Career Counseling

Students can make an appointment to meet with a professional career counselor in the Office of Student and Career Development, 172 MVR. Hours are Monday-Thursday 9:00 am – 4:30 pm; Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm in MVR 172. Stop in or call (607) 255-2532.

Counselors help students understand the connection between their academic life and personal career goals, and assist them in identifying valuable resources. It is most helpful to speak with a counselor early in one’s academic career.

Career counselors also help students prepare for graduate or professional school; develop personal statements; search for experiential learning opportunities including externships and internships; and develop job search strategies, such as job interviewing and marketing a Human Ecology education to employers.

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