Career Services for Alumni

Berkeley College is committed to lifelong career counseling for our alumni and we look forward to providing the tools and support you need to succeed.

Career Services assists you with every aspect of your job search:

  • Resume review and revision
  • Guidance writing cover letters and letter of introduction
  • Navigating social media and job boards
  • Preparing job applications
  • Interviewing skills and role playing, including phone screenings and non-verbal communication such as emotional intelligence and body language

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Career Services Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get started using Alumni Career Services?

  • Call or email Alumni Career Services. 
  • Schedule a one-on-one session to review your career goals. Be sure to have your resume available and be ready to discuss your job search strategies (what has and hasn't worked thus far) and what you hope to find in your next position.
  • Log in to Blackboard and Berkeley Connect to post your resume and search job listings.
  • Draft your job search plan and empower your efforts!

Why do I need access to Blackboard? How can Berkeley Connect assist me?

Blackboard is your gateway to Berkeley College Career Services activities and events. Berkeley Connect, our job board, allows you to upload your resume and apply for jobs with employers that have partnered with our Career Services staff.

I’m an alumna/us and I don't know my ID number to log in to Blackboard or Berkeley Connect. Who do I call?

Michael Iris 973-405-2111 Ext. 6406 can provide your ID number. Please provide the following information: current full name, student full name while attending Berkeley, campus/location, degree or certificate earned, graduation year, and date of birth.

What is Resume Companion? 

Resume Companion is a free online tool that allows you to create a resume using various templates designed to compliment your particular course of study.

Am I permitted to attend career fairs that are frequently held at each campus?

Yes! As an alumna/us, you are encouraged and welcome to attend all Berkeley-sponsored events.

What Can I do With This Major Online Resource  

Contact Alumni Career Services

New York Alumni Career Services

La-Toya Gomez | Alumni Career Counselor
3 East 43 Street, New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-986-4343 Ext. 4166
Email: latoya-gomez2@berkeleycollege.edu

New Jersey Alumni Career Services

Jim D'Arecca | MBA / Alumni Career Counselor
44 Rifle Camp Road - Woodland Park, NJ 07424
Phone: 973-278-5400 Ext. 5745
Email: jkd@berkeleycollege.edu

Office of Alumni Relations

Michael Iris
Sr. Director, Alumni Relations & Online Career Services
Berkeley College | New York | New Jersey | Online
Phone: 973-405-2111 Ext. 6406
Email: Michael-Iris@BerkeleyCollege.edu

General questions and contact information update requests can be sent via email to Alumni@BerkeleyCollege.edu.

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