McComsey Career Development Center

Interviewers Say...

• " Well rounded students."
• "Co-op/internship experience."
• "Very strong with the interview process. Great answers."
• "Candidate was relaxed and spoke openly, had good questions and was well prepared."
• "Candidate was not only solid technically, but had a great understanding of business principles and practices."
• "All candidates were well prepared and knowledgeable about the company."
• "Good knowledge of the company and industry."
• "Enthusiastic and a high level of professional confidence."
• "Candidates had great co-op experience and showed problem solving skills, as well as a drive for success."
• "Candidates asked good questions."
• "Well prepared interviewees with relevant experience."

Alfred University welcomes the opportunity to partner with employers in a variety of ways.

Recruit on campus
Interview students for your permanent, internship and/or co-op needs in a beautifully restored, historic yet high-tech setting. Our office provides you with an opportunity to screen resumes and select candidates prior to your visit, or to conduct an open sign-up for all interested candidates.

We offer comfortable interview rooms, designated parking spaces, free coffee and lunch. Our training room, available for your information sessions, is equipped with a TV/VCR, LCD projector, white board, and easels for your use. The room can comfortably seat 20. If you require a network connection, we will provide the ethernet port and ethernet cable. Please bring your own ethernet-equipped laptop.

Campus recruiters must abide by our Recruiting Policy.

Participate in a Career Fair
Register for the 2015 Engineering Career Fair - scheduled for Thursday, October 1st from noon to 3pm. Details will be available soon.

Employers: Post opportunities and learn about upcoming job fairs.

  • Simply log into Saxon JobLink
  • You will find the Spring Job Fair Registration on the right hand side of your screen.
  • Not currently registered on Saxon JobLink?You can Register here and follow the instructions
  • Forgot your password? Click the Forgot Password tab and instructions will be emailed to you
  • Need assistance? Contact us by email or call 607-871-2164

Our Virtual Career Fair was be held on Saxon JobLink from April 13-17th, 2015. We posted over 60 postions for 38 organizations and collected 240 resumes. Our next event will be the Engineering Career Fair scheduled for October 1, 2015. Details will be available soon.

Promote your company on campus
By becoming a Sponsor you will have the opportunity to market your company at campus career events.

Participate in our Employer-In-Residence program
The Employer-In-Residence program enables students to schedule one-on-one appointments with a variety of industry representatives.

Recruiting schedule -To schedule a recruiting date, please contact Mariann Walsh, Recruiting Coordinator, by phone at 607.871.2164 or by email to assist you in making the necessary arrangements.

Fall Semester - 2014

Classes Begin

August 25

On-campus Recruiting Begins

September 8

2014 Fall Engineering Career Fair

October 2

Engineering Career Fair Interviews

October 3

Homecoming Weekend

October 17-19

Mid-semester Break

October 13-14

Thanksgiving Break

November 25-Dec 1

Classes End

December 5

Final Exams

December 8-12

Spring Semester - 2015

Classes Begin

January 18

On-campus Recruiting Begins

February 2

2015 Spring Job Fair

February 20

Mid-semester Break

March 6-16

Classes End

May 4

Final Exams

May 6-11


May 16

Our office will be operating throughout the year, except for the following dates during winter recess: December 23, 2014 through January 5, 2015.

Note: Many of our Ceramic, Glass, and Materials Science Engineering students will attend the American Ceramic Society sponsored Materials Science and Technology Conference, October 13-17, 2014. While recruiting dates can be scheduled around this time period, recruiters should be advised that engineering participation in particular programs may be significantly lower than usual. Recruiting in all other majors should not be affected.

Please let us know how we can assist you in filling your employment needs.

Post a Position on Saxon JobLink

This web-based job listing service allows employers to post positions directly to our website and allows students and alumni to search openings using keywords. Students and alumni have the ability to apply directly to the hiring company, as well as post a resume that can be made viewable to recruiters. Learn more

Information for Employers

Fast facts about AU

Student profile

Hiring international students (CPT/OPT)

Research and outreach at AU

Center for Advanced Ceramic Technology

Directions to AU