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At Career Development Services, we offer Hunter College students and alumni a wide variety of support and services so that they may attain optimum satisfaction in career choice. Below is a list of the services we provide:

Career Counseling

Counselors explore and evaluate the students’ education, training, work history, interests, skills, and personal traits to assist in choosing a major and career.


One-On-One Counseling

Students can make individual appointments with a career counselor to help identify and explore personal and professional goals, resolve confusion, and aid in decision making regarding choosing a major and a career.

[top]Résumé Preparation

Counselors are available to work one on one with students to prepare the résumé and cover letter.


Résumé Writing Guide


CDS has created a Résume Writing Guide for résumé and cover letter preparation.


Interview Skills

Prepare for interviews with the use of Optimal Resume, an innovative software program that allows the student to develop and practice interview skills. Students can view hundreds of video recorded interviews and create and replay their own, and meet for a one on one “mock interview” with a counselor.


Job Search Skills

Counselors help students develop winning strategies for their job search. Click here to access the CDS Online Job Search System.


Graduating Seniors


CDS offers several programs for seniors, including Senior Year Network meetings and programs, on-campus recruiting, career fairs, and access to the CDS Online Job Search System, which includes Online Résumé Books, for online résumé posting.




Students are invited to attend information sessions regarding internship opportunities. Find out about the broad range of internships, how to apply, earn a stipend, and receive academic credit for your experience. Visit the Internship Opportunities web page for more information.


ORION Online Internship & Job Search System


 Students and alumni looking for part-time or full-time employment can access the online job search system. Click here to use the ORION Online Job Search System.


On-Campus Recruitment

Many recruiters visit the Hunter campus to provide information sessions and conduct on campus interviews. Please check in Career Development Services, Room 805 East, for a list of recruiters, dates and times. For more information, visit the On-Campus Recruitment web page.


Career Fairs


Employers from a variety of fields attend career fairs to recruit students for part-time, full-time, and internship opportunities. Click here for more information about specific career fairs available to Hunter students.


Career Panels

Guest speakers, including alumni, working in various corporations, organizations, and career fields provide information and networking opportunities. Space is limited. You must register to reserve your space at or in 805 East Building.




Each semester workshops are offered in a variety of topics related to career development and job search preparation. Space is limited. You must register to reserve your space at or in 805 East Building.



Many CDS services are available to Hunter College alumni. Visit the CDS Alumni web page for more information.




Check The Hunter Gatherer events listing for dates and times of upcoming events and job opportunities in CDS!





Contact Us

212.772.4850 | f: 212.772.5438
Room 805, East Building, 695 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065