Calvin Young expects to graduate in May with his bachelor’s degree in new media marketing. But unlike many new college graduates, he’s already working full time even before he’s donned his cap and gown.
His door to employment opened three years ago during one of his co-ops with ZVRS, a video relay company based in Clearwater, Fla.
About 250 companies are registered to participate in the RIT Spring Career Fair 11 am – 4 pm on Wednesday, Feb. 26. Employers will be looking for entry level and experienced employees as well as co-ops and interns. Read more here >>
Students rely on the NTID Center on Employment (NCE) to connect with potential employers and talk about the benefits of hiring RIT/NTID student for co-ops and permanent jobs. Last fall, employment specialists from NCE hosted an on-campus presentation by the Central Intelligence Agency The presenter was a CIA employee who also is an RIT/NTID alumna. In December, representatives from the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs were invited to visit NCE staff to build relationships and encourage hiring. If you have employers or know of organizations that NCE representatives could contact, or ideas about building relationships with potential employers, anywhere in the country, please contact me by phone 585-475-6726 (voice), 585-286-4622 (videophone) or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.