The Office of Career Development and Engagement is dedicated to assisting students and alumni with finding a lifelong, fulfilling career path.

Programs, services and events at St. Joseph’s College promote student learning and encourage self and career exploration. Collaboration with faculty, alumni and employers is an integral part of providing opportunities to enhance career services.

Services Offered

The Office of Career Development and Engagement at St. Joseph’s College offers a variety of services to help your company work with students who are motivated and eager to learn firsthand about a profession. Some of those services include:

Employment and Internship Listings

If your company wishes to advertise any full-time, part-time or internship opportunity please include a brief company description, job title, full job description, salary, qualifications, application instructions and any deadlines to [email protected]. Employers are encouraged to sign-up for our career services management system and online job board through Handshake. Handshake is a free, web-based system connecting St. Joseph’s College students and alumni with employers.

On-Campus Presence

Information Table

The Office of Career Development and Engagement invites employers to campus. We will set up a table in a high-traffic area where you will have the opportunity to meet with students and inform them about the available position(s) at your company.


The Office of Career Development and Engagement has select times where employers can meet with and interview candidates directly on campus. The office will advertise, collect and provide you with résumés of qualified candidates for available position(s) within your organization.

Internship and Job Fairs

Employers from various fields are invited to participate and promote any opportunities available within their company. Companies can advertise positions (full-time and part-time), as well as internship and volunteer opportunities.

In addition, the Office of Career Development and Engagement often collaborates with other colleges in the surrounding area to present career fairs. These fairs are typically larger in size and provide employers with an opportunity to meet students from various colleges.

Job Shadowing

At St. Joseph’s College, students are encouraged to gain experience outside of the classroom. The Office of Career Development and Engagement offers students job-shadowing opportunities that allow them to learn about various professions firsthand.

Report a Hire

Have you hired a student or alumni from St. Joseph’s College? We would love to hear from you! In order to provide employers with services and programming that meet their needs and to assist in educating our current students about available opportunities, please send us information regarding hiring a current student or alumni of St. Joseph’s College. You can also report a hire through Handshake.

Employer Recruitment Policy


The Employer Recruiting Policy was established to outline the eligibility of employers to utilize the resources at SJC’s College Office of Career Development and Engagement. The office follows the Principles of Professional Practice as set forth by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). For more information, visit: naceweb.org/Knowledge/Principles/Principles_for_Professional_Practice.aspx?referal=knowledgecenter&menuID=203.


It is expected that employers who work and advertise with the Office will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, sex, age, disability or genetic information.

By working with St. Joseph’s College Office of Career Development and Engagement you are agreeing to these terms.


It is encouraged, when possible, to pay interns. But we recognize, especially outside of the private sector, that it is not always possible to do so. If your company is considering posting unpaid internships through St. Joseph’s College, you must confirm that those internships meet the NACE Guidelines for an Experience to be Defined as an Internship: www.naceweb.org/connections/ advocacy/internship_position_paper/.

  • The experience must be an extension of the classroom: a learning experience that provides for applying the knowledge gained in the classroom. It must not be simply to advance the operations of the employer or be the work that a regular employee would routinely perform.
  • The skills or knowledge learned must be transferable to other employment settings.
  • The experience has a defined beginning and end, and a job description with desired qualifications.
  • There are clearly defined learning objectives/goals related to the professional goals of the student’s academic coursework.
  • There is supervision by a professional with expertise and educational and/or professional background in the field of the experience.
  • There is routine feedback by the experienced supervisor.
  • There are resources, equipment and facilities provided by the host employer that support learning objectives/goals.


Third-party recruiters who wish to post opportunities with St. Joseph’s College Office of Career Development and Engagement must agree to the following terms and conditions:

  • The third-party recruiter must agree to disclose the name of the employer, as well as the position description. The client’s name should appear in the title of the position.
  • Students and alumni will not be charged a fee for the third party recruiter’s services.
  • The third party recruiter can be listed as the contact for student/alumni cover letters and résumés.


Employers should allow students at least one week to decide whether to accept a job or internship.


St. Joseph’s College reserves the right to refuse any of the following:

  • Participation in a research study
  • Jobs that require an initial investment by the student or require the purchasing of equipment
  • Commission-only positions
  • Opportunities that charge for any training prior to being hired
  • Internship opportunities that do not meet NACE’s definition of an internship
  • Internship opportunity where the number of interns outweigh the number of employees
  • Companies with unresolved complaints against them by the Better Business Bureau
  • Companies that do not comply with the College’s Equal Opportunity/Non- Discrimination Policy
  • Situations that may put students in harmful or dangerous scenarios
  • Positions that would require a person to go into someone’s hire

The Office of Career Development and Engagement reserves the right to determine whether or not to advertise a job or internship.


Employer Guide (Downloadable Version) | NACE: Principles of Professional Practice for Career Services and Employment Professionals | Listing of Degree Programs:Undergraduate and Graduate

Our counselors look forward to developing a long and successful relationship with you and your organization. If you wish to meet with a member of the staff to discuss any of these opportunities or others that you would like to explore please contact us at 718.940.5852.