Career Services Office


The Career Services Office (CSO) assists students as they navigate their transition from student to professional. Experienced staff help students and alumni to shape and realize their career goals by providing career planning and decision-making support, including: self-assessment, choice of major and career field, exploration of career related interests. The services of the program are available to all enrolled students and recent graduates.

Career counseling and planning is available with use of the Career Finder and other assessments to assist students with developing a career plan and clarifying major choice. Employment readiness services consist of student preparation which includes; assistance with resumes, cover letters, applications and videotaped mock interviews. The Caimain Professional Wardrobe resource room houses business suits and accessories for students in need of interview attire.

The Career Services Office provides a database of full-time and part-time employment & internship opportunities for students and alumni as well as providing assistance creating or updating a resume through our on-line job board HIRECAIMANS powered by Symplicity. https://hostoscsm.symplicity.com/students/.

The Career Services team develops jobs and coordinates on and off-campus interviews for part-time and full-time employment. We also offer post-employment support to current students and recent graduates. In addition, employers come to Hostos for on-campus recruitment approximately three times a month and we have several career fairs hosted on campus. The Co-op program staff work collaboratively with faculty to prepare and place students in field experiences and internships related to their major.

The Career Resource Lab is open to all students who register in the office. In addition, career programs and online assessment inventories may be completed in the lab. Monthly workshops are offered in all focus areas which include: career planning, interviewing skills, resume and cover letter preparation and the web-based job search, conflict resolution, personal branding, communication skills, negotiation skills, non-traditional careers, social media/LinkedIn and more!

For more information, contact:

The Career Services Office, Savoy (D) Building, Room 210

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00-5:00pm

Evening hours by appointment

Telephone (718) 518-4468

Website: www.hostos.cuny/cso

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