We are committed to providing uninterrupted assistance and support of your career goals while NU engages in remote learning. We can assure you that the highest level of service is still available to our students, alumni, and employers. Below is information regarding our ongoing operations. If you have any questions, please contact us at 716.286.8500.
All Career Services appointments will take place via email, phone, or Zoom (a video conferencing tool) Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. We can assist with the following:
- Career Counseling
- Internship, employment, and graduate school search assistance
- Practice Interviews
- Resume/ Cover Letter Critiques
- Networking Connections
- Handshake: The Get Hired Portal
Zoom: Prior to your appointment, you will receive an email with Zoom meeting details. You do not need to have Zoom previously installed; the only requirement is a device with Internet access.
Schedule appointments by call 716.286.8500 or contact us. Should you wish to schedule with a specific person, please refer to their emails in the staff directory.
We have cancelled all of our on-campus events and career programs, beginning Monday, March 16, until at least Tuesday, April 14.
We are in the process of developing virtual events. To remain informed about the status of events and programs, students and alumni should check Handshake: The Get Hired Portal and the Career Services Events page regularly. Messaging will be shared with registered students and alumni including all details about how to attend virtually, if applicable.
Starting Monday, March 30, Career Services will offer virtual drop-in hours daily using Zoom to answer any quick questions you may have. Drop-in Hours are as follows Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 a.m. to Noon; Tuesday and Thursday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Visit https://zoom.us/j/2358499459 to access the drop-in times.
Employers: We value your commitment to recruiting Niagara University students and understand that the uncertainty of today creates recruiting challenges. We have outlined below some opportunities to connect with candidates. However, we are open to additional strategies to connect you with NU students and welcome suggestions.
Job Postings: Post your internship/job opportunities on Handshake: The Get Hired Portal. If you need assistance accessing your account, please send your request to Sheila Bednarz. We can also assist in posting your positions for you.
Employer Information Sessions: Reserve a day/time for a virtual “meet & greet” to engage students regarding career opportunities in your organization. For more information, please contact Stephanie Morris
Virtual Interviewing / On-Campus Recruiting: Facilitate phone/virtual initial screening interviews to create a talent pool that is easily and quickly accessible once hiring renews. To discuss this opportunity, please contact Mike Skowronski
Students: Check your NU email and Handshake: The Get Hired Portal regularly for new job postings and information for virtual recruiting events. Should you need assistance logging into Handshake and gaining a better understanding of how to market yourself on Handshake, please contact Tina Johnston at firstname.lastname@example.org or Krista Massaro at email@example.com
See the Niagara University COVID-19 webpage for the latest information pertaining to the entire Niagara University campus community.
Our mission is simple: To provide you with the best possible assistance in developing and achieving your career objectives as you work toward the goal of lifelong career satisfaction.
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