:: FOCUS A Career & Education Planning System
FOCUS is an internet based career and education planning system designed to provide Dominican College students with a personalized career and education exploration and planning. FOCUS is easy to use, provides complete self-assessment tools, and contains the most comprehensive occupational and educational information database for use by students online. To obtain the password to access FOCUS, Dominican College students must contact the Career Development Center. Click here to access Focus
:: Job Search
The Career Development Center assists students in identifying their skills, interests, values, strengths, and career preferences, and in developing a realistic career and job search plan. To view a list of jobs, please visit our job boards which are located at Casey Hall and the St. Catherine’s annex. Part time jobs and internships are posted on the Dominican College portal under Student Life. For additional information on the job listings, please visit the Career Development Center. To view a list of full time jobs available through the office of Career Development Center, please click here.
Internship opportunities give students hands-on work experience in business, industry, non-profit organizations and government. These experiences complement and expand the student's total learning experience by affording the chance to test theories learned in the classroom with actual practice in the workplace. Internship opportunities included companies such as MTV, Official Offices of Rockland County, various Police Departments, St. Dominic’s Home, Oxygen Network and Daytop Village, Emmis Communications, Nathan Kline Institute, Verizon Wireless, and the United Nations.
Some internships are for credit only, while others may offer a stipend for expenses and at times, some may be paid. Employers establish the salary rate.
Internships are available for all academic disciplines at Dominican College. A minimum G.P.A. of 2.3 is required in the chosen academic discipline. Candidates must be Juniors or Seniors.
To obtain an internship enrollment packet, which must be signed and approved by your Academic Advisor, please visit the Career Development Center.
:: Career Fairs
The Career Development Center hosts annual career fairs. The Fall semester’s Career Fair is on Tuesday, November 1, 2011 from 11 am – 2 pm., in the Palisades Room located in Casey Hall. The Spring semester’s Career Fair is on Wednesday, April 11, 2012, from 3 – 6 pm, in the Hennessy Center. Dress professionally and bring your resumes.
:: On Campus Recruitment
Employers recruit on campus during the fall and spring semesters. For a list of on campus recruiters, please visit the Career Development Center or click here.
:: Job Resources
The Career Development Center also offers online job resources to further assist Dominican students with their career needs and job search. For additional information in addressing your career needs and job search, please visit the Career Development Center or click here.
:: Nursing Job Resources
For specific employment opportunities in Nursing, click on www.aftercollege.com
:: Career Workshops
Career workshops are provided during the year to assist students with:
- Career Exploration
- The Job Search Process
- Resume & Cover Letter Writing
- The Interviewing Process
Please visit the Career Development Center for additional information about upcoming workshops.
Assistance with resume/cover letter writing and mock interviews are available by appointment.
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