Career Development

Seize your opportunity

The study of arts and sciences is truly an open door to your future. Courses in all arts and sciences disciplines promote the development of highly attractive, transferable skills such as problem solving, effective communication and analytical thinking. Along with these skills comes career-focused preparation including internships and experiential learning, research opportunities with faculty, professional development workshops, career fairs and networking events all designed to prepare students for life after graduation.

Some of the services we offer to both undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences include:

  • Individual career advising and counseling sessions
  • QU Career Connections database of jobs and internships
  • Assistance with resume and cover letter writing
  • Interview preparation and practice
  • Academic advising sessions
  • Networking and job search strategies (email, face-to-face, telephone and social media)

By the numbers

99%


Success Rate

Percentage of Class of 2016 students either employed or in graduate school six months after graduation.

4


Years

Advising plan begins in your freshman year and links academic work with careers throughout your entire college experience.

28


Opportunities to Advance

Number of first semester career development events (September through December) hosted by College of Arts and Sciences Career Development Office.

Employment and Internship Resources

Your future, your plan

We take your professional development seriously. Our approach is individualized, tailored to your particular interests and career goals.

Your four-year development plan is designed to help you identify and grow your strengths, interests and values during your time here. A major component of this is your e-portfolio, which you’ll begin as early as day-one of your freshman year. This resource paints a picture of your entire undergraduate experience, and shows potential employers all that you have to offer.

Quinnipiac University sophomore Kristina Leider records measurements Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, during a chemistry lab in the Clarice L. Buckman Center on the university’s Mount Carmel Campus in Hamden, Connecticut. Leider expects to graduate in 2018 with a bachelor's degree in health sciences. (Autumn Driscoll/Quinnipiac University)

Career-focused skill development

Health sciences major Kristina Leider '18 records measurements during a chemistry lab.

The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to showing students where their talents and passions fit in the world at large, and to ensuring that they arrive there, post-graduation.

Pathways to promising futures

The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to showing students where their talents and passions fit in the world at large, and to ensuring that they arrive there, post-graduation.

Employment and Internship Resources

Personalized career preparation

Whatever your plans entail following graduation, we’ll supply you with all the tools necessary to execute them. You’ll have access to individualized career counseling and advising sessions, as well as workshops dedicated to effective resume and cover letter writing, interview preparation and social media networking.

Nearly two-thirds of CAS students pursue post-graduate study. The CAS Career Development office is committed to preparing you for graduate school admission. You’ll receive advisement on program selection and career paths, as well as guidance during the application process. 

Internships


  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Department of Justice
  • Amgen
  • Make-A-Wish
  • Deloitte
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb

Employers


  • Creative Artists Agency
  • ESPN
  • Playworks
  • Time, Inc.
  • AmeriCorps
  • MetLife

Graduate Schools


  • New York University
  • The University of Chicago
  • Yale University
  • Cornell University
  • Columbia University
  • Darmouth College

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