Career Exploration and Research

Questions for this step:

  • What Are My Goals & Interests?
  • What Are My Target Companies/Industries?
  • What are the Hiring Trends?
  • What Skills Do Companies Need/Value Most?

CDC Programming for this step:

  • CareerSpotlight Series
    The CareerSpotlight panel series highlights a variety of industries and functions to help further students’ career exploration, discernment, and pursuit. Panels feature Gabelli School alumni and other corporate representatives who offer insight on career tracks, industry trends, and recruiting practices.
  • Coffee and Careers Conversations
    “Coffee and Careers” Conversations are a small-group format featuring an alumni guest speaker who will share insights on their MBA experience and career path, tips for recruiting and building a career, the current job market, and the state of their respective industry.
  • Corporate Information Sessions
    Employers hold information sessions on campus to promote the company, share information regarding their current job or internship opportunities, and meet Gabelli School students who may be potential candidates for open positions.
  • Corporate Site Visits
    The CDC organizes student-group visits to employers’ offices throughout the New York metropolitan area. Site visits allow employers to give Fordham students a firsthand view of their operations, products, and people.


Power Dynamics in Tech Recruiting

Having been a tech recruiter myself, I can speak to the increasing complexity of navigating the tech talent pool. Expectations have changed drastically in a short time – remote, or at the very least, hybrid, work options have become expected …

By Charles Plissner
Charles Plissner
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Firsthand’s 50 Best Consulting Firms to Work For in 2022

Firsthand (Vault) has published its list of the top 50 North American consulting firms to work for. Read about it and find links to lists for various categories here.

By Frank Graziano
Frank Graziano Technology Manager
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8 Career Tips From People Who Landed an Internship at BlackRock

As a current student or recent graduate, one question you might be asking yourself is how can you prepare yourself for an interview and secure a job. But given the fact that interviews and application processes differ from company to …

By Maximilian Vanegas - WayUp
Sign up to WayUp to personalize your job search and apply to opportunities from Fortune 500s to startups, all in one place. Let’s get you hired! Click here
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Podcast suggestion

I have a suggestion for students who want to get more into the Finance World but without a lot of background.
Listen to the Podcast SNACKS DAILY. (Available on Apple, Spotify and Google)
I usually listen to Snacks Daily on …
By Mariana Oliveira
Mariana Oliveira
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Leadership Lessons from 15 Women Founders & CEOs

At the time of writing, women are the CEOs of 41 companies of the Fortune 500; for anyone not looking to do math today, that’s about 8%. And that distressingly low number is actually higher than its ever been. The …

By Vault Careers - Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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