This is your Flightpath
FlightPath is our future-focused approach to education that is designed for you. This flexible and personalized experience that we build together gives you everything you need to launch. When you graduate, you’ll be ready to soar.
Partners on your FlightPath.
Working with your Guidance Team from the very beginning, you’ll build your network and tap into advanced technology tools. Define your strengths, outline your goals, and create your FlightPath journey.
You’ll start by defining your strengths, outlining your goals, and creating your FlightPath journey.
1st Year Discovery Trip
A discovery trip in January, or J Term, designed for first-year Hartwick students.
You’ll begin by discovering what you’re naturally good at and why it matters. Uncover your strengths, tap into your talents, and find out how to put them into practice.
These four-week mini courses offer individual support and classmate connections while you begin developing the skills needed to be competitive in tomorrow’s job market.
An opening seminar like no other, you’ll not only get a good start at Hartwick, you’ll also make progress identifying and initiating your one and only FlightPath.
We’ll work together during your sophomore year to align your personal and professional goals and set you up for real-world work experiences.
Sophomore Success Summit
This unique conference is mandatory for sophomores – it’s just that important. Explore career directions, move forward mastering the art of networking, learn about interviewing, and chart your next steps.
Hawk Career HOP
Networking starts early at Hartwick. With your classmates, you’ll travel to major cities, visit businesses, and tour alumni workplaces. You’ll gain insider insights and make meaningful connections for the future. Watch this brief behind-the-scenes video from 2022
Majors and Minors
You’ll select your major by the spring of your sophomore year, and decide on a double major or any minors.
This is when you’ll build on what you’ve learned, preparing for a career by refining your digital resume, getting opportunities to work, and reflecting on your FlightPath so far.
Career-focused work experience
Through FlightPath, you’re guaranteed work experience that will become core to your career readiness and key to your evolving digital resume. These opportunities, which are specifically matched to your area of focus, will help you connect your ambitions to what the world needs. You’ll be matched with professional opportunities that fit your interests – like internships, research, fellowships, clinicals, and student teaching – so you can work and learn at the same time.
Here’s where your Guidance Team checks in with you, makes sure you’re on track, evaluates your progress, and helps you course correct if needed.
You can expand your skills during the summer with Hartwick-sponsored off-campus programs.
Your final year is when you show the world what you’re made of. With your Guidance Team, you’ll prepare for a seamless transition into a dynamic career. Now that you’re ready to take flight and learn more about Hartwick, sign up for more information below.
Working with faculty and your Guidance Team, this is your opportunity to frame your accomplishments and experiences and reflect on how your FlightPath has set you up for post-graduate success.
Using an approach that’s consistent with your discipline and future career, you’ll finalize your digital resume and be ready to approach prospective employers. Now’s also the time to articulate your skills and craft a personal statement that uniquely showcases who you are.
Ready to take flight?
Fill out this form to get more information about Hartwick and what you need to start your FlightPath.Request Info
See what makes up a Hartwick Guidance Team
From day one, you’re matched with a personal Success Coach who will be your partner every step of the way. This is your key collaborator in adjusting to college, connecting with campus resources, and moving into your future.
Among all your dedicated Hartwick professors, you’ll have one designated Faculty Advisor who stays with you throughout college. Together you will choose the best classes to advance your interests, navigate changes, answer questions, and keep you on track as you complete your degree.
You’ll work one-on-one with a specialist in career guidance, someone who will offer practical advice tailored to your goals, and help with whatever you need, from identifying research and internship opportunities to applying to graduate schools.
Tools You'll Use
Pathway Planner powers your unique FlightPath, helping you choose a destination and making a plan that works specifically for you.
True Blue Connect
Join the exclusive online Hartwick community and connect to opportunities in your career path and alumni mentorship.
Connect with Peers
Explore more than 60 student organizations, or connect with other students through HartLink, a virtual bulletin board of current events around campus.