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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

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 >>

Rawlins '80, P'16 Joins PIR Series

Michael Rawlins '80, P'16, the lead user experience architect for ESPN in Bristol, Conn., will return to HWS to meet with students about careers as part of the Professionals in Residence series hosted by the Salisbury Center for Career Services and Professional Development. Rawlins will hold one-on-one meetings between 2 to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 25, in Trinity 109. Along with being ESPN's le...  More >>

Tiedemann to Discuss Advertising Careers

Michael Tiedemann P'13, P'15, of DigitasLBi, a digitally-led integrated global branding agency, will deliver an on-campus, student-focused presentation, "A Career in Advertising." The talk will be held on Thursday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Stern 103 as part of the Colleges' Professionals in Residence Series, sponsored by the Salisbury Center for Career Services and Professional Development. In 20...  More >>

Careers in Architecture

Representatives from the architectural firm Holabird & Root LLC, Jeff Case '69 and Rusty Walker, will give a talk titled "A Career in Architecture" on Wednesday, March 26 as part of the Salisbury Center for Career Services Professional in Residence Series. The discussion will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Sanford Room of the Warren Hunting Smith Library. The following day, Thursday, March 27...  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