Promoting Your Company
Your organization is unique and important to us! Our office can assist in partnering within RIT to enhance your organization’s visibility to students and the institute community overall. Discuss your interest with our office or consider the resources below to fulfill your hiring needs while building a link between your organization and RIT.
• Participate in our annual Fall and Spring Career Fairs for overall recruiting needs or for your major specific needs, one of the following: Packaging Science Career Fair, Federal and Non-Profit Career Fair, Hospitality and Service Management Career Fair. Visit our Career Fair page for more information.
• Serve as an Interviewer during our Mock Interview Day in advance of our Fall and Spring Career Fair. Spend part or all the day critiquing interviews with students who are preparing to attend a Fair.
a Career Search Topic as part of our quarterly
orientations to upcoming co-op or graduating students. Spend
an hour or two talking to students about ways to promote
their candidacy through resume and cover letter writing,
effective interviewing, networking, email etiquette, or
• Schedule a Company Information
Day where your organization would set-up informational/product
displays, meet students and faculty in high visibility areas,
and talk about employment opportunities.
• Host an Information Session/Reception which can allow you to promote your company's opportunities, provide general information in advance of individual interviews, and meet and evaluate students in an informal setting prior to one-on-one interviews.
• Executive in Residence program New this year, the Office of Co-op and Career Services is hosting a “Executives In Residence” program. This program is open to all RIT students and gives them the opportunity to meet individually with top executives from our key recruiting companies to ask questions regarding resumes, interviewing, general job search or anything else you’d like to know. Please conact us if you are interested in participating.
The Executive in Residence program is sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
• Student Clubs and Organizations can help with advertising of events that are targeting specific students or programs. Currently there are 155 active clubs, 10 Major Student Organizations, and 26 Greek Organizations on campus. Your organization can also support a student club/organizations by sponsoring an event, technical talk, competition and the like. http://campuslife.rit.edu/clubs/
• Submit a Company Video to our YouTube channel. Want a fresh way to promote your company to students? As you probably know, YouTube is the world's most popular online video community, allowing millions of people to discover, watch and share originally-created videos. We have created a YouTube channel (http://youtube.com/user/RITCoopCareer) to build on the ways we connect with our students. Click here for more info.
• Become a Career Services
Volunteer. We are seeking alumni who are motivated
to make a significant contribution to RIT by volunteering
time and talents in the Career Services area as a mentor
or a career advisor. For more information visit our Career Services Volunteer page.
• Work in Partnership
with an Academic Department or Faculty member, serve
on a major-specific industrial advisory board, and/or sponsor
a senior design project or research initiative.
• Place an
Advertisement in the Reporter Magazine which is published
by students weekly and serves as the student news magazine.
• Consider Making
a Donation. The Office of Corporate and Foundation
Relations works to build mutually beneficial relationships
between RIT and its corporate and foundation partners. The
Office is charged with enhancing RIT’s leadership
in technological education by securing gifts and grants
from corporations and foundations worldwide that meet critical
university needs. http://www.rit.edu/~giving/home_corporate.php3
Business and Technology Park. The Park provides an
ideal setting for light manufacturing, technology, and research
related private industry tenants to expand or relocate near
Rochester Institute of Technology. The Park is committed
to forging relationships that will enhance the competitiveness
of both entities.
• The Center
for Integrated Manufacturing Studies (CIMS) at Rochester
Institute of Technology was established in 1992 with a mission
to increase the competitiveness of manufacturers through
applied technology and training. CIMS represents a dynamic
collaboration of in-house technical experts, as well as
academic, industry and government resources.http://www.cims.rit.edu/
• The RIT
First-in-Class Initiative is an RIT strategic initiative
to invest in emerging technologies that will provide partners,
students, faculty, and the community with the technology
to be successful in a rapidly changing world. RIT's First
in Class Concentrations include Imaging Systems, Computing
and Information Technology, Microsystems Technology, Sustainable
Design, Biotechnology and Bioinformatics,
Printing and New Media. http://www.rit.edu/~ficwww/
• RIT Corporate Education and Training. Training at the CIMS Center answers today's most pressing business and technology questions, increases employee confidence, and teaches organizations new skills necessary to survive. Each program is customized to directly benefit a specific business, but pricing is competitive with public seminars. http://www.training.rit.edu/
• If your company is active in Second Life, we’d like to partner with you. We’re looking for companies to host workshops and information sessions for our students and alumni, and maybe even do some Inworld recruiting! We would also like to promote your company’s Second Life location on our website. Click here for more info.