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Career Advisement Services

Career Services Office of the Marxe School of Public and International Affairs

Launching a career or transitioning into a new one is a journey—and the Marxe Career Services office is here to guide you. From career consultations to on-campus recruiting, the Marxe community gets access to individualized services to help land a dream job in the public sector. Career counselors are here to support you through every stage of your career, as you evaluate your professional goals, develop a plan, and pursue opportunities.

Incoming Students

Welcome to the Marxe School— career counselors look forward to working with you! For your convenience, Marxe Career Services will create a Marxe CareerConnect account for you at the beginning of your first semester. You will receive an email with your account details shortly after the start of the semester which will allow you to make appointments, RSVP for events, view job and internship postings, and more.

Contact Us

For personalized career guidance, please make an appointment by logging in to Marxe CareerConnect. View the tutorial video to learn how to make an appointment. Please email for general assistance.

Marxe Career Services is located in Baruch College’s Administration Building, 135 East 22nd Street, at the corner of Lexington Avenue, on the third floor in room 309. Please make an appointment and come see a career counselor.

Our Services

Current graduate students and alumni receive a variety of unique, cost-free services throughout every stage of their career, including:

Personalized Resume and Cover Letter Critiques
Students are welcome to make an appointment with the Career Services office for a review and updating of their resume and cover letter.

One-on-One Consulting
Personal career guidance helps each student develop a well-defined sense of personal abilities, interests and past experiences to find the best position and organizational setting. Individual strategies for securing informational interviews are also reviewed.

LinkedIn Profile Analysis
An experienced LinkedIn evaluator is available to offer tips, tricks, and tools to enhance your LinkedIn presence, and help make valuable professional connections.

Mock Interviews
Students can arrange a mock interview with a skilled career services professional and receive real-time feedback to prepare for their next important interview.

Job and Internship Postings
Many employers seek to hire Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs graduates. Current job and  internship listings are posted to the Marxe CareerConnect database and announced weekly via Career Services’ newsletter. Current students do not need to create an account; these are automatically generated. Please log in with your Baruch email address and complete your profile. Email with any questions.

Valuable Connections
A variety of on-campus recruitment events such as job fairs and career panels are offered throughout the academic year, including the annual Government and Nonprofit Career Fair.

MBTI Career Assessment
Complimentary assessment offered to students and alumni providing an opportunity to explore personality type, and strengths
and weaknesses as they relate to their career. Assessment is administered and interpreted by a certified professional.

Undergraduate students are encouraged to utilize Baruch College’s Starr Career Development Center. The Center provides comprehensive career services, such as:

  • Applications to graduate and law school

  • Profile posting and access to extensive online job listings

  • Preparation for internships and jobs

  • Soft skill development

For Employers

Are you looking to build a pipeline of future policy leaders for your organization? Our candidates are highly diverse, skilled, passionate about public policy, and prepared to answer tough questions and inspire bold ideas in the public, private, and nonprofit sector. Our campus is conveniently located in Midtown Manhattan, providing ample opportunity to attend one of our career events or pursue direct contact with our talented students.

To discuss how we can work together to meet your organizational needs, contact Marxe Career Services via email at or by phone at (646) 660-6798.

We offer a number of ways to connect with Marxe graduate students and alumni:

Job and Internship Postings
Use our free, online career services platform, Marxe CareerConnect to post jobs and internships directly. We’ll ensure your posting is distributed to our 1,000+ students and network of 7,000+ alumni. If you’d prefer, you can email us a description of the position, and we will post it for you. Please note that this option may take several days.

Information Sessions
Advertise opportunities and showcase your organization’s mission, values, and culture by leading an information session on campus. We are happy to work with your talent acquisition team to secure space and market your event. While we specifically serve graduate-level public policy students and alumni, we also host joint sessions with the schools of Business and Arts & Sciences for organizations seeking a wider pool of candidates.

Employer Site Visits
Raise the profile of your organization by hosting a small group of students and alumni for an informational site visit. This is a great option if you can’t make it to campus but would still like to provide prospective candidates an opportunity to get a first hand look at your organization and the opportunities available.

Career and Internships Fairs
Participate in our annual consortium career fair attended by graduate students and alumni from the finest public-affairs related programs in the tristate region. This is a unique opportunity for government, nonprofit, and private sector employers to market their internships and full-time opportunities to a diverse range of highly qualified candidates in one place. The next career fair will be in Spring 2021.

Contact the Career Services team
135 E. 22nd Street, Suite 309
New York, NY 10010