Career Center at SCA

Appointments and Walk-in Wednesdays

Students and alumni can schedule an appointment with the Office of Career Planning by  emailing or calling our offices. To schedule an appointment on the Albany campus, please call 518-292-1810 or email [email protected].  To schedule an appointment on the Troy campus, please called 518-244-2272 or email [email protected].

Walk-in Wednesdays is an opportunity for students and alumni to stop in to our office and meet with a staff member without a prearranged appointment. We host walk-in hours between 12:30 and 4:30 pm on Wednesdays in Albany and Troy.

Career Guides

The Office of Career Planning has developed a series of educational guides. These guides contain valuable information to assist students and alumni with their career planning and internship/job search. Download the PDFs below.

Resume Tips

Here are additional tips for your resume:

Career Exploration

Some students arrive on campus with an idea of what they wish to major in and do as a career, and others arrive ready to explore their potential majors and careers. We offer the Focus2 Assessment platform to all students.  You can access it by going to  Please contact us  for Passcode.

You can also visit: What Can I Do With This Major and to explore careers.

Graduate School

If you are thinking about applying to and attending graduate school, the Office of Career Planning can assist with the search for appropriate programs, statement of purpose/cover letters, and your resume.

Explore these websites for useful information and graduate school program listings:


Internships are a great opportunity to learn more about your intended career path and gain valuable insight into the work that you may do in that field.  Visit Handshake for postings.

Job Search

Searching for a job is a commitment and requires a lot of effort.  The Office of Career Planning has developed a list of steps to follow for a successful job search.

Here is an additional Job Search checklist to get you started!

Volunteer and Community Service Opportunities

Volunteering and participating in community service is a great way to gain valuable skills and experience.

Work Study

Students looking for Work Study positions (as allocated by Financial Aid), please visit Handshake for postings.