with associations is an excellent way to explore a potential career path.
In addition to the obvious networking benefits, many groups offer
materials and resources to help fine-tune career decisions. Many
associations also support student chapters which help offer students insight and
experience in their chosen field.
Career Cornerstone Center Profile Excerpts
The following excerpt from a Cornerstone profile offers an examples of
how involvement with professional associations can assist with job
DuPont Merck Pharmaceutical Company
Garden City, NY
"A lot of these organizations help you. They present an
opportunity for you to be able to go out and get a job, because a lot of
times the recruiters will go first to the organizations and say, `Well I
have this posting, do you have anyone that you would recommend?' They also
teach you how to deal with people on a professional level." Download Full Profile as PDFView
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