For Students

Binghamton in the CityBinghamton in the City: A Week of Connections is an opportunity to immerse yourself in the exciting, fast-paced atmosphere of New York City. You will gain resources to develop yourself professionally and make valuable connections by speaking with alumni working in the city.

Make the most of your winter recess by participating in an alumni-hosted employer visit (we offer more than 50 during the week!), earning academic credit through career exploration coursework, shadowing alumni in the workplace, and developing connections with alumni eager to share their Binghamton story and additional professional advice. Metro Connections Night, held on Thursday, will be the capstone event of the week, offering you the chance to network with more than 130 alumni in one place, on one evening.


Events

Binghamton University in Bryant Park

Bryant Park, Manhattan
Between 40th and 42nd streets, and Fifth and Sixth avenues
Tuesday, Jan. 10, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Join us as we paint the park green! This annual event is for current students, alumni, parents and friends of the University to come together in the center of Manhattan and show #BingPride. Enjoy ice skating, light refreshments, and photo opportunities. We'll have spirit prizes and Baxter will make an appearance.

The cost to attend is $15 and includes skate rental, food voucher and Binghamton University scarf compliments of Barnes & Noble to the first 500 registrants. 

Registration is now closed.

*Open to all students. Registration is required. 

 

 Tau Epsilon Phi Happy Hour

Houndstooth Pub
520 8th Ave. (at 73th St.), Manhattan
Wednesday, Jan. 11 from 6 - 8 p.m.

Join us on Wednesday, Jan. 11 where we will be joined by our alumni brothers who will live and work in the Metro New York area. You will have the opportunity to ask for advice and swap stories with them about your experience at Binghamton now compared to theirs.

The cost to attend this event is $5/person and includes an assortment of appetizers. A cash bar will be available for non-alcoholic drinks and alcoholic drinks for those 21 and over.

Registration is now closed. 

*Open to all students who are members of Tau Epsilon Phi. Registration is required. 

 

Fifth Annual Winter Women's Panel

Deloitte Offices
30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY
Wednesday, Jan. 11, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Join us for Binghamton University's Women in Business at our fifth annual Winter Women's Panel. Students in attendance will have the opportunity to hear from and network with several of Binghamton's most esteemed alumnae.

*Dress is business professional.

 

Metro Connections Night

New York Marriott East Side 
525 Lexington Ave. (at 49th Street), Manhattan
Thursday, Jan. 12, from 6 to 9 p.m. 
If you have questions, contact Courtney Huff, assistant director of alumni engagement.

6-7 p.m.: Career Insights - Tips from Alumni Panel
7-9 p.m.: Student - Alumni Networking

Binghamton University has an impressive alumni network in the Metro New York region. At Metro Connections Night, you'll meet more than 130 Binghamton graduates - working in a wide variety of fields - who want to share their expertise and help you make one of the most important decisions of your life.

This event will begin with a panel of alumni sharing career success strategies. Panelists include: Rose Barre '06, director, Premium Sales & Service, NY Yankees; Gil A. Dickoff '84, senior vice president and treasurer, Scholastic Corporation; Marla Jo Brickman '87, senior director/team leader, clinical trial disclosure Group Pfizer; and Ray Mateo '04, Esq., Calcagni & Kanefsky LLP. Afterward, you can chat one-one-one with alumni at a networking session. Please keep in mind Metro Connections Night is not intended to be a job or internship fair; instead, it's a forum for conversations. What you get from the experience is up to you!


Registration is now closed
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Click here for a list of participating alumni

Learn about the alumni taking part in our Career Secrets Panel
See floor plans for the Morgan Ballroom and Whitney Room

 

 

Lunch and Learn with Toni Jaeger-Fine '83 of Fordham Law

Fordham University / The School of Law
150 West 62nd Street, New York, New York
Friday, Jan. 12, from noon - 1:30 p.m.

Join us for an afternoon with Binghamton University alumna Toni Jaeger-Fine '83, assistant dean, Fordham University / The School of Law. We will be discussing law studies and a brief introduction to the US Legal System. Additional topics will include pre-law as an undergraduate student, the application process to law school and law career opportunities. Lunch will be provided.

 

 

 Employer Visits:

The New York City employer visits expose you to selected career paths and industry trends and provide access to Binghamton alumni living and working in New York City. We utilize these events as a way for you to learn more about careers and how to best position yourself for opportunities in the future. Many times, our hosts will provide insight into their firm's application processes and tips on how applicants can differentiate themselves.

Click here to see a full listing of employer site visits.

Click here to register

 

 

Liberal Arts to Careers Externship (LACE)

LACE is an opportunity for Harpur students (preferably sophomores or juniors) to be matched with a professional for a shadowing experience for 3 to 5 days between Jan. 2 and Jan. 13 The program is structured to ensure opportunity for success, but flexible to meet the needs of each individual pair.

 

For more information, visit binghamton.edu/lace or email lace@binghamton.edu.


Courses

Winter Session 2017 - HARP 300: Current Issues in Legal Practice

This course enables students to learn about current issues and a variety of legal practices through interaction with very successful Binghamton University law alumni in the New York Metro area. Each lawyer will discuss recent cases and dilemmas facing the legal profession in the 21st century. Topics for discussion include intellectual property, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, anti-corruption, criminal prosecution and defense, education law, plus child welfare law and banking and more.

Prerequisites: none; course is open to all undergraduate students 

Course Notes: This one-credit Pass/Fail course will be held Jan. 9-12 only. You must attend all four sessions and complete a paper to receive credit. The course will meet in Manhattan all four evenings. Three evenings will consist of lectures and, on one evening, students will attend Metro Connections Night (a networking and panel discussion event). Location and further instructions will be sent via e-mail to all registered students. 

Questions about the course? Contact Leah Joggerst at ljoggerst@binghamton.edu.

 

 

Transportation

Will you be in Binghamton Jan. 9 - 13 but wish to attend these events?

Join us for Binghamton in the City Week! Buses will run between Binghamton and New York City on Tuesday and Thursday.

Tickets are $10/person per one-way trip. If you are planning a round trip, be sure to select two tickets for yourself.

From Binghamton to New York:

  • Tuesday, Jan. 10: Depart Binghamton University (Couper Administration Building) at 8 a.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 12: Depart Binghamton University (Couper Administration Building) at 8 a.m.

From New York to Binghamton:

  • Tuesday, Jan. 10: Depart Bryant Park (Manhattan) at 10 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 12: Depart Marriott New York East Side at 9:30 p.m.

Registration is now closed.

Last Updated: 1/10/17