Services for Employers

The Department of Career Development at the State University of New York at Geneseo invites you to consider our students and alumni for full-time, part-time and internship  positions available within your organization.  The Department of Career Development staff can assist you with identifying qualified students and alumni in a number of ways:

PROFESSIONAL INTERNSHIP AND JOB FAIR

Each year, the Department of Career Development hosts an annual Internship and Job Fair which provides the opportunity for employers to meet our outstanding students. Typically held in March, this event attracts over 80 employers representing for-profit, non-profit and government organizations, and upwards of 500 students representing all majors. For more information and to register, please click here. To see the list of last year's attendees, click here.

On-Campus INTERVIEWS

Many employers select convenient date(s) during the academic year to visit campus and interview qualified candidates. The Department of Career Development houses private interview rooms and our recruitment coordinator will guide you through a simple scheduling process. You may also elect to prescreen candidates by requesting resumes prior to your recruitment date and indicating the names of the students that you wish to interview. For more information, contact Kathyrn Tonkovich (tonkovich@geneseo.edu) or Phyllis Wixom (wixom@geneseo.edu).

Job/internship PostingS

The SUNY Geneseo Department of Career Development welcomes our inclusion on your job postings email list, as well as your direct contact with us by phone regarding vacancies within your organization. We would be happy to publish your internship and/or full-time vacancy announcements on our job posting website,  KnightJobs , which is viewed by both current Geneseo students as well as alumni. You may also post your openings on Knightjobs directly as an employer.  If you have never posted with us, please click on the "Register" link first, to create an account.

Unacceptable Job Postings

We cannot approve the following types of job postings:

1. Postings that are discriminatory in intent or in practice (please see Non-Discrimination Statement, below)
2. Postings that seem to involve pyramid schemes or multi-level networking/marketing
3. Opportunities that require an initial monetary investment by applicants
4. Employers who do not have readily available background information about their organization
5. Any employer who misrepresents themselves to students

6. Vacancy descriptions that are vague, deceptive, or omit important details

Unacceptable Internship Postings

We cannot approve postings for internships that involve any of the following:

1. Interning in a “virtual” office location/telecommuting (interns are expected to be physically located in a professional office environment with direct supervision)
2. Interning in a private residence or other non-commercial setting

3. Internships that require an initial monetary investment or purchase of products by interns

4. Internships that lack regular direct supervision 
5. Internships that require students to provide their own personal computer, cell phone, camera, or any other personal equipment
6. Internships that require students to spend more than 50% of their time cold-calling potential clients
7. Internships that require students to complete inappropriate tasks, such as personal errands

Resume Collection

Resume collection is an easy process. It involves notifying students about an available position and requesting that interested students submit a resume by a given date. The Department of Career Development handles all the details and then forwards the resumes to you. Your organization may then contact these students individually. For more information, contact Kathyrn Tonkovich (tonkovich@geneseo.edu) or Phyllis Wixom (wixom@geneseo.edu) or call 585-245-5721.

Informational Presentations or Meetings

Employers may find it advantageous to visit campus to meet with students to discuss the nature of their organization and hiring needs, or to share specific information about a given occupational opportunity. An informational presentation prior to on-campus recruitment is an excellent way to promote the interview date and to avoid repetition of basic information during interviewing. We will be happy to work with you to arrange a date, location, audiovisual equipment, etc.

Special Programs

Throughout the year, we sponsor or work in conjunction with other groups to present special programs such as graduate school night, career information and recruitment fairs for targeted populations, electronic resume service and career panels.

non-discrimination statement

SUNY Geneseo’s Department of Career Development does not discriminate in its programs or activities on the basis of age, race, creed, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, physical or mental ability, genetics, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law, nor will the office knowingly cooperate with employers who do.