Career Development

 
"Lubin is at the center of the business universe. You have access to top talent—not only your professors, but guest speakers and Executives in Residence. At Lubin, you're surrounded by excellence. And when you're in this kind of environment, you learn to think big and win big in your career.”
Michael A. Clinton, MBA '83
Executive Vice President
Chief Marketing Officer/Publishing Director
Hearst Magazines

 
[Bernadette Kenny]
"Lubin is a New York school. It's a mirror image of the diversity and business culture that make New York a great place to live and work."
Bernadette Kenny, MBA '78
Executive Vice President
Chief Global Sales and Marketing Officer
Lee Hecht Harrison

 
[student]
"I think that by taking on internships in New York City, you are gaining the most incredible experience ever. It's like the famous saying, "If you can make it here, you can make it anywhere."
Antoinete Manigbas
Marketing Major
Marketing Intern, CBS Outdoor
Poised for Success. As a Lubin student, you'll stay focused on how to leverage a great degree into a great career opportunity. Planning for your next job or positioning yourself for advancement begins with the Career Services Office. You'll benefit from one-on-one career counseling, on-campus visits by major corporate recruiters, workshops that really work, and online resources that will put job postings and corporate research a click away.

Learn It. Do It. At Lubin, you'll step into the real world of experience. Pace University's Cooperative Education Program is the leading co-op education program among universities in the New York metropolitan area and one of the largest in the nation. The co-op program places Lubin students in paid, career-track work environments while they pursue their degrees.

The Visionary Elite. Lubin's distinctive Executive and Entrepreneur in Residence programs bring the most influential leaders of top firms in various industries into your classroom. Throughout these daylong sessions, you'll have the opportunity to learn, ask, debate, and build your own career insights, expectations, and contacts.

COOPERATIVE EDUCATION INTERNSHIPS
  • 900 co-op positions are held annually by undergraduate and graduate students.
  • 20% of all co-op opportunities are held by international students.
  • More than 500 employers in the tri-state area sponsored Pace students in over 1,450 internships, practica and fieldwork experiences.
  • Approximately 50% of undergraduates from the class of 2009 had completed an internship, practicum, clinical or student teaching experience while at Pace. 43% of those students were offered full-time employment from their sponsoring organization; 87% accepted those offers.
CAREER SERVICES
  • Pace 2010 bachelor graduates surpass national employment rates by 10 percent. At graduation, 34% of Pace bachelor candidates who had begun their job search were employed. The national average was 24%.
  • Pace University ranks in the top 30 of Payscale.com's 2009 list of the "Best Northeastern Colleges in the U.S. by Salary Potential" with a starting median salary of $52,200 – that's on par with the country's most selective Ivy League schools.
  • 100% of the 5 yr combined degree BBA/MBA graduates in public accounting who reported had obtained employment with a median salary of $57,000 - 18% higher than the national average for BBA accounting; 12% higher than national median salary of MBA's according to Payscale.com
  • Organizations employing the most 2009 graduates included: the "Big 4" accounting firms, Bank of NY Mellon, NYC Department of Education, JPMorgan Chase, Verizon, IBM, Thomson Reuters, RSM McGladrey, Morgan Stanley, The IRS and Montefiore Medical Center
  • Nearly 300 employers recruited Pace students for internships & professional opportunities via numerous on-campus recruiting activities including seven career fairs.
  • More than 2,000 employers posted over 5,000 full-time employment and internship opportunities for Pace students.
  • The average internship hourly salary for bachelor degree candidates was $15.32; master degree candidates $16.82.  61% of student interns were paid.
  • 93% of Pace students would recommend their internship to other students.
  • 1,000 senior- and master-level students participate in the Campus Recruiting Program.
  • 975 companies receive 22,290 resumes of graduating students and alumni through our Resume Referral program.
CAREER FAIRS
  • More than 100 employers participate in our fall and spring Career Fairs.
  • More than 2,000 students and alumni attend our fall and spring Career Fairs.
  • Fall Career Fair: Held annually during the third week in September in New York City.
    This is our largest and most widely attended general career fair.
  • MBA Career Fair: Held annually during the last week of October in New York City.
    For Lubin School of Business Masters students.
  • Experienced Professional Job Fairs: Held each January and May in New York City.
    Geared specifically for alumni and experienced graduate students.
  • Internship Fair: Held annually in February in New York City.
    For students seeking summer internship opportunities.
  • Spring Career Fair: Held the second or third week in March in Westchester.
    Gain access to our eager and bright students just before graduation.
  • Specialized Career Fairs: Held at various times annually.
    Events geared specifically for criminal justice, nursing, health care, and nonprofit