Career Development

Experience is needed for the job market and applications for graduate school. Many people are under the impression that working on career comes after college. But think about how full and expansive your resume can be by getting involved on campus, working during the summer as an intern or volunteering.

Alums, we are here to serve and assist in your job search too! Contact our office or utilize Handshake to view open positions we have in our database. For alums who are not searching for jobs, there are ways for you to get involved as an alumni mentor.

Jobs and Internships Portal

Handshake, our jobs and internships portal, provides access for students and alumni to current job listings, internships, and research assistantships.

Handshake also includes: resume writing advice and sample resumes, interview practice tips, salary information, and employer profiles.


Career Guides

Guides and programs designed specifically for Macaulay students give them the tools they need to succeed at any level of experience in their career pursuits.

Service Requirements

Career Coaching

For students and alumni at any level in their career aspirations, Career Development offers personalized, one-on-one coaching to help them succeed.

Macaulay Mentors Program

To help students in their chosen academic concentration and professional aspirations, Macaulay fosters mentoring relationships between students and alumni.

2019 Hackathon winning team

Meet Employers

Learn more about a field of interest or a particular company while meeting potential employers.


See a list of organizations that offer internships and learn how Macaulay students land key roles around New York City.

Research Assistantships, Zachary Gershon has won a Goldwater Scholarship for research

Research Assistantships

Macaulay students work with prestigious CUNY faculty members as they pursue original research about a given intellectual field of inquiry.

Resources for Diverse Populations

Macaulay is dedicated to celebrating and supporting all facets of a student’s identity. We also recognize that one’s intersectionality can also affect interests, and sometimes concerns, related to career exploration. 

Request a Presentation

Request a presentation for your class, student organization or other event.

Advising and Support

Student support takes many forms at Macaulay, with our network of professionals dedicated to advising.

Meet the Career Development Team:

Gianina Chrisman

Gianina Chrisman
Director of Career Development

Macaulay Honors College
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Rebecca Zimmerman

Rebecca Zimmerman
Assistant Director of Career Development

Macaulay Honors College
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