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Prospective Students

The Princeton Review ranked us among the Top 20 Career Services in the nation. 

Rochester Institute of Technology is one of the world’s leading career-oriented universities. Beginning with experiential education and continuing through graduation and beyond, our office is here to provide advisement and resources to help students (and alumni) plan, prepare for, and meet their career goals.

Career Services at a Glance

Who? We are a dedicated staff of coordinators available for students and alumni in all academic programs, at all stages of their career.

What? Our office provides comprehensive services to students preparing for co-op/experiential education and for graduation that includes tailored orientations, workshops and one-on-one advisement. We also plan and promote events such as career fairs, workshops, and speakers from industry.

When? We connect with students in their first year, maintain contact by major to provide continuous support.

Where? Where are the jobs? Everywhere! Students (and alumni) have access to an online jobs database (Handshake) that includes jobs at all levels, across the country and worldwide.

How? You can help by becoming informed — check out our resources. Partner with our office; we offer opportunities to post a job, or participate in our mentor program.

Why? Together we’re better! Our expertise and your continued support ensure your RIT student’s success!

Future Students

We know many factors come into play as you decide on a university. We can provide you with information that may help make that decision.

We are happy to answer any questions you may about the support we provide, opportunities for students to gain work experience, our national and global employer relationships, job opportunities, and career options. Each major at RIT has a career services coordinator that works directly with them, visit our Staff Directory to find out your contact in the Career Services & Cooperative Education Office. 

Parents of RIT Students

We understand you want to stay connected as your son or daughter embarks on their career journey. We invite you to take an active role in your son or daughter’s career development process by becoming informed, and continuing to provide guidance and support to your child.