Post-graduate success

is connected

to the learning

that occurs both

in and outside

of the classroom.

SUCCESS

is connected to the learning that occurs both in and outside of the classroom.

To enhance your academic experience, achieve career readiness and transition successfully into the workplace, the Fleishman Center encourages regular engagement in activities outside the classroom.

 

The Passport to Career Success reflects activities Binghamton students should engage in each year to prepare for life after graduation.

After completing tasks from your class year that are relevant to your career goals, meet with a Fleishman Center staff member (prior to April 10, 2018) to review your progress and be entered to win a $50 shopping spree at the Binghamton University book store!

One student from each undergraduate class year will be selected at random.

Deadline to enter: April 10, 2018
Winners will be notified by April 17, 2018

FIRST YEAR

Explore your values, skills, personality and interests

SOPHOMORE YEAR

Deepen connections and refine your focus

JUNIOR YEAR

Gain experience and hone your brand

SENIOR YEAR

Search, apply for and secure your post-graduation plans

These Binghamton University students have completed some of the suggested activities and are on their way to post-graduate success!

Be like MAX!

Maximo Casimiro, Freshman

  1. Took FOCUS 2 career assessment
  2. Utilizes B-Engaged and the CCE database
  3. Created college resume

“Every experience, no matter how small, has value.”

 

Be like JESSICA!

Jessica Rubin, Sophomore

  1. Attended Fleishman’s Job and Internship Fairs
  2. Met with a career consultant
  3. EY TechX Case Second Place Finalist

“This year, I have become more comfortable pushing myself to try new experiences”

 

Be like JESSIE!

Jessie Kwan, Junior

  1. Attended the Intern Queen Party career panel in NYC
  2. Completed an internship at e-commerce company
  3. Completed a virtual internship with CollegeFashionista

“Through my experience with Connections for Success, I learned the importance of networking.”

 

Be like RAHILOU!

Rahilou DIallo, Senior

  1. Interned at the Clinton Foundation
  2. Completed an internship at e-commerce company

“I created a blog and learned that you can create something from scratch to learn more about what you truly want.”

 

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) has identified Eight Career Readiness Competencies associated with college student career success.

 

Your Passport suggests activities you can engage in each year to help you develop these critical competencies by graduation.

Critical Thinking/
Problem Solving

Exercise sound reasoning to analyze issues, synthesize information, make decisions, and solve problems using original ideas.

Communication

Effectively articulate thoughts and ideas using written, oral and nonverbal communication skills and listen for meaning to gain understanding.

Professionalism/
Work Ethic

Demonstrate integrity, resilience,accountability and ethical behavior; take initiative, prioritize, plan and manage work to produce high-quality results and project a professional presence.

Leadership

Motivate, organize and delegate work by leveraging the strengths of others; use empathetic skills and a positive attitude to guide and influence others.

Information Technology
Application

Select and use appropriate technology to accomplish a given task and apply computing skills to solve problems.

Teamwork

Build and maintain collaborative relationships, work effectively in a team setting through shared responsibility, empathy and respect, and manage one’s emotions while contributing to a common goal.

Career Management

Articulate relevant skills, strengths, knowledge and experiences and identify areas for professional growth; explore and pursue job options and self-advocate for new opportunities.

Global/ Intercultural
Fluency

Value, respect, and learn from diverse cultures, races, ages, genders, sexual orientations, and religions. The individual demonstrates, openness, inclusiveness, sensitivity, and the ability to interact respectfully with all people and understand individuals’ differences.