NTID Center on Employment (NCE)

About NCE

NCE assists deaf and hard-of-hearing students, graduating students and alumni with their job search and works with employers to facilitate hiring of highly qualified co-op students and graduates.

Success Stories

3D Digital Design
Andrew Smith
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Motion Capture Team 2020

Andrew's advice is not to be afraid to try new things; supervisors will appreciate students taking initiatives and being open to trying new things.

3D Graphics Technology
Andrea Miranda
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Motion Capture Team 2020

Andrea's advice is to be open-minded when learning and to try new things. In every position there is room for growth and improvement.

3D Graphics Technology
Aileen Modesto
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Motion Capture Team 2020

Aileen's advice to students going on co-op is to take it seriously and invest a lot of their time in it because there are so many benefits and a lot of new things to learn.

Computer Aided Drafting Technology
Ryan Koester
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CAD Intern at US Bureau of Reclamation

Ryan's advice to students is to understand that you may need more time to figure out and understand what you truly want to do for yourself, your career and the future.

Engineering Studies - MECE
Bradley Speck
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Turbine Design and Services Engineer

Bradley's advice is to do very well in school, read as much as you can, work on communication and technical writing skills, and stay on top of your assignments.

Film and Animation
Keara Mangan
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Intern at NASA Glenn Research Center

Keara's advice is not to be afraid to ask for help if you're stuck on a project.

Our Videos

Students

The main role of the NTID Center on Employment (NCE) is to assist current students and graduates with their job search. Employment Advisors provide job search tutoring that can help you write or improve your resume and cover letter, complete a job application, put together a list of references and a portfolio, find job announcements on the Web and apply, and much more.

NCE Resources for Students

Employers

Hiring RIT/NTID deaf and hard-of-hearing co-op students and graduates can give your businesses a competitive advantage by bringing today's high-tech skills and diversity to the workplace.

NCE Resources for Employers

Alumni

The NTID Center on Employment offers alumni a variety of job-related services. Alumni can take advantage of:

  • Job Search Advisement
  • Resumé and Correspondence Review
  • Networking Assistance
  • NTID Career Fair

NCE Resources for Alumni

Visitors

NTID Center on Employment (NCE)
LBJ (Building #60) - Room 2808
Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

NCE Resources for Visitors

NCE Staff

John Macko
Director NTID Center on Employment

Employment Advisors

Karen Downs
Assistant Director NTID Center on Employment

Programs I advise:
Engineering Studies (AAS/AOS)
College of Engineering (BS/MS)
College of Engineering Technology (BS/MS)

Programs I advise:
Applied Computer Technology (AAS/AOS)
College of Computing and Information Sciences (BS/MS)
Mobile Application Development (AAS)

Dawn Lucas
Associate Director NTID Center on Employment

Programs I advise: 
Design and Imaging Technology (AAS/AOS)
3D Graphics Technology (AAS)
College of Art and Design (BFA/MFA)

Programs I advise: 
Design and Imaging Technology (AAS/AOS)
3D Graphics Technology (AAS)
College of Art and Design (BFA/MFA)

Erica Fleischman Roethel
Senior Employment Advisor

Programs I advise: 
Design and Imaging Technology (AAS/AOS)
College of Computing and Information Sciences (BS/MS)
College of Engineering Technology (BS/MS)
College of Liberal Arts (BS/MS)

Pamela Christopher
Employment Advisor

Programs I advise:
Business Studies (AAS/AOS)
College of Liberal Arts (BS/MS)

Programs I advise: 
Laboratory Science Technology (AAS/AOS)
College of Business (BS/MS)
College of Engineering (BS/MS)
College of Health Sciences and Technology (BS/MS)
College of Science (BS/MS)

Supporting Staff

Kari Campos-Hamilton
Senior Staff Assistant

Contact Us

NTID Center on Employment (NCE)
LBJ Hall (Building #60), Room 2808
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Directions to NTID

Mailing address:
RIT/NTID
Lyndon Baines Johnson Building
Center on Employment
52 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623-5604

Email: ntidcoe@rit.edu
Phone: 585-286-4155 (Voice/VP)
Fax: 585-475-7570