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.
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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
- 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:
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
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
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
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.
Federal Occupational Search:
Getting Hired bridges the gap between job seekers with disabilities and employers looking to hire.
G. I. Jobs is a link to military friendly employers.
Job Match helps you find jobs where your resume will match the requirements.
LinkedIN is a networking tool to find connections to recommended jobs, industry experts and business partners.
LiveCareer Interview Game Plan is an informational interview tutorial to prepare for your "live" interview.
NACE Salary Calculator:
New York Times Jobs:
NonProfit Career Network Search:
O*Net OnLine is a detailed description of careers used by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students and researchers.
The Riley Guide provides helpful hints on the interviewing process.
Interview Advice reviews preparation, types, questions and competencies needed for a successful experience.
Grad's Guide to Getting Hire explains how to deploy an effective search strategy.
Landing Your Dream Job: Online Career Resources details how to find a career and future.
A Student's Guide to Networking in College College explores timelines, tools and tips on making valuable contacts with your college.
Top-notch job and internship opportunities across all 50 states in the country.
Albertus Magnus College Linkedin page:
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:
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.
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?
Graduate application suggested timeline:
Suggestions on getting into graduate schools:
Graduate School Directory:
Graduate School Opportunities at Albertus Magnus College:
Peterson’s Guide to Graduate Schools:
Financial Accessibility Guide to Graduate Schools:
Graduate School Admissions Exams (GRE, MCAT, GMAT, LSAT):
Graduate School Testing Resource Guidebook
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: