Speed up your future career

As an Undergraduate Accelerator student at Adelphi, you get more than academic, language and cultural growth. You also gain valuable professional skills that prepare you for a long, rewarding career.

The Career Accelerator program is designed specifically for international students, and includes:

  • Four semesters of professional development and career guidance.
  • Skills-based training and opportunities for exclusive internships.
  • Unique workshops, real-world experiences and cross-cultural group work.

Four semesters. For your future.

During each semester of the Career Accelerator, you’ll build the experience and skills you need to be job-ready when you graduate. Here’s a preview:

discovery

Semester 1

  • Self-Assessment
  • Major Exploration
  • Professional Etiquette
  • Personal Branding
  • Elevator Speech
  • Résumé/CV
direction

Semester 2

  • Global Occupational Research
  • Informational Interviews
  • Mock Interviews
  • Cover Letters
  • Networking and Social Media
  • On-Campus Employment Preparation
design

Semester 3

  • Internship Preparation
  • Interviewing
  • Informational Interviews
  • Career Fairs, Externships and Job Shadows
  • Strategic Research Presentation
decision

Semester 4

  • Career Action Plan
  • Teamwork Skills
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Progress Reflection Presentation

Pick the track that leads to your future

The Career Accelerator offers five tracks, so you can focus on what’s most helpful for your professional future.

College-to-Career

College-to-Career

For students preparing for an internship during college or for their job search once they graduate.

Advanced Degree Preparation

Advanced Degree Preparation

For students who plan to get a postgraduate or doctorate degree after their undergraduate degree.

Sponsored Business Development

Sponsored Business Development

For students participating in a corporate sponsorship program. Includes activities customized for that company or industry.

Family Business Development

Family Business Development

For students interested in pursuing a career strengthening and growing a family-owned business.

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

For students who want to start, own and manage their own business after they get their degree.

Requirements

To participate in the Career Accelerator, you must be an Undergraduate Accelerator student who:

  • Maintains at least 90% attendance for all Career Accelerator activities and workshops.
  • Completes all major milestone projects.
  • Remains in good academic standing at Adelphi.

Exclusive Internship Opportunities

Upon successful completion of the Career Accelerator, you have the opportunity to receive internship search assistance. You will gain access to exclusive internships at leading global corporations, based on your track and professional goals, and work closely with your Career Accelerator advisor to find placement in the internship that’s best for you.

For example, if you are an Entrepreneurship Track student you might intern for a tech startup in Silicon Valley, while a Sponsored Business Development Track student might intern for a multinational corporation such as Google, Deloitte, ExxonMobil or Microsoft

Your bright future starts with one click.

The Career Accelerator is included for all qualified Undergraduate Accelerator students. Want to start your career well while studying in New York? Then apply for the Undergraduate Accelerator at Adelphi!