Alumni

Alumni of Albertus Magnus College have lifelong access to the Office of Career Services. Among the many services offered are career counseling, résumé consultations, and updates on Facebook and Twitter, Linkedin and our job posting portal.

Contact us at careerservices@albertus.edu or 203-773-6989

Like us on Facebook: Albertus Magnus College Career Services

Follow us on Twitter

Follow us on Linkedin

Be sure to visit the Albertus Magnus College Alumni page on the College’s website at:

http://www.albertus.edu/alumni/

Schedule an Appointment

Career Counselors are available to meet with students individually or in small groups to improve career development skills. The following is a sample list of services available:

  • Career Advising and Counseling
  • Career Testing
  • Internships
  • Campus Recruitment and Interviewing
  • Occupational Discovery and Job Shadowing
  • Graduate and Professional School Planning
  • Study Abroad

Albertus Magnus College's Office of Career Services has a quick and effective way to schedule an appointment with staff members Patrick Clifford or Wiley Dawson.  You will first need to login to Hire A Falcon (hireafalcon.albertus.edu). Once you are in Hire A Falcon, you will need to find the quicklink on the right entitled "Request a Career Counseling Appointment." The next step is to select the type of an appointment needed from the drop-down menu. Now you will need to check on availability and find a time that will work for your schedule. Once you have requested an appointment, you will receive a confirmation email when the career counselor has confirmed their availability.

The Office of Career Services is open for appointments on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Career Development Workshops and Events

Upcoming Events sponsored by the Office of Career Services:

September

Informational Session on Study Abroad
September 12, 2017, 11:15 am - 12:15 pm - Hubert Campus Center/BCR

Informational Tables on Study Abroad
September 27, 2017, 12:10 am - 1:10 pm - Aquinas Hall/Bree Commons

Internship & Practicum Information Session
September 19, 2017, 11:15 am - 12:15 pm - Hubert Campus Center/BCR

The INS & OUTS of Applying to Graduate School
September 26, 2017, 11:15 am - 12:15 pm - Hubert Campus Center/BCR

October

Career Conversations with Alumni: Varsity Athletes
October 3, 2017, 5:30 - 6:30 pm - Hubert Campus Center/BCR

Writing An Effective Resume, Cover Letter & Thank You Correspondence
October 17, 2017, 11:15 am - 12:15 pm - Hubert Campus Center/BCR
October 17, 2017, 4:45 - 5:30 pm - Aquinas Hall/Room G9

Resume Lunch Check
October 19, 2017, 11:15 am - 12:15 pm - Hubert Campus Center/Dining Hall

Developing a Professional Linkedin Profile
October 24, 2017, 11:15 am - 12:15 pm - Hubert Campus Center/BCR
October 24, 2017, 4:45 - 5:30 pm - Aquinas Hall/Room G9

Graduate School Fair for Careers in STEM
October 30, 2017, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm - TAG Atrium

Strategies for Successful Interviewing
October 31, 2017, 11:15 am - 12:15 pm - Hubert Campus Center/BCR

November

Internship & Practicum Information Session
November 7, 2017, 4:45 - 5:30 pm - Aquinas Hall/Room G9

Marketing Yourself on Social Media
November 28, 2017, 11:15 am - 12:15 pm - Hubert Campus Center/BCR

Christmas Break

Job Shadowing
January 8 - 12, 2018

Online Career Links

There are many outstanding resources online to help with career development, job searching and interview preparation.

The following is a sample list of online resources:

CareerOneStop is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. A proud partner of the american job center network.
http://www.careeronestop.org/toolkit/toolkit.aspx

Federal Occupational Search:
https://www.usajobs.gov/StudentsAndGrads

Getting Hired bridges the gap between job seekers with disabilities and employers looking to hire.
http://www.gettinghired.com/

G. I. Jobs is a link to military friendly employers.
http://www.gijobs.com/

Job Match helps you find jobs where your resume will match the requirements.
http://www.krazoom.com

LinkedIN is a networking tool to find connections to recommended jobs, industry experts and business partners.
https://www.linkedin.com/help/linkedin/answer/530?lang=en

LiveCareer Interview Game Plan is an informational interview tutorial to prepare for your "live" interview.
https://www.livecareer.com/interview

NACE Salary Calculator:
https://www.jobsearchintelligence.com/salary-calculator-intro-etc

New York Times Jobs:
https://www.metronewyorkjobs.com/jobs.asp?gclid=CNaHmLim6c4CFckkhgodS1QHSg

NonProfit Career Network Search:
http://www.nonprofitcareer.com/

O*Net OnLine is a detailed description of careers used by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students and researchers.
http://www.onetonline.org/

The Riley Guide provides helpful hints on the interviewing process.
http://www.rileyguide.com/interview.html

Interview Advice reviews preparation, types, questions and competencies needed for a successful experience.
https://www.wikijob.co.uk/content/interview-advice

Grad's Guide to Getting Hire explains how to deploy an effective search strategy.
http://www.learnhowtobecome.org/grads-get-hired-guide/

Landing Your Dream Job: Online Career Resources details how to find a career and future.
http://www.learnhowtobecome.org/

A Student's Guide to Networking in College College explores timelines, tools and tips on making valuable contacts with your college.
http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/college-networking/

Top-notch job and internship opportunities across all 50 states in the country.
http://www.internships.com/student

Job Search Sites: (please be aware that the following sites may share your personal information)
http://www.indeed.com/
http://www.monster.com/
http://www.simplyhired.com/
http://www.internweb.com/

Albertus Magnus College Linkedin page:
https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=18018&trk=eml-edu-analalytics-home-button&midToken=AQELu3Loor3S0A&fromEmail=fromEmail&ut=0nFWpHUOTyGDo1

Albertus Partnered with Resume Target:
The Office of Career Services at Albertus Magnus College has partnered with Resume Target to provide students with access to over 600+ resume templates by industry. To explore the FREE resume templates by industry visit Albertus Resume Templates to search the samples.

Hire a Falcon

Hire A Falcon is Albertus Magnus College’s online job bank, recruiting system, résumé and cover letter builder. Thousands of opportunities are listed in this portal at the local, national and international level.

Access an account by logging in to the following address:

HireaFalcon.albertus.edu

Albertus Magnus College makes no representations or guarantees about positions listed by the Office of Career Services. Albertus Magnus College is not responsible for wages, working conditions, safety, or other aspects of employment at the organizations listed. It is the responsibility of each individual to research the integrity of the organizations to which they are applying and use caution and common sense when following up on job leads. The Office of Career Services assumes no liabilities for acts or omissions by third parties or for material supplied by them. The links to other Web sites from the Albertus Magnus College’s Hire A Falcon are not under the control of the Office of Career Services. Therefore, the Office of Career Services is not responsible for the contents of any linked site. The Trustees of Albertus Magnus College and the Office of Career Services shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any direct or indirect damage or loss caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such contents, products or services available on or through such sites.

Graduate Schools

If you are thinking about graduate school, there are a number of questions that you need to answer. How do you select a school to attend? Where can you go for more information? What are the best resources available?

There are many sources of information about graduate school -- faculty, other students, publications and the Internet. But before you begin the search process, you need to answer some basic questions.

Why do I want to go to graduate school?

What do you want to accomplish by attending graduate school?

