Career Preparation

  • John
    Robb

    “I’ve had opportunities [at Pace] that I don’t think I would’ve have had at another school.”

  • Amanda
    Akdemir

    "I applied to Pace University because I was advised that the School of Education was fabulous and had a great relationship with RCC and that my credits would transfer over very smoothly… I am happy I made the decision to come to Pace."

  • Dan
    Acevedo

    "Many of my peers are already chief PAs in their departments. This reflects on the caliber of the program at Pace that teaches character, leadership, and knowledge."

  • Elena
    Marmo

    "I wouldn’t be involved in so much if I didn’t love the school; I think it’s so amazing how much we’re able to offer students at our University."

  • Nicolette
    Neurauter

    "I feel that I have an edge over other students throughout the country. The extensive marketing classes I have taken have truly helped me talk intelligently about my field when interviewing and discussing aspects of the business."

  • Jonathan
    Prato

    "Pace has shown a real commitment to my professional development. I’ve been given the tools to figure out not only what I’d like to do as a profession, but who I’d like to be as a person."

  • Jeremy
    Pease

    "The work that I did with Seidenberg Creative Labs and [Professor] Hill while I was at Pace was instrumental in my professional life. It was invaluable to work with real-world clients."

  • Cathy
    Kelley

    "The professors build you up to become a leader, not a follower. They helped me a lot to be autonomous."

  • Courtney
    Novak

    "The Media and Communication Video Arts program at Pace University really helped prepare me for life in the very competitive production industry. Coming in, I knew nothing about production, but I learned everything I needed to know, and now I’m an associate producer."

  • Diana
    Mendez

    "I work hard doing what I like to do, which is helping people and communities. If you’re passionate about something, you should go for it… The best thing about being a Pace student is when you work hard, it all pays off."

  • Chris
    Gaur

    Using his experience opening up an on-campus café, entrepreneur Chris Gaur started a telehealth company, Vital Health Services.

  • Topaz
    Smith

    "I feel that Pace is a school that prepares its students. I’m really glad I took advantage of all the opportunities it afforded me."

  • Asia
    McDougle-Stamey

    "I was accepted into Vanderbilt, but Pace was my first choice because it has such incredible opportunities. I wouldn’t be able to get those opportunities in Dauphin Island. Between conflict analysis research and Model UN, I really think that Pace was the perfect choice for me."

  • Neil
    Patel

    "Most students don’t get involved in research until their junior year, but at Pace I was able to engage in research at the end of my freshman year, beginning of sophomore year."

  • Shirley
    Acevedo Buontempo

    "I am very grateful for the opportunities I’ve received through my Pace education. I realize how an education can change your life. From my marketing undergraduate degree to my MPA in non-profit management, everything I’ve learned at Pace has helped me get to where I am now."

  • Janelle
    Wallace

    Janelle Wallace ’14 aspired to work in the television and film industry. Now, as a graduate student in educational technology, she will have the distinction of publishing in only her first year of graduate study.

  • Rumit
    Mehta

    From architecture to entrepreneurship, Rumit Mehta used his MBA in International Business to found one of National Geographic’s top "50 Tours of a Lifetime."

  • Courtney
    Baxter

    "My priority was finding a school that would be willing to work with me…and be supportive and understanding."

  • Kristie
    Dash

    "How many people can be in school and say they can work at some of the biggest corporations in not even just America, but the world? It’s just crazy to think that coming here as an 18-year-old girl who just wanted to be in New York, my dreams are honestly coming true."

  • Sofya
    Sternik

    "I think that what sets Pace apart is that we know when to study, and we know when to have fun. That balance of working with and enjoying your time with the team, and studying as much as you can, is what makes us great and won us the Lloyd Bromberg Teamwork Award."

  • Kyle
    Taylor

    "The best thing about the program is that it is very involved and very one-on-one, personal. It really helped me figure out what it is that I want to do."

  • Jacqueline
    Kelleher

    "I chose to study abroad to immerse myself in a place that is unfamiliar to me, to reflect on my education in America, and to see what other institutions have to offer. Receiving the Gilman Scholarship is a true blessing and I can’t wait to share my experience with my fellow Pace students."

  • Mark
    Kazinec

    "After four years of part-time jobs, internships at leading companies, … and a full load of classes—all while maintaining a GPA above 3.5 in the Honors College—my hard work has finally paid off... I have been offered a position at a leading media and marketing company."

  • Asad
    Zanjani

    "Every year I’ve gotten an internship through Pace University. They’ve been my guidance and my support in my career development here."

  • Carly
    Steet

    "After only a semester at Pace University in the master’s in Media and Communication Arts program, I landed an internship in the Public Relations Department at Revlon, Inc., one of the world’s top leading makeup brