2016-2017

Handshake updates for the Class of 2017

Members of the Class of 2017 will need to create a new password to access the Handshake system beginning Monday, July 10. Handshake, the online career management system provided by Career Services, is available for all students and alumni to schedule appointments with Career Services, browse a database of job and internship opportunities, manage application materials and more.

Instructions for setting up a new Handshake password

Annual Report 2016-17

Each year the Office of Career Services conducts surveys to gather information about the post-graduation and summer experiences of our undergraduate students. 

Our annual report summarizes the post-graduation plans of the senior class, including year-long fellowships and internships, graduate and professional schools, and full-time employment. Industry and geographic breakdowns are provided along with salary averages for those who have accepted employment. 

2014-15 Career Services Annual Report released

The Princeton University Office of Career Services has published its 2014-15 annual report, which includes statistics on the initial employment status and higher education destinations for the Class of 2015. The report also contains information on key Career Services' initiatives and efforts.

A total of 93.5 percent of the Class of 2015 confirmed achieving their post-graduation plans within six months of graduation.

Princeton in Washington: Arun Ivatury '99

Arun Ivatury leads the National Employment Law Project’s campaign to pass a federal minimum wage increase and supports NELP’s broader work to ensure quality jobs for all working people. Arun comes to NELP after nearly 13 years at the Service Employees International Union and its local affiliates, where he worked in a variety of roles to organize and raise wages for some of the country's most vulnerable workers.

Princeton in Washington: Tour of the Newseum with Jeffrey Herbst '83

Dr. Jeffrey Herbst is president and CEO of the Newseum and the Newseum Institute. From 2010 to 2015, he was president of Colgate University. Previously, he served as provost and executive vice president for academic affairs and professor of political science at Miami University in Ohio. For 18 years he taught at Princeton University, where he also earned his bachelor’s degree summa cum laude in 1983. Herbst earned a master’s degree 1985 and a doctorate in 1987, both from Yale University.

Princeton in Washington: Career Services Advising

Students and young alumni are invited to schedule an individual session an adviser from Career Services. This is a chance to talk to about your present internship, others like it, preparing for the fall or completely different opportunities! In short, get your applications/resumes/CVs/other application materials done and out of the way before the school year starts up again. Graduate student advisers also available. 

This event is part of the Princeton in Washington series.

Princeton in Washington: Kayaking Trip with Harvard and Yale

You're invited to meet, greet, and kayak with Princetonians and students from Harvard and Yale. Come out to Georgetown Waterfront Park for a fantastic evening!

Limited to first fifteen students who sign up! All others will be placed on a waitlist. Only those who get a spot will be sent confirmation emails. 

This event is part of the Princeton in Washington series

Princeton in Washington: Robert Falk '85

Robert "Rob" Falk serves as the Human Rights Campaign’s General Counsel and joined the organization in 2006. He advises both the Human Rights Campaign and the Human Rights Campaign Foundation on legal issues including election and campaign finance law, non-profit tax issues, real estate, human resources matters and intellectual property. Prior to joining HRC’s staff, Falk served as general counsel of the Whitman-Walker Clinic and acting general counsel at D.C. General Hospital.

Princeton in Washington: Elizabeth Andersen *92

Elizabeth Andersen is the Director of the American Bar Association, Rule of Law Initiative. She has more than 20 years of experience in international law, international human rights and rule of law development. She previously served for eight years as executive director and executive vice president of the American Society of International Law; for three years as director of ABA ROLI’s Europe and Eurasia Division; and for eight years at Human Rights Watch, as a researcher, as director of advocacy and, ultimately, as executive director of its Europe and Central Asia Division. 

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