Effective April 15, 2020 until June 30, 2020, the Starr Career Development Center will be facilitating two Online Alumni Career Workshop (via Zoom) for Free. The two career workshops will provide tips on how to create a career portfolio for interviews and professional development as well a Salary Negotiation Workshop to learn about what you can negotiate and how to do it effectively. Please RSVP for the workshops via Starr Search. In addition, until June 30th, Alumni Career Counseling will be provided for free upon availability. We hope during these difficult times, we can help the Baruch Alumni community with their professional development.
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The Starr Career Development Center serves Baruch’s undergraduate population as well as Baruch alumni who graduated with a Bachelor’s degree. We understand that our alumni have career support needs and encourage you to utilize the following resources:
- The Starr Career Development Center’s alumni career seminars
- Starr Search, Starr Career Development Center’s jobs database – alumni have a free account for life
- The free career workshops offered through the Science, Industry and Business New York Public Library
- Free Job$mart workshops offered through Baruch College’s office of Executives on Campus
- Attend/participate in events posted through the Starr Career Development Center’s weekly alumni email distribution list, we include resources on internal and external events and activities. If you would like to be added, please email Marion Viray at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are experiencing a career transition, the Starr Career Development Center (SCDC) provides career consultations and programming for alumni who completed their Bachelor’s Degree at Baruch College for a nominal fee. Our services include: short-term one-on-one career consultations and vocational assessment sessions (up to 3 sessions per calendar year), weekly walk-in brief consultations, alumni career seminars, access to video mock interviews, Starr Search online job board access, online career resources, online career self-assessments and weekly newsletter to support alumni as they navigate their career journeys. Alumni are encouraged to maintain their connection to Baruch by participating in the activities of the Baruch College Alumni Relations Office and the Baruch College Alumni Association.
Baruch College has arranged for alumni to have a discounted GetFive membership, the national organization that helps people grow their careers or find new jobs. Please use Promo Code “GoBearcats” when completing the membership information.
Baruch College offers the following mentoring opportunities for our alumni to give back to their alma mater and help the next generation of Baruch students succeed.
Professional Volunteer Mentor Program
As a Baruch Alumnus, this is a wonderful opportunity to stay connected to your alma mater. Our undergraduate students welcome the opportunity to get feedback and advice from Baruch’s alumni. As a professional volunteer mentor you will meet with Baruch students to help edit their cover letters and resumes, discuss interview tips and networking strategies, provide advice on their job search as well as insights into the world of work. We encourage you to get involved!
If you have 3 years+ of professional experience and a passion for mentoring, please consider becoming a professional volunteer mentor. Please email email@example.com with your resume and application.
Requirements: 3+ Years of Professional Experience after graduation, be able to commit to meeting with students on Thursdays from 5pm to 7:00pm on either a weekly or monthly basis at Baruch College.
Please complete a Professional Volunteer Mentor Program Form. Please allow 2-3 business days for a response.
Academic Year-Long Mentoring Programs
These programs are run through the office of Executives on Campus. These Programs serve undergraduate and graduate students from all three Baruch Schools: the Zicklin School of Business, the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences, and the School of Public affairs. The Academic Year-Long Programs help Mentees (students) define and achieve their career goals by providing Mentors (alumni and other professionals) to support, counsel and serve as role models for the Mentees. Mentors may serve as friend and advocate to their Mentees in addition to assisting and advising in their career development process. The Academic Year-Long Programs run from September through May of the academic year.
Starr provides free virtual Walk-Ins via individual and/or small group every Thursday from 12:00pm to 1:00pm beginning on 10/1/2020. This is on a first come/first served basis and typically last between 10-15 minutes. Walk-Ins are a great opportunity to find out about career resources and services available to Baruch Undergraduate Alumni as well as to ask brief questions on your resume, interviews and career strategy. Alumni may utilize a maximum of 3 walk-in sessions per year..
To attend a virtual walk-in, please visit Starr Search and view the announcements section for more details.
If you do not have a Starr Search account, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your full name, EMPLID/Last Four digit of SS#, degree, major and graduation year.
Career consultation alumni appointments (maximum 3) and career seminars are available to Baruch Alumni to assist with their career planning and job searching for a small fee. (Fees pertain to alumni 6+ months outside of graduation date)
To Schedule an appointment, please use Starr Search.
All fees must be paid online before the appointment.
Individual Counseling: $30
Alumni Career Seminars: $25
Vocational Testing: $120.00 (Includes Myers-Brigg Type Indicator, Strong Interest Inventory and two one-on-one career counseling appointment, before and after the assessments)