Career Development Workshops

SUNY Orange Foundation & Alumni Engagement is once again partnering with the SUNY Orange Office of Career Services to present a series of free virtual workshops for students, alumni, and the community this Fall 2021 Semester.  


Registration is required.


Questions can be directed to Donald Green, Assistant Director of Career Services at


Networking: 8 Reasons Why

Thursday, September 30 at 4pm

During this workshop you will learn how to network in person and from a distance, how to incorporate networking into your routine in a painless and ongoing manner, and why the shutdown creates GREAT networking opportunities!

With Guest Alumni Presenter...

Amy Stillwaggon '02,

Owner of Newburgh Envelope, Newburgh, NY

Personal Branding for the Job Search
Thursday, October 7 at 4pm

During this workshop you will find out how to define, articulate and communicate WHO you are, in a manner that makes you appealing to potential employers, learn how to determine WHAT you stand for, and learn how to answer the question, “WHY should we hire you?”


With Guest Alumni Presenter...

Barbara Martinez ‘03, 

Partner & Chief Marketing Officer at Emporium Square Artisan Market, Middletown, NY


How to create a winning resume
Thursday, October 21 at 4pm

During this workshop you will learn techniques to make your resume "easy on the eye," two commonly-held resume rules that you definitely want to break, what not to do to get noticed, what Info-graphic resumes are and why you want to have one, plus much more!


With Guest Alumni Presenter…

Kevin McFarland ‘97,

Director of Human Resources, SCHOTT North America, Inc.

How to have a successful job search strategy
Thursday, November 4, at 4pm

During this workshop you will learn the two biggest blunders job seekers make, the essential two search tools you need in addition to the resume, the game changer to stand out and get chosen for an interview, and how to swing your odds of success!


With Guest Alumni Presenter,

PW Causa '12



How to ace the interview
Thursday, November 18 at 4pm

During this workshop you will learn how to stay calm and in control in the face of interview stress and pre-interview jitters, 10 Step Job Interview Checklist, how to research the company and the people who will interview you, how to prepare smart questions and how to craft your opening statement, how to prepare a response to, "tell me about yourself," and how to follow up appropriately after the interview.

With Guest Alumni Presenter,

Alex Kemp '12,

Beer World, Middletown, NY

LinkedIn - Everything you need to know to get started
Thursday, December 2 at 4pm

More details to follow.

With Guest Alumni Presenter…