Pace University career skills

Career skills at Pace University

Offering one of the largest internship programs in the New York City metropolitan area, Career Services at Pace University can help you to gain the career skills and work experience you’ll need for a successful professional future.

During your degree

Prepare for your job search with Pace’s innovative International Student Professional Readiness Education (INSPIRE) program. INSPIRE will help get you career-ready and connect you with employers for internships and full-time positions. 

INSPIRE features tutorials on career exploration, networking, interview preparation and several other topics. In addition to meeting with a career counselor who will help you with your résumé, you’ll also get access to Interstride, an app with valuable career insights and job postings for international students.

With the INSPIRE program, you will:

Create a standout résumé 

Build your personal brand 

Find mentorship opportunities 

Practice interviewing 

Grow your network 

Celebrate completing the program at an alumni panel and networking event 

Next steps after the INSPIRE program 

  • Create your job search strategy 

  • Search for jobs on Handshake, Pace’s online portal 

  • Attend career fairs, company site visits, employer spotlights and more 

  • Keep in touch with your Career Services support team 

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Career Services at Pace 

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Prepare for life after graduation 

Pace provides many resources to prepare you for success in the job market.    

How Pace can help you prepare for the future:

  • 8,000+ internships and work experiences completed by Pace students each year 

  • Undergraduate students and their academic advisers design their “Pace Path,” a customized 4-year plan to help them achieve their personal and professional goals

  • Navigating one of the major benefits of studying in the US: the chance to get paid work experience after you graduate with Optional Practical Training (OPT)

  • Each year, more than 300 employers across many industries come to Pace to recruit students 

95% of Pace international graduates

are employed or continuing their education within 6 months of graduation (Class of 2021) 

Top 100 for employability 

QS World University Rankings: USA 2021 

450+ companies

hired Pace international students in 2020–21 

$77,648 is the average full-time salary 

of 2021 international Pace graduates 

10+ career fairs  

hosted on campus every year, including one specifically for international students 

14,000 employers 

posted 130,000+ jobs and internships on Pace’s online portal in 2022

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