Career Services

Be Prepared for a Futureproof Career

Eighty-eight percent of Vaughn students are employed or continue their education within one year of graduating; 75 percent in their field of study*. This is due to the outstanding education, career counseling and experiences they receive on campus and through internships and professional experiences.We consider the career development of each student one of our primary responsibilities. Through our office, students can receive career counseling, application and interview guidance, and long-term support―even after they leave campus and start their next steps as Vaughn alumni.

Vaughn College’s Office of Career Services has assisted students and alumni in securing meaningful internships, full-time jobs, and successful careers within their desired paths. We continuously offer career counseling, industry updates, new prospective opportunities and company literature to help students gain success in their internship and career searches.

*Outcomes include data within one year of graduation for graduates who reported via survey. There were a total of 237 graduates in 2020. 178 reported an outcome for an 75% response rate. The 2020 graduate class includes September 2019, December 2019 and May 2020 graduates.

OFFICE HOURS

  • 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday
  • 718.429.6600, extension 281

WALK-IN HOURS

  • 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday - Friday
  • 718-429-6600, ext. 281

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To search for career opportunities, log into your Handshake (vaughn.joinhandshake.com) account using your vaughn.edu email.

Vaughn provides students with invaluable experiences that help prepare them for lifelong careers.

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MEET THE STAFF

Chaundra Daniels
Chaundra Daniels Director of Career Services

Chaundra provides the guidance and structure for a range of student services offered by career services and overseeing all office operations on career development strategies. She has over 25 years working as a seasoned professional with a diverse background in the corporate, healthcare, higher education, and nonprofit sectors. An advocate for equity, diversity, and inclusion, she has worked as a job coach, job developer, career counselor, and project manager. She has written award winning grants and developed successful initiatives to assist students, to become more independently involved with their career planning endeavors while securing purposeful employment. Chaundra is an enthusiastic and resourceful administrator. She offers a unique communication style with the ability to successfully engage employers and motivate students through critical thinking. She has a fond appreciation of butterflies and uses their symbolic nature of “transformation” as part of her message in providing inspiration.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How do I stay informed about internship and job opportunities?

Vaughn College Career Services department manages a private job board website, Handshake (joinhandshake.com), where students and alumni can post resumes and apply for positions. Employers registered on the site can post jobs as well as search and review student and alumni resumes for potential candidates who might be a fit for open positions.

Q: How often do recruiters come to campus?

Recruiters regularly visit Vaughn for events such as Employer Engagement Days. They make virtual and on campus presentations, host information tables, speak to students in classroom settings, hold workshops and interview students for job and internship positions.

Q: Is part-time employment information available?

Part-time employment opportunities off-campus are available for students through various organizations that have a relationship with Vaughn.

Q: What services are provided from career services for current students and graduates?

Vaughn College’s career services department employs a variety of tools to assist students and alumni in their development as professionals. The department meets and communicates with individuals through appointments, e-mail, phone and Zoom conversations, providing information, editing and reviewing resumes and helping with the job and internship search process. The department conducts workshops on résumé writing, interviewing skills and professional conference preparation. It organizes Employment Engagement Days in the fall and spring. The department also networks with organizations and companies on behalf of Vaughn students for job and internship opportunities.

Q: What companies recruit Vaughn College graduates?

Some of the major companies hiring graduates from Vaughn College include:

  • AAR Corp 
  • American Airlines 
  • Delta Airlines 
  • United Airlines 
  • Republic Airways 
  • SkyWest Airlines 
  • Tesla 
  • Northrop Grumman  
  • Lufthansa 
  • FlightCheck 
  • LaGuardia Gateway Partners 
  • General Dynamics 
  • Gulfstream 
  • Lockheed Martin 
  • Endeavor Air 
  • JFK-IAT 
  • Boeing 
  • Volvo 
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