Center for

Career Design & Development

The Center for Career Design and Development is a team of experts who support students' growth beyond the classroom. This resource helps students enhance job-seeking abilities, define professional goals, locate appropriate career opportunities or graduate programs, obtain employer references, and strengthen networking skills. All assistance is specially tailored to the professional and educational goals of each individual student. Students can access these services during drop-in hours or by scheduling a one-on-one appointment in person, via Zoom, or by phone.

Inside Career Design & Development

The Center provides a number of services for Hofstra students and alumni.

Career Coaching

Career coaching covers a range of valuable topics, including:

  • Uncovering your strengths
  • Best-fit majors and career paths
  • Internship and study-abroad opportunities
  • Searching for a internships and job opportunities
  • Applying for graduate school
  • Interview preparation
  • Resume and cover letter strategy and design

Career Resources

Programming & Events

We also partner to provide programming for the entire campus, which empowers Hofstra students to uncover their strengths, determine their path, and tell their story. If your student-run organization would like to partner with the Center for Career Design & Development to host a workshop or program, call us or submit a program request.

Submit a Program Request


Once you are ready to share your strengths and tell your story, the Center for Career Design & Development facilitates connections with employers both online via Handshake and in person at Career Fairs, On Campus Recruiting, Information Sessions, Service Networking, and other creative events.

Make an Appointment

Students can schedule appointments through NAVIGATE; Alumni should call 516-463-6060.

No-Show Policy

About the Center

Learn about our mission and services and meet the staff of the Center for Career Design & Development.

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Career Design & Development Events

View Upcoming Center for Career Design & Development Events

Please Note: Use the mini-calendar in the event system to see more upcoming events.

Taking the Next Step

Hofstra graduates are confident, prepared, and fully ready to make a difference in the future.

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We’ll help you connect with Hofstra students who will fit your professional needs.


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Contact the Center

Our Office

110 Weller Hall
Hempstead, NY 11549

Office Hours:
Mon: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tues: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wed: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thurs: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Fri: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

"Quick Question" Drop-In Hours:
Mon: 10 a.m.-Noon
Wed: 10 a.m.-Noon