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Do you want to apply scientific theory and principles to problems? Then join the Applied Science & Research Community to connect yourself to internships, fellowships, and occupations using  science to develop new products, protect natural resources, and more.

Are social relationships, culture, and social/legal intersection your interests? Then join the Applied Science & Research Community to connect to nonprofits, social justice and non-governmental organizations.

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Fall & Spring Drop-In Hours:  Tuesdays: 9:00 am to 11:00 am


Handshake is the Career Center’s database of off- and on-campus jobs, internships, co-ops, and volunteer positions. Search on Handshake; Jobs     -> Filter by Career Community Label.

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Attend Career Programs

Register for Career Labs, career workshops and employer-led events. The Career Center offers many in-person and online educational events. Search for a schedule of upcoming events and Labs, on    Handshake     Events -> Upcoming Events -> Filter by Career Community Label. 

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O*NET OnLine

O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!

Life, Physical and Social Science

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics


Career Intelligence (Vault)

The SBU Career Center pays for a subscription to this online resource. Learn more about career advice, read career guides, and more. 

    biology vault 1            chem vault 2         enviro vault 3

Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH)

The OOH can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.

Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (Career Videos)



BuzzFile is the most advanced company information database with advanced search and productivity tools that enable users to locate the exact businesses they are searching for.   Access with your email.


Assess Yourself

Career development is a self-initiated process.  We use a 4-part model of career development to help you organize your career development planning activities. 



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Learn From Alumni

Stony Brook University alumni can be found around the globe in all different industries! Learn more through Alumni Stories and by connecting with alumni on The Stony Brook Alumni  LinkedIn.

The Stony Brook Alumni LinkedIn

Alumni Stories  

Network with Alumni

LinkedIn’s  Alumni page  provides high-level insights about alumni of your school, as well as access to the more detailed professional profiles they've shared.

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   Employers Who Recruit at SBU



Sample Employers  

Employers from across Long Island and around the globe recruit at SBU!   Here is a sample list of  employers that recruit at SBU:

  •  Amneal Pharmaceuticals
  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
  • Enzo Pharaceuticals
  • Estee Lauder Companies
  • GenScript USA, Inc.
  • New England Aquarium
  • Numerica Corporation
  • Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
  • The Student Conservation Association
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Meyers Primary Care Institute
  • Regeneron
  • Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
  • Texas Conservation Corps
  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  • Pitney Bowes
  • Photonics Industries

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Student Experiential Highlights

Find out more about the great experiences students have taken part in through the featured student experiential highlights!


Clubs & Organizations

Here’s a list of all    clubs and organizations

Sample list of clubs and organizations:

  •   Alpha Nu Zeta: The International English Society
  •   Psi Chi
  •   Neuroscience Axis
  •   Graduate Career Association
  •   Graduate Chemical Society
  •   Graduate Linguistics Society
  •   Women in Science and Engineering
  •   Meteorology Club
  •   Society of Physics Students

Professional Associations

Professional associations are like career-related clubs: organizations of people in particular careers, they often provide information about getting into and advancing in those careers, as well as job & internship listings and networking opportunities. Students are usually welcome!