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Explore career options, create a customized career plan, and prepare for your life after graduation with the Career and Professional Engagement Center.

At D'Youville, we're committed to your career success. We take pride in knowing our Saints are successful in their fields and are leaders in their communities. The Career and Professional Engagement Center is dedicated to connecting the skills and knowledge you learned in the classroom to a rewarding career. And our dedication doesn't stop when you graduate, if you're an alumni looking for new employment options or you are planning a career change, we're here to help.



Our Services

We personalize services to your needs. We help you:

  • Identify career interests
  • Define career, internship and graduate school goals
  • Locate resources to help you find an internship
  • Write a resume, compelling cover letters and letters of intent for graduate school
  • Research scholarship opportunities
  • Develop networking skills and opportunities
  • Practice interviewing
  • Research employers and find job openings
  • Understand transitions and coping with change

Purple Briefcase: online career tool

The Career and Professional Engagement center hosts Purple Briefcase, an online career readiness platform, exclusively for D'Youville students, graduates, and alumni. You'll find details and instructions on our online career tool page.


We share postings for jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities with our students, graduates and alumni. Share opportunities with our D'Youville community by following these simple instructions.

Undergraduate Students

  • Start early and improve your chances of graduating with a job offer or graduate school acceptance in hand.
  • Visit our office during your freshman year. Don't wait until your junior or senior year.
  • Take advantage of all of the resources and assistance we provide from day one on campus.

Graduate Students

  • First, schedule an appointment with our staff. We will help you begin your employer research and contact alumni in your field of interest. There are many online and reference sources here for you, too.

D'Youville Alumni

  • For career counseling, updating job search skills and assistance locating job opportunities, please contact our office for an appointment.

About Us

Find the best personnel to explore your professional needs.

Meet the Staff


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