Title V Sophomore Year Initiative (SYI)

career-advisement

Career Advisement

Your sophomore year setsthe tone for the rest of your time at Lehman and you will make some important and exciting decisions. Perhaps the most significant decision you will makeis declaring your academic area of study. A Career Advisor will work with sophomore students to explore academic and career interests, discover internship opportunities, and will help you as you embark on the process of declaring your major. 

Who is my Career Advisor?

Your Career Advisor is Nicole McFarlane. She is located in the Career Services office in Shuster Hall Room 254. Her telephone number is 718-960-8366 and her e-mail address is nicole.mcfarlane@lehman.cuny.edu.

When and how often should I meet with my Career Advisor?

You should meet with your Career Advisor at least twice a semester beginning in your freshman year. Your career advisor can provide you with a number of valuable and beneficial resources that can enhance your learning experience at Lehman and prepare you for success in your chosen field.

What can I expect on my first visit to the Career Services office?

A friendly receptionist will greet and inquire about the purpose of your visit. The receptionist will schedule an appointment for you to meet with Nicole McFarlane and help you register with College Central Network (Career Services online database). College Central Network is a student on-line career management tool where students can review current job opportunities, internships, volunteer opportunities, post resumes, RSVP for workshops and events and much more!    

How can I schedule my appointment with my Career Advisor?

Appointments can be scheduled in person (Shuster Hall Room 254) or by phone (718) 960 – 8366. The receptionist will be more than happy to help you schedule your appointment.

Is there a limit to the number of appointments I can make with my Career Advisor?

No. There is no limit to the number of appointments. Your Career Advisor is here to help you achieve academic and career success!

What are her office hours?

Nicole McFarlane is available Monday, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

How can my Career Advisor help me?

Your Career Advisor will sit down with you one-on-one to answer any career related questions you may have. Your Career Advisor can assist you in the following areas:

  • Deciding on a major (utilizing career assessments such as FOCUS 2)
  • Resume and cover letter assistance
  • Internships and volunteer opportunities
  • Professional development programs
  • Mentoring programs
  • Career related workshops
  • One-on-one career counseling
  • Career Events on and off campus

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Contact Info

Phone
718-960-7788

Email
TitleV.acad@lehman.cuny.edu

Location
Shuster Hall, Room 279A

Hours
9:00am to 5:00pm