Families: Partnering with Career Services
NYIT mascot poses with students.

Moms, dads, parents, grandparents, and all family members: Career Services is committed to providing career education and guidance to your family member attending NYIT. We share your commitment of seeing our students through their college years by offering guidance as they identify their career path and learn about career opportunities in their field of study. We assist them in creating effective marketing tools (resumes and cover letters) and prepare them to confidently interview for competitive internship and career positions in their field.

Career Partner

Do you, as an employer, have an internship or job opportunity for an NYIT student? Let the Office of Career Services post your position, at no charge, on Career Net, our job/internship student information database.

What's a Family Member to Do?

  • Support your student's choice of major and encourage career exploration and research using some of our interactive tools.
  • Recommend your student use Focus, an online self-assessment tool that will help your student analyze who they are, what they value, and what their interests, skills, and abilities are.
  • To LOGIN: Enter code NYIT at access page
  • Conduct your own research about a desired field of study so you can be knowledgeable of a pending career choice.
  • Suggest your student participate in co-curricular activities and career events on campus.
  • Advise your student to view the Market Yourself section of our website to develop career marketing tools such as resume, cover letter, interviewing skills, and social media etiquette.
  • Encourage your student to login to Career Net to begin searching for volunteer opportunities, on-campus jobs, and internships.
  • Reach out to Career Services with all your career related questions.
  • Like us on Facebook and read our daily posts about career events and opportunities for your student.
  • Use Job Choices to learn how to design a résumé, get interview advice and tips, find out how to market yourself to employers, and more...

Additional Resources you may be interested in:

  • Parent's Crash Course in Career Planning: Helping Your College Student Succeed, Marcia B. Harris, Sharon Jones
  • Millennials Rising: The Next Great Generation, Neil Howe, William Strauss; Vintage Books
  • Hand-Me-Down Dreams: How Families Influence Our Career Paths and How We Can Reclaim Them, Mary H. Jacobsen, Sarah Silbert (Editor); Three Rivers Press
  • Making the Most of College: Students Speak Their Minds, Richard J. Light; Harvard University Press
 
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