The Center for Career Engagement and Opportunity (CEO) empowers every unique Novo Collegian to achieve post-graduation success and connect to a world of possibilities. From your first day at New College, our career coaches and faculty advisers will help you build your academic portfolio with internships, research opportunities, community service experience, leadership programs, and skill-building certificates. Every student has a career coach, part of our holistic approach to career integration throughout your New College education.
Get to Know the CEO
Our professional career advisers and coaches at The Center for Career Engagement and Opportunity (CEO) will give you a leg up in the ever-evolving job market. How will your AOC lead to a career? Find potential career pathways by AOC here.
Novo Career Advantage
Through the steps of New College’s career plan, the Novo Career Advantage, CEO professional and student staff collaborate with faculty to provide personalized career coaching to students throughout their academic experience ensuring they develop, apply, and communicate skills gained from their liberal arts education, make intentional and strategic career decisions, explore options, connect to opportunity, and are successful in pursuing any professional goal.
Jobs & Internships
New College grads start careers in every industry from IT, business, healthcare, education, government, social services, and more. Hundreds of employers recruit on our campus each year and thousands more recruit through our online career platform, Handshake. Personalized for your interests, our nationally award winning internship programs will give you the hands-on experience you need to launch your career after graduation.
Grad School Preparation
Interested in grad school? New College has comprehensive exam prep for the MCAT, the LSAT, you name it—not to mention pre-med, pre-law and M.B.A. advisers who can help you navigate the graduate school application process. Going straight into a career? We have pre-med and pre-law Pre-Professional Programs, as well as a Professionals in Residence program that lets you schedule appointments with industry leaders for in-depth interview practice and job searching.
Careers of New College AlumsNew College’s outstanding academic program equips students with the ability to learn and think critically in our fast-paced dynamic world preparing graduates well for any challenging career including those of the future. Take a closer look at the professional success of New College graduates.
Life After New College
Percentage of 2020 graduates employed or in graduate school within four months of graduation.
New College graduates’ median salary after ten or more years in the workforce, according to Payscale.com, is second highest among state universities in Florida.
The Princeton Review ranks New College #7 for Best Alumni Network among public universities, based on college student ratings of alumni activity and visibility on campus.