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Career Toolkit

Whether you've known what you wanted to do since high school or are still undecided, we're ready to assist in your career exploration.

Personal Coaching and Advisement

We provide 1:1 coaching, resources, and advice on everything from career exploration to choosing a major to résumé development to interviewing and beyond. Current students and alumni can schedule their appointment through Handshake or FisherLink, or by stopping in for walk-in help during business hours. We can accommodate in-person, virtual, phone, and email appointments.

Online Resources


Our career platform, Handshake, provides access to job and internship postings, career guides, sample résumés, and more. To access our online tools, log in to Handshake, and navigate to the Career Center.

Additional Resources in Handshake 

  • Focus2 is an all-encompassing tool for career interest assessment, exploration of career pathways, occupational trends, and more. Use Focus2 to learn about career options aligned to your academic major.
    • First Time Users: Create a New Account and use "cardinals" as your first-time access code to get started.
    • Returning users: Log on (using the account you have already created)
  • Additional resources include Occupational Outlook, Parker-Dewey (short-term paid projects), and QuickGuides on résumé writing, interviewing, networking, graduate school, and more.

Cardinal Connections 

Connect with Fisher alumni through Cardinal Connections to gain insights and advice about career pathways and opportunities.

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access Resources

A collection of population-specific resources that includes job boards, publications, professional organizations, and pertinent laws.

» Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access Resources

Fisher Alumni on LinkedIn

Network and connect with hundreds of Fisher alumni in the Rochester area and beyond.

» Explore St. John Fisher College Alumni on LinkedIn