• News,  This Week's Paper

    The New Career Center for All Your Virtual Needs

    The inability to communicate in person has impacted every single aspect of our community’s virtual college experience. That is why every QC department has made its own concerted efforts to provide students with the necessary support they need to easily acclimate to an online environment, and the Center for Career Engagement and Internship is no exception. The Career Center has made it its goal over the past several months to be a vital resource for our community amidst the uncertainty of a global pandemic. The Knight News spoke to two Career Center staff members, Director Zavi Gunn and Alumni and Employer Engagement Specialist David Engel, about how their department has…

  • Career Column,  This Week's Paper

    Office of Career Development and Internships is the one stop shop for career advancement

    Are you a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior looking to become marketable in the increasingly competitive job market? Maintaining a good grade point average isn’t the only way to land a job after graduation, one must have career-related work experience. Acquiring transferable skills to obtain a job is the overall purpose of college. In order to successfully become a marketable candidate, students are encouraged to attain career guidance. In essence, that makes the Queens College Office of Career Development and Internships the most important office on campus.  Students who utilize the office’s developmental resources expose themselves to a rewardable future. “We like to think of the office as a springboard…

  • Career Column

    Career Corner with Coach Diane: What to do this Fall?

    Welcome Back! Although the semester has just begun, it’s never too early to visit the Career Center in Frese Hall. There are many counselors available to speak with you about your career aspirations and goals for the future. Here are 5 things you should do to prepare for your visit: Make an appointment and come prepared with all your questions. Write these questions down on a piece of paper or in a notebook. It doesn’t hurt to get started on your resume now, even if you will be making many changes down the road. Begin the process of writing a resume before you visit the Career Center so you have…