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PATHWAYS: A Career Development Plan


There is a direct relationship between how well you follow a specific professional development plan and your ability to secure employment or advanced degrees after graduation. To enable you to create, follow and mark progress throughout such a plan, HWS offers a Pathways Program, a comprehensive process designed to prepare students for professional life.

Assess: Tap into who you are. Assess your interests, values and skills. We encourage you to start Pathways as early as the first semester of your first year at HWS.

Explore: Research careers. Get involved on campus and within the community. Develop a gap analysis on your potential career fields. Participate in a shadow experience.

Experience: Develop your action plan; what are you excited about pursuing? Try an internship. Build confidence, your resume and your portfolio.

Connect: Step forward, put your action plan into motion and accomplish your goals. Network with professionals within your field of interest. Conduct informational interviews.

Career Services News

Applications Due for International Internship Award

Students interested in pursuing a funded, shorter term opportunity abroad are invited to apply for the Padnos Family International Internship/Research Travel Award. Applications are due to the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Education by Friday, Dec. 5 at 4 p.m. The $5,000 award will cover lodging, round-trip airfare and a stipend. Supported by gifts from the Padnos Fam...  More >>

A Career in Arts PR, Marketing

Rebecca Taylor, vice president of FITZ & CO, will be speaking at Hobart and William Smith Colleges about her extensive career in public relations for the arts. Taylor has more than a decade of experience in arts communications. She has led campaigns at world-renowned museums, including the J. Paul Getty Museum and The Museum of Contemporary Art, and with MoMa Ps1, an affiliate of The Museum o...  More >>

PIR Guest Ginsberg P'15 Talks Law Careers

Ellen Ginsberg P'15 will be speaking at Hobart and William Smith Colleges about her career as vice president, general counsel and secretary of Nuclear Energy Institute's (NEI) deputy general counsel. As part of the HWS Professionals in Residence (PIR) series hosted by the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Education, Ginsberg will give her talk on Thursday, Nov. 20 at 7:...  More >>

Massey Knakal Capital Services Discussion

The Salisbury Center for Career, Professional, and Experiential Education will host Garrett Thelander P'17 on Thursday, Sept. 25, as part of the Professionals in Residence series. Thelander is the executive managing director of Massey Knakal Capital Services and will discuss the real estate market with students who are interested in the field. Thelander oversees the daily operations and spearhead...  More >>

Cytryn '14 Hired by Bloomberg

Courtney Cytryn '14 was recently hired by Bloomberg L.P., an international business and financial leader. Bloomberg is known largely for its product, the Bloomberg terminal, which is software that contains economic market data that traders use every day to enhance their exchanges. In September, Cytryn will start an eight-week training program for Bloomberg as a global data analyst for the company...  More >>

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Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Education
300 Pulteney Street
Geneva, NY 14456

Phone: (315) 781-3514
Fax: (315) 781-3515
E-Mail: cso@hws.edu

Location: The Salisbury Center for Career Services is located on the 1st floor of Trinity Hall

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

CA Resume Drop in hours Fall 2014:
Monday 1-3
Tuesday 3-5
Wednesday 10:15-12:15
Thursday 12-2; 3-5
Friday 9-11; 10:15-12:15