From exploring career options and learning about post-graduate paths, to considering study abroad, internships, and research positions, Hunter offers ample opportunities to help you broaden your life experience now, and after you graduate.
Visit Career Development Services
Career Development Services (CDS) helps to pinpoint your style and identify your interests. Use CDS to explore numerous fields, then apply what you learn to your academic plan. CDS also organizes career fairs—an ideal place to network with potential employers and receive guidance for the resume writing and interviewing processes.
Jobs during college can develop professional skills and let you test different environments as well as provide income.
Consider Undergraduate Experiences
Broaden your knowledge while you finish your degree at Hunter.
Internships often play an integral role in developing your professional skill set, networking for future jobs, and exposing you to real life job experience before you begin your career. They can be paid or unpaid, depending on the field and the company securing the internship.
You can find out about internships by searching the listings on CareerHunter or talking to your professors, departments, and pre-professional advising offices.
Paid internships and jobs can introduce you to different work environments, provide income, and help you develop professional skills you can utilize when you start your career.
To give you a taste of a career involving research, or have a unique chance to develop deeper on a topic and develop your analytic and project management skills, explore Hunter’s Undergraduate Research Initiative and the Undergraduate Research Conference and ask your professors about helping with their research.
For students interested in science or mathematics, SciMon is a great resource for research and mentoring programs at Hunter.
Whether you’re a natural born leader or interested in improving your leadership skills, Hunter’s student organizations, clubs, and volunteer work concentrate on team building, communication, and problem-solving skills needed by leaders in all fields. Hunter runs a Student Leadership Colloquium for those wishing to explore and enhance their ability to lead.
If you are interested in traveling, exploring the world, master a language or immersing yourself in another culture, Hunter’s option to Study Abroad allows you to receive your college credits in countries outside of the U.S.
Hunter College provides internship funding and placement assistance of public service experiential learning opportunities to help students gain direct experiences that advance their career goals.
Explore Post-Graduate Paths
Post-graduate studies offer opportunities for you to build upon your undergraduate education, to gain further expertise in your field, and to achieve an advanced degree. Hunter’s graduate departments provide speakers, events, access to internships and jobs and specialized advising to introduce you to specific fields.
- The Pre-Health, Pre-Law, and Pre-Business offices provide targeted advice and information for students embarking on these tracks.
- Office of Prestigious Scholarships supports post graduate study through scholarship opportunities.
- Roosevelt House and the Office of the Arts provides internship information on gaining knowledge in a specific field.
- Hunter’s Graduate Schools for Social Work, Education, Nursing, and Arts & Sciences are among the best in the country.