Employer and Recruiter Services

Thank you for your interest in recruiting TC3 talent! Tompkins Cortland Community College prepares students from various backgrounds and experiences for in-demand occupations through more than 40 degree and certificate programs, as well as six micro-credential programs. We look forward to connecting you with our students and alumni to help fulfill your recruiting needs.

Posting Jobs, Internships and Volunteer Opportunities

Tompkins Cortland Community College uses Handshake to disseminate employment and experiential learning opportunities to students and alumni. Through Handshake you can:

  • Post opportunities for free for TC3 students and alumni, as well as any other college or university that uses Handshake, all in one place
  • Register for job fairs, Career Connections, and other career events
  • Host virtual info sessions and workshops
  • Schedule and host remote interviews

To post your job, internship, micro-internship, co-op, apprenticeship, and volunteer opportunities to TC3 students and alumni, visit: https://tccc.joinhandshake.com/employer_registrations/new.

Recruiting Activities

We encourage our employer partners to have regular involvement with the College in order to enhance brand awareness amongst our students and alumni. Here are some recruiting options we would be happy to explore with you:

  • Info sessions & professional development workshops
  • Virtual interviews
  • Career Connections and other networking events
  • Classroom visits (upon faculty approval)
  • Industry-based job & internship fairs
  • Tabling on campus

*Please note that due to COVID-19, some recruiting activities will be offered remotely or may not available until further notice. Please contact us for more information. 

Employer Guidelines

Employers must follow Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recruitment and employment laws (https://www.eeoc.gov/employers), applicable federal and NY state labor laws, as well as the Department of Education’s Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (https://www2.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/ferpa/index.html).

Additionally, Tompkins Cortland Community College adheres to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Principles for Professional Practice (http://www.naceweb.org/principles/) and Professional Standards for University Relations and Recruiting (https://www.naceweb.org/talent-acquisition/standards-competencies/professional-standards-for-university-relations-recruiting/).

Contact Us

Carrie Coates Whitmore, Director

Workforce and Employer Partnerships
Phone: 607.844.8211, ext. 4334
Office hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.