Students and potenial employers at the Career Expo on campus.

Career Development Center

Here to set you on the path to meaningful and impactful employment.

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Where Education Meets Opportunity

Unlock your purpose and potential with personalized career guidance. Our dedicated career advising staff listen to and understand your aspirations, strengths, and interests, providing tailored support to help you navigate your unique career path.

Your connection with our Career Development program extends beyond graduation — lifelong access to career services ensures that you have ongoing support and resources throughout your professional journey. Your career starts here, and we're committed to guiding you every step of the way. 

Helpful Advice for Employers, Parents, and Students

All of the important links, dates, job fair information and more is in our students and alumni section. Check back often for updated info. If you don't see what you need, ask! You need to be your own best advocate when it comes to finding a career, job, or internship — and we'll help guide you every step.

Handshake is a resource for students to seek internships and job opportunities, schedule appointments with our Career Development professionals, register for upcoming events, and research employers. To access Handshake click on the link below to be directed to your MyYCP account. On the left-hand side of your portal page, click on the Handshake icon. You will be automatically directed to your Handshake account.

Please contact the York College Career Development Center with any questions regarding Handshake at (717) 815-1452 or


Thank you for your interest in working with York College. We look forward to partnering with you and hope that you will find the following links to be helpful.

As a service to both our students and their potential employers, we use an online recruiting and job posting system called Handshake. With Handshake you will be able to:

  • Post your jobs, internships, and co-ops to York College students and alumni for free.
  • Schedule on-campus interviews and recruitment tables.
  • Register for upcoming recruiting events.
  • Post your recruitment events for our students and alumni to view.

After logging in to Handshake, please complete your company and individual profiles with as much information as possible to maximize your use of the system. The more information you provide, the more attention your organization will get from students and alumni.

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There are many experiences, ideas, tools, resources, programs, activities and services that constitute your student's college experience. Encourage your student to get involved with the Career Development Center. It’s never too early to start!

Five steps to help your student achieve success at York College:

  1. Remind your student to take an active role in the process of making career decisions.
  2. Emphasize the importance and value of internship experience.
  3. Encourage co-curricular involvement.
  4. Advise students to develop and update their resume as they go through college.
  5. Teach the value of networking.

Additional Parent Resources:‌

Handshake is York College of Pennsylvania's one-stop-shop for your career management. It provides employers and students 24/7 access to resources, services, job postings, and employer information. All York College students receive an account, which remains active throughout the college experience and continues as an alumnus.

Services include:

  • Schedule appointments with a career professional
  • Access self-assessments and comprehensive how-to and reference guides in Resources area
  • View Career Development workshops and events
  • Manage and track the internship and job search
  • Apply for positions (on-campus jobs, internships, co-ops, part-time and full-time)
  • Research employers, access contact information and see when they visit campus
  • Submit resumes for approval 
  • View events hosted by employers throughout the region
Visit the Handshake website
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Career-Ready Education

Gain a competitive edge in your career field with hands-on experience through our extensive network of internship opportunities. York partners with industry leaders and organizations to offer real-world experiences that bridge the gap between academics and the professional world.

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Career Development Competencies

From individualized services to workshops and special events, the Career Development Center offers tools and resources for identifying and pursuing your career goals. Our programs are crafted to instill the skills, knowledge, and practical experience demanded by employers in today's dynamic job market.

Meet the Team

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Beverly Evans
Beverly Evans
Assistant Dean, Career Development
Adjunct Faculty
Career Development
Shontae Graham
Shontae Graham
Associate Director, Career Development
Career Development
Jamie Guilford
Jamie Guilford
Associate Director, Career Development
Career Development