Special Programs and Resources

Over the years, the Magner Career Center has established partnerships with countless internal and external programs. It has provided its diverse and curious body of students with increased career support and industry knowledge.

Tech Talent Pipeline Program
The Tech Talent Pipeline Residency is a partnership between New York City Small Business Services and Brooklyn College that helps connect computer science majors with New York City businesses to gain hands-on experience in the field. Students complete paid internships in web, mobile developer, and software engineering roles at established companies such as Consumer Reports, The Washington Post, and Zillow.

CUNY Futures in Finance
CUNY Futures in Finance is a two-year program tailored toward students interested in pursuing careers in business. It connects participants with recruiters and mentors who will help them develop the skills necessary to achieve careers in the financial sector. Throughout the initiative, students participate in a wide range of programming, including networking opportunities with industry professionals, student problem-solving competitions, résumé coaching, and master classes on the hiring process at financial firms.

The pre-law program helps achievement-oriented students make informed decisions about pursuing a career in legal professions. They are provided access to academic and career advisement, resources, opportunities, and professional networks that will support them in clarifying and achieving their goals.

CUNY Leads
CUNY LEADS is a program that was established to facilitate positive career outcomes for students with disabilities. The services that are provided center around job readiness, career development, and opportunity procurement. CUNY LEADS offers services such as résumé and interview preparation, career advising, and job-seeking and referral assistance.

International Student Programs
Our international students are also offered resources to find future employment and complete required processes. A counselor can assist students with engaging in work-related activities to enhance their learning experience ranging from internships, training as part of a degree program (CPT or AT), on-campus employment, and optional practical training (OPT) after completing the degree.

Learning Center
The Brooklyn College Learning Center provides students with peer tutoring in multiple subjects and academic areas, along with cover letter and résumé assistance.

Personal Counseling
Personal counseling is available to Brooklyn College undergraduate and graduate students. A staff of psychologists, counselors, and social workers are here to help students with personal issues or academic-related problems. The Personal Counseling Center also hosts workshops on managing stress and effective time management to ease anxiety related to a potential job search or upcoming interview.

Diana Rogovin Davidow Speech Language Hearing Center
The Diana Rogovin Davidow Speech Language Hearing Center provides support to students with speech, language, voice, and/or hearing difficulties, in order to help them optimize skills relevant to their course and career goals.

The Library hosts workshops during the semester on various tech software such as Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Illustrator, and more that can help build skills you can list on your résumé.

Division of Student Affairs
The Division of Student Affairs provides students with support services such as the Food Pantry, Emergency Financial Grants, Case Managers, the LGBTQ+ Resource Center, Women’s Center, Black and Latino Male Initiative, Veteran and Military Programs, and the Immigrant Student Success Office.

External Partners

Students at Brooklyn College are offered access to a wide variety of external career programs, such as America Needs You, Basta Fellowship, COOP, HACU, Streetwise, NYC Teaching Fellows, NY Urban League, Teach for America, etc. The center’s partnerships with these external programs ultimately place high emphasis on mentoring, access to employers or career development workshops and cater to students of all backgrounds and aspirations.

Brooklyn. All in.