Career Resource Center

Career Resource Center
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Location: Humanities 105
Phone: 845-257-3265


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Office Hours

Virtual Appointment hours:
Monday - Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm

Virtual Drop-in hours:
Drop-in hours are not available during the summer session. Please make an appointment with a Career Resource Center staff member.

For more information call 845-257-3265, or email


Schedule a Virtual Appointment

Christine Daly: 
Business & CS/Engineering
Beth King
Internship Coordinator
Samantha Lopes: 
Education & Science
*Sam is on maternity leave until Sept. 6, 2021
Dawn McCaw: 
Assistant Director | F&PA | Undecided
Mark McFadden
Nicole St. Onge: 
Liberal Arts & Sciences


Virtual Drop-in Hours

Drop-ins are not available during the summer session. Please schedule a virtual appointment or email



Programs & Events for Employers

Hire New Paltz Talent 

Fall 2021 Virtual Career Fair for Jobs & Internships

Please check back for future information about our Fall 2021 Virtual Career Fair!


 Career Shift

CareerShift offers the most comprehensive online resource, designed to support the # 1 request of job seekers: an easy-to-use web site to conduct and organize their job search. For more information and how to access the system please visit here. Both students and alumni can use CareerShift to search free of charge.  

Handshake has replaced Hawkhire!

The Career Resource Center's online posting database for internship and employment opportunities. Both students and alumni can use Handshake free of charge.  

Follow these three simple steps to activate your new Handshake account:

1. Navigate to
2. Select your school from the dropdown
3. Complete your profile

And the rest of your activation and on-boarding will be explained along the way!



 Big Interview

Big Interview is an online system that combines training and practice to help improve your interview technique and build your confidence.  For more information and how to access the system please visit here. Both students and alumni can use Big Interview free of charge.  



The Orange and Blue Network - alumni networking platform: Find connections through New Paltz's Global Community. Advance your career with professional networking. 

Connect: Find and reminisce with fellow graduates, see what they have been up to and stay in touch.
Give Back: Introduce, employ and offer to act as a mentor to our graduating students.
Expand: Leverage your professional network to get introduced to people you should know.