The Robert R. McComsey Career Development Center

Please note that the Spring Career Fair has been cancelled. More information below.

Welcome to the Career Development Center at Alfred University. We are located in the historic Steinheim Castle, situated on a picturesque hillside on Alfred University's beautiful valley campus. 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. Please explore the many services we provide students, alumni, parents, faculty and employers.

Additional CDC Offerings

Service Learning

The goal of the Gary Horowitz Service Learning Program is to foster an environment of social responsibility and community engagement, and...

Expert In Residence

Alfred University's Expert-in-Residence program enables students to schedule one-on-one appointments with a variety of industry...

Cheryl's Closet

Supporting and empowering students by offering them a closet stocked full of business attire for use on interviews and other engagements free of charge.

Alumni Services

The Career Development Center regularly partners with members of the Alfred University Alumni Community to provide our students career insights post-graduation.

More About the CDC


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.

Spring Career Fair 2019


Engineering Career Fair 2018


Contact Us

Schedule and appointment through Handshake or reach out to one of our staff members directly.