Career Development

Your end goal is our focus from day one

At Quinnipiac’s College of Arts and Sciences, we believe in a 360-degree advising model that incorporates both your academic and  career development. Our unique CAS360 advising platform is the hub of this highly personalized, integrated approach to student advising that begins your first day on campus and continues throughout your entire college experience. CAS360 will be a one-stop destination for resources to help you explore your options and develop your plan and to access information on events, such as networking with alumni and mock interviews; experiential learning and study abroad opportunities; job and internship postings; program and curriculum overviews; and successful Quinnipiac alumni profiles.

Advantages of CAS360
 
  • Access career development tools specific to you
  • Organize your career outreach plan
  • View academic and career events on campus
  • Learn about career and internship opportunities
  • Engage with the campus community
  • Use mentoring tools, articles and other helpful resources
  • Explore academic paths and in-depth program information

BY THE NUMBERS

99%


Success Rate

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

4+


Years

Our advising plan begins in your freshman year and links academic work with careers throughout your entire college experience and into your working life.

7,000+


Professional Contacts

Number of employer contacts available to students in the Quinnipiac University Career Connections online job portal.

Development Plan

Your future, your plan

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

As an undergraduate, your 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

Your path to success

Regardless of your degree, critical thinking and experience is essential. Inside the classroom, you’ll build a foundation upon extensive theory, sharp instincts and successful habits. Outside of it, you’ll enjoy individualized advising from academic and career development professionals who will assess your strengths and provide you with the tools you need to successfully embark upon a rewarding career in today's competitive marketplace.  

It's not enough to have the skills; you'll need connections. Quinnipiac will afford you the opportunity to secure domestic and international internships, attend career fairs and recruitment events with hundreds of corporations and companies, and obtain introductions to some of our 7000 professional contacts. All this is sure to make you part of the 99% of our alumni who have either secured a full-time job or are in graduate school 6 months after graduation.  And once a Bobcat, always a Bobcat – if you find yourself in need of career advising and support once you are in the workplace, you can consult with a career professional dedicated to working specifically with alumni.

Internships


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

Graduate Schools


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

Employers


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

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