Career Services

Career Services

Career Development Services for Students & Alumni

The Griff Center for Academic Engagement at Canisius College provides personalized, cutting-edge services and programs to meet the complete career development needs of Canisius students and alumni.

Whether you need help choosing a major, exploring careers, or developing job search skills, our staff is here to help you make the necessary preparations to achieve your goals and to ensure a successful transition from academic life to the working world.

The Griff Center for Academic Engagement provides the following services to students and alumni:

  • Career coaching
  • Assistance with locating internship and job opportunities
  • Resume and cover letter review
  • Videotaped mock interviews
  • On-Campus Interviews with local and national organizations
  • On- and Off-Campus recruiting events and professional development opportunities

Career coaches are available to assist you at every stage of your career development.  To schedule an appointment, stop by the Griff Center for Academic Engagement in OM-013 or call 716-888-2170.

Academic Semester Hours
Monday - Thursday  |  8:00am-7:00pm
Friday  |  8:00am-5:00pm

Summer Hours
Monday - Friday  |  8:30am-4:30pm

Get ready to Explore, Experience, and Engage

Handshake is the new, exclusive platform for Canisius students and alumni to search for full-time, part-time, volunteer and internship opportunities. Check out Handshake now to access all of the opportunities organizations want Canisius talent for, and sign up for on-campus and off-campus networking events, workshops, information sessions, and more!

Current students can use their Canisius credentials to log in. Alumni, create an account for yourself using the second login option. 

Employers, click here to access instructions on how to post at Canisius College.

PLEASE NOTE: The Griff Center for Academic Engagement has discontinued the use of its credential file service. Please contact the Griff Center at 716-888-2170 if you have any questions.