Our mission and values honor Abigail Allen, friend and mentor to generations of students, strong supporter of co-education, and wife of Alfred University’s second president.
Mission: The Alfred University Career Development Center empowers students and alumni to find their professional purpose and meaningful work through informed decision-making, practical experience, and connection to the global community.
Values: We express our core value of professionalism through expertise, responsibility, empathy, and balance.
- Expertise encompasses our knowledge, skills and resources; expertise promotes positive connections with our stakeholders.
- Responsibility is reflected in our high level of dependability, integrity, and ethics; responsibility ensures the reliable delivery of services.
- Empathy is demonstrated through our approachability, attentiveness, and availability; empathy allows for individualized service to our diverse population.
- Balance is expressed in both our work and personal lives; balance supports our students and alumni to find fulfillment in their chosen paths.
Transform a good education into an extraordinary education! Juniors & Seniors can apply for funding to engage in work experience and study/research opportunities to enhance their career decision-making, increase their opportunities after graduation and inspire them to find their passions in life.
Thank You to Our Employer Sponsors/Partners
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