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Career Education

Vassar College

The CCE has extensive resources for students seeking internship and job opportunities.

  • Start by reviewing the available opportunities on Handshake Vassar’s job and internship database.
  • Check out the resources below to learn more about locating opportunities of interest.
  • Be an informed job seeker, and review our safety tips for advice on how to avoid scams and fraudulent employers.

This internship/job search organizer template can be useful for keeping yourself organized during the application season. 

Micro-Internships are short term projects you can do right now. In partnership with Parker Dewey, a platform where 100’s of companies and non-profits go to hire students for short-term (5–40 hours) paid projects, the Center for Career Education has arranged for Vassar to have its own portal where alums, parents, and friends can add their own paid projects. This is a great way for you to gain valuable work experience and earn some money starting right now. Sign up for your account

Hiring Timeframes by Industry

When should you start looking for a job or an internship? View the Hiring Timelines by Industry (169K) for guidelines on what types of opportunities you can expect to find each month of the year!

Hiring Timeframes by industry graph