Undergraduate Resume & Cover Letter drop-in hours will be held from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. this week Monday, December 5 - Wednesday, December 7th, and Friday, December 9th at the Science Library, G50!

Community Service

Get involved with service!

The University at Albany places a high value on giving back to the community. Each year UAlbany students complete thousands of hours of service in the Capital Region. There are four main ways our students can get involved with community service.

  1. Join one of our 200+ student organizations. Many student organizations engage in service projects throughout the academic year.
  2. Join one our 20+ service based student organizations. These organizations’ missions range from early childhood education to cancer awareness.
  3. Students can earn credit hours for service by signing up through the Community and Public Service Program (CPSP).
  4. Students looking for service opportunities can visit EngageUAlbany.

Why high school and college students should volunteer

In addition to the benefits to society and the personal well-being of the person who volunteers, there are also tangible career benefits when you volunteer. You get experience and are able to communicate to prospective employers that you have a …

By Steven Rothberg - College Recruiter
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Turning Volunteer Experience into Work Experience

Portrait of kitchen staff in homeless shelter. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Many young people finish college successfully only to find that their resume doesn’t have everything they need to land a job in their field. Although the job market is …

By William Frierson - College Recruiter
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A Day (or a Year, or a Career) of Service

Illustration by Marian Blair

Since 1986, the third Monday of the year has been the day on which we commemorate and honor the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. And in 1994, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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Benefits of Volunteering for College Students

https://blog.campusgroups.com/campusgroups/2021/5/25/benefits-of-volunteering-for-college-students

By Jessica Pugliese (she/her)
Jessica Pugliese (she/her) Career Advisor
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4 Ways to Include Community Service in Choosing a Career

Combining your career and community service goals provides more options than you think. We hear a lot in the press about Generation Y opting for big money career goals instead of helping people. (I think they said the same about …

By Candice A - College Recruiter
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Contact & Location

Phone
(518) 437-4900
Address

Science Library - G50
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222

CPD Service Hours

Office Hours Undergraduate Drop-ins
M 8:30 - 5:00 2:00 - 4:00
T 8:30 - 5:00 2:00 - 4:00
W 8:30 - 5:00 2:00 - 4:00
TH 8:30 - 5:00  
F 8:30 - 5:00 2:00 - 4:00