with 30-59 credits) who would like to connect with professionals and better understand the majors associated with careers, the Sophomore Shadow Program is for you! This one day experience provides students from all majors (including undecided) and interest access to those who were once in your shoes!

Come to one of the application sessions to learn more!

Friday, October 6, 1-2pm | HUM 205

Friday, October 13, 12:30-1:30pm | HUM 205

Tuesday, October 17, 10-11am | HUM 120

Monday, October 23, 3-4pm | HUM 310

Please see additional information and application:
Apply by Friday October 27!




Students can now check out one of three professional padfolios to use for an upcoming interview. Just stop by the Sojourner Truth Library and ask at the front desk. The padfolio holds a pen, copies of your resume and any other papers that you might need for your interview so you will look professional and organized. These are especially handy when walking around a career fair.

Don’t forget to schedule a practice or mock interview with the Career Resource Center. Simply call (845) 257-3265 or stop by Humanities 105 to make an appt.

Are you interested in working in the government for the summer or after you graduate? If so, the Disability Resource Center and Career Resource Center would like to tell you about a great opportunity for SUNY New Paltz students!

What is the Workforce Recruitment Program?
The Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities (WRP), coordinated by the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) and the U.S. Department of Defense, is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal and private sector employers with highly motivated college students, graduate students, and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to prove their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs.

Eligible students must:
– have a disability and be eligible under the Schedule A hiring authority
– be a United States citizen
– be enrolled in a degree program on a substantially full-time basis OR have graduated with a degree in April 2016 or more recently.

If you are interested in interviewing with a representative from WRP or learning more about the program, please contact: Mark McFadden, director of the Career Resource Center at SUNY New Paltz.

Please visit for more information regarding WRP and click on the student registration button to get started!

All application materials must be uploaded to the WRP site by October 17th by 12:00am PST. No late applications will be accepted. You will need time to get your registration approved by your coordinator, gather your resume and transcript, and complete your application, so please don’t delay!

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Humanities 214

The Career Resource Center offers workshops every Wednesday throughout the academic year.  Join us each Wednesday in Humanities 214 from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. as we discuss different career-related topics.

All SUNY New Paltz students are welcome to attend Wednesday Workshops. No advance sign-up is necessary. You are welcome to bring your lunch or beverages. We will see you Wednesday September 6th for our first one!

The Ulster County Executive’s Office is interested in creating various types of learning opportunities within county departments, providing students with unique projects that directly benefit students’ needs. Internships may be available in the County Executive’s Office, the Office of Economic Development, the Department for the Environment, the Health Department and many others (see below). The County is looking for students who work well autonomously and in teams, think creativity, are willing to take initiative, and want to help solve problems to benefit the regional community.

Students interested in interning with Ulster County should contact Assistant Deputy Executive Judy Riley, at 845-334-8356 or forward their resume via email to and indicate if they are seeking a Fall, Spring or Summer internship, and what they are interested in.

A few examples of internship activities interns have participated in recently include:

  • Organizing press conferences, drafting press releases, and organizing events – County Executive’s Office
  • Environmental sampling projects – Department for the Environment
  • Economic indicator research – Office of Economic Development
  • GIS activities – Planning, Information Services, and Environmental Departments
  • Creating online e-forms for the Health Department
  • Reviewing, revising and updating the Ulster County Website

Ulster County Departments & Agencies offering internships opportunities

  • County Executive
  • County Attorney
  • Commissioner of Finance
  • Emergency Communications/ Emergency Management
  • Employment & Training
  • Environment Department
  • Health/Mental Health Department
  • Human Rights Commission
  • Information Services (IT)
  • Office for the Aging
  • Planning Department
  • Probation Department
  • Public Defender
  • Public Works Department
  • Purchasing Department
  • Real Property Tax Service Agency
  • Safety Department
  • Social Services
  • Tourism
  • Ulster County Area Transit (UCAT)
  • Veterans’ Service Agency
  • Youth Bureau