The most common reasons for people to attend graduate school are the following:

  • Intellectual curiosity - you discover a field of study that interests you greatly
  • Professional development and advancement - an additional degree or certification will give you greater opportunities in a particular field

Graduate Schools - To go or not to go?
http://www.naceweb.org/gg/grad-school-decision.aspx

Graduate application suggested timeline:
http://www.naceweb.org/gg/grad-school-application-deadline.aspx

Suggestions on getting into graduate schools:
http://www.naceweb.org/gg/getting-in-grad-school.aspx

Graduate School Directory:
http://www.gradschools.com

Graduate School Opportunities at Albertus Magnus College:
http://www.albertus.edu/graduate-degrees/

Peterson’s Guide to Graduate Schools:
http://www.petersons.com/graduate-schools.aspx

Financial Accessibility Guide to Graduate Schools:
http://www.collegeaffordabilityguide.org/

Grad Profiles:
http://www.gradprofiles.com/

Graduate School Admissions Exams (GRE, MCAT, GMAT, LSAT):
http://gradschool.about.com/od/admissionstests/a/standexam.htm

Graduate School Testing Resource Guidebook
http://www.gograd.org/exam-prep/

Placement Success Record

Placement Success Record Class of 2016

The National Association of Colleges and Employers 2016 Destination Survey (http://www.naceweb.org/job-market/graduate-outcomes/first-destination/) was shared with all Albertus Magnus College graduates who completed their degree between December 2015 and May 2016. Out of a total of 413 graduates, 72 responded to the survey.

A review of LinkedIn accounts produced 170 additional updates to the Destination Survey from the pool of graduates. Their Linkedin profile information reflected their employment status during the months of November and December of 2016 when the research was conducted.

The following is a summary of the statistics:

From our research, 59% of the graduates between December 2015 and May 2016 were located through the Destination Survey or LinkedIn search.

85% are currently working full-time
10% are currently continuing their education at the graduate level
5% are currently seeking full time employment

Of the 5% who are seeking employment:

  • 11% were awarded an Associate's Degree
  • 4% were awarded a Bachelor's Degree
  • 3% were awarded a Master's Degree

The national results for the Class of 2016 have not been published, but last year NACE reported that 82% of the Class of 2015 at the national level were employed or in graduate school six months after graduation. Albertus Magnus College has found that 95% of our graduates for the Class of 2016 were employed full-time or are in graduate school six months after graduation.

Summary by Undergraduate Day Program programs:

  • 65% are currently working full time
  • 27% are continuing their education
  • 2% involved full time in a community service program
  • 6% are seeking full time employment

Summary by Professional & Graduate School programs:

  • 88% are currently working full-time
  • 7% are continuing their education
  • 5% are seeking full time employment

The following is a sample of job titles that were reported:

Account Executive
Accountant
Accounting Associate
Activities Therapist
Aerospace Design Engineer
Analyst
Art Teacher
Art Therapist
Assistant Director of Admissions
Assistant Estimator
Associate Business Analyst
Associate Director of Practice Management
Associate Director of Finance & Business Operations
Assistant Vice President
Author
Behavioral Tech
Business Sales
Business Owner
Case Manager
Certified Peer Specialist
Contracts Administrator
Custom Project Manager
Director of Operations and Finance
Director of Admissions
Director of Computer Information Systems
Director of Interactive Media
Discharge Planner
Education Solutions Specialist
Fellowship Program Coordinator
Field Tech
Financial Analyst Auditor
Fulfillment Operations Manager
Human Resources

Inbound Sales Executive
Internal Auditor
International & Domestic Accounting Operations
Lab Support Services
Learning Support Specialist
Licensed Customer Service Representative
Loans & Grant Process Coordinator
Marketing Analyst
Mental Health Counselor
Milieu Director
New Product Integration Manager
Occupational Health & Safety Specialist
Patient Account Specialist
Professor
Research Assistant
Residential Hall Director
Risk Assurance Associate
Senior Accountant
Senior Administrative Assistant
Senior Buyer & Planner
Senior Data Analyst
Senior Legal Assistant
Senior Manager
Senior Retirement Benefits Representative
Social Worker
Store Manage
Substance Abuse Counselor
Supervisor of Manufacturing
Teacher
Therapist
Vice President
Vice President & Creative Director