Career Services

Career Services will assist you with career exploration and your job search process.

The office can also assist students and alumni with resume and cover letter writing, interview prep, networking with LinkedIn, job fairs, online job postings, and webinars.

We are available to meet with you in-person or remotely. Contact or call 851-1683 to schedule an appointment.

How to Find a Job on Handshake

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Career Services is available to help prospective and current Erie Community College students with all parts of the career and educational planning process. Individual appointments are available. We recommend starting with FOCUS 2 to explore which SUNY Erie programs and related careers are the best fit for you.

Career exploration websites

Let us guide you through the job search process of researching companies, networking, writing a cover letter and resume, applying to jobs, and improving your interview skills. Utilize the resources below and contact us for an appointment to discuss your job search. 

Join Handshake, SUNY Erie’s career management platform, to discover new career paths and find amazing jobs and internships. Log in, complete your profile, and start your search! Log in to Handshake now.

Job search websites

Who’s Hiring?

Demand Occupations

Applied Learning is an educational experience where students learn by applying knowledge and skills gained from classroom learning to hands-on and/or real-world settings. Applied Learning activities may include internships, volunteer work, service learning, and much more. These activities are a great way to explore different career options and to build experience for your resume. Current students should visit MyECC for more information about Applied Learning opportunities.

SUNY Erie Career Services is available to assist students with preparing for Applied Learning opportunities by assisting with resumes, cover letters, interview skills and professional dress. After you have completed your Applied Learning experience, it is important to communicate your new knowledge, skills, and abilities to prospective employers. The Career Services office will guide you through the process so you are able to present yourself as professionally as possible.

Students interested in completing an internship should visit Handshake or reach out to Nathan Wallace, Director of Applied Learning and Global Engagement, at or 716-851-1986.


SUNY Erie Career Services now uses Handshake to connect employers to our students and alumni! We encourage you to post your job and internship opportunities with us on Handshake.

Current Handshake users can find us listed as "SUNY Erie Community College." 

If you do not have a Handshake account, please visit Getting Started with Handshake: Employers.


Please contact our office at 716-851-1683 to check availability for on-campus and virtual recruitment opportunities. 


In addition to posting your internship opportunity on Handshake, you may reach out to Nate Wallace, Director of Applied Learning and Global Engagement to discuss your internship opportunities. Nate can be reached at or 716-851-1986.


Our next college-wide Career Fair will be held in Spring 2024. Please check back here for event details, which will be forthcoming in the late Fall. Registration will take place through Handshake.


The Western New York Association of College Career Centers (WNYACCC) is a consortium of college career center professionals whose primary purpose is connecting employers with talented college students across the Western New York region. Connect with WNYACCC to learn more about the WNY Career & Internship Fair, Teacher Recruitment Day, and opportunities to connect to students and alumni.

Survey of Graduates

Each year, the Career Services department of SUNY Erie Community College produces a college-wide statistical analysis of its graduates to provide employment related outcomes. View the most recent graduate data.

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For more information:
Career Services, City Campus
Room O150

Career Services, North Campus
S Building, Room 213-B

Career Services, South Campus
Room 5207