Hartwick College students and alumni during Career HOP program

Your Career Development

You're meant for a successful career and a life of significance.


Build a career plan based on your values, strengths and interests.

Get career-ready in the classroom, with 1:1 coaching and through immersive events.

Connect with peers, alumni and employers to explore options and build your network.

Get real-world work experience to build confidence and employability.


Hartwick College alumnus during presentation about careers in finance and accounting professions

Career in the First Year

Our unique 1st year seminar and Flightpath classes include strength assessment, career-planning, 21st century skill-building and networking.

Hartwick College student working with Career Development staff

Career Coaching

Every student will be assigned a career coach for empowerment-focused 1:1 and group planning and employability support.

Hartwick College students during Student Showcase exhibition of capstone work

Career in the Final Year

Collaborating with your full Guidance Team, you’ll design and complete a Senior Capstone, finalize your digital resume, prepare to transition and join our worldwide network of alumni.

Get Experience

Hartwick College students during alumna presentation about careers in finance and accounting

Success Summit

The Success Summit is an annual 1-day conference in which students prepare themselves for networking, applying to jobs and internships, connecting with inspiring alumni and charting next steps.

Hartwick College student talking with representative from Health & Social Services Industry Day program

Industry Days

This is not your average career fair. Students are invited to engage with employers and alumni from prominent industry clusters to learn about opportunities and connections aligned with most every major.

Hartwick College students with alumni mentors during Hawk Career HOP

Career Overnight Programs

A Hawk Career HOP is a destination travel opportunity for students to see and hear first hand what it’s like to work in a particular industry and build network connections with alumni and employers.

Meet the NetWick

Our distinctive career-centered alumni community is at the heart of the Hartwick experience. Its value is so important that we named it and made it a priority to help you make the most of it.


73% of Hartwick seniors participated in an internship, co-op, field experience, student teaching, or clinical placement.
National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE, 2022)

National Security Internship Prepares Senior for Life as a Diplomat

Osterhout '24 focused his studies on the political science realm of global studies, including courses on global justice, foreign affairs and international relations.

Career Networking Program Making Sure the Future is Now

Ask the "NetWick” is making a difference.

Success Summit Encourages Students to Dream Big, Do Work, Get Paid

A College signature FlightPath event.

Hartwick Rolls Out “Industry Days” For Students

Brand new program that expands upon the concept of a traditional career fair/work expo.

Meet the Netwick

A career-centered community that’s at the heart of the Hartwick experience.

Hartwick Intern Contributes to Business Vitality in Region

Victoria Spina '24 joined the Innovation and Acceleration Center at Otsego Now in Oneonta as its marketing intern.

Bassett Cares Workforce Partnership

Up to $25,000 in loan repayment available to graduates pursuing a variety of professions in healthcare.


Search Bassett Open Positions

Bassett Healthcare Network and Hartwick College created Bassett CARES (Bassett Career Advancement and Retention Experience for Students) a workforce development partnership aimed at retaining new graduates in the region and addressing critical healthcare workforce shortages across Bassett’s network.

Recent Hartwick graduates who work in a full-time role at Bassett Healthcare Network can qualify for a loan re-payment stipend while embarking on a career in healthcare. Program participants may earn up to $25,000 in loan repayment stipends. For every six months worked in a full-time role, participants will receive $5,000 as a loan repayment stipend.

Free or subsidized on-campus housing in the summer for matriculated students who are working for Bassett Healthcare Network during the summer months maybe available.

Graduate First-Destination Outcomes

Hartwick College sets students up for post-graduate success – whether that’s a dynamic career, further education or other experiences. At graduation, the Class of 2023 were well on their way to meeting their future goals with confidence.

Download our Impact Report.


Working or in graduate school within 6 months of graduation


Report their education prepared them for fulfilling careers


Said Hartwick was instrumental in reaching career goals

Meet Our Team

Megan Gray

Assistant Vice President for Career Development & Network Engagement

Stephanie B. Hollander

Associate Director of Career Development

Brandon Davis

Assistant Director of Career Development

Career Development & Network Engagement

Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Golisano Hall
Hartwick College
Oneonta, New York 13820