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We provide effective, high-quality services to RIT students, alumni, and employer partners.

Undergraduate and Graduate students, as well as alumni, are supported through their career development and job search success for on-campus, co-op, and full-time jobs. We also provide tremendous support to our employer partners for their recruitment needs on-campus through career fairs, information sessions, and on-campus interviews. Learn more about our services and impact through the Career Services Annual Report 2021-2022



More than 19,000 jobs were posted through our career platform Career Connect, powered by Symplicity.


Approximately 83% of graduates shared with us their plans after graduation.


RIT is ranked 11th among national universities for excellent co-op or internship programs by U.S. News & World Report.


Approximately 5,600 RIT students and alumni attended the University-Wide Career Fairs last year, which had limited capacity due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Academic Schedule

Dates reflect first day of classes and last day of exams. Students may have the flexibility to begin work earlier or continue their co-op beyond the start and end dates during the RIT semester breaks. 
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Fall Semester

August 22 - December 14, 2022

Semester Break

December 15, 2022 - January 16, 2023

Spring Semester

January 17 - May 10, 2023

Summer Term

May 18 - August 15, 2023

Experiential Learning Stories

Latest News

  • February 1, 2023

    college student posing in front of workbench with measuring tools.

    Fashioning an engineering career

    There are talented women in tools—and undergraduate Tianna Seitz found her place among them during her co-op at Apex Tool Group in Lexington, S.C.

  • February 1, 2023

    college student operating a movie camera.

    Making connections in Los Angeles

    When Sarah Mehani landed in Los Angeles in August 2022, her goal was to get more experience and connect with other aspiring filmmakers. She achieved that and more during her time as a rentals intern at AbelCine.

  • February 1, 2023

    college student leaning against a glass sign for RIT Croatia.

    Dream job realized

    Matej Dugandzic has long dreamed of owning a luxury hotel in his hometown of Cavtat, Croatia, on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. He found a path to achieving his vision when he flipped through the pages of a magazine and found an article about RIT Croatia’s hospitality and tourism management degree.

  • February 1, 2023

    college student posing in front of a wall of National Geographic magazine covers.

    Finding a future profession

    Fourth-year student Anna Pasquantonio has always loved National Geographic and has fond memories of collecting animal trading cards from the National Geographic Kids magazine. Pasquantonio’s summer 2022 internship experience at the organization’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., helped turn a life-long interest into a possible career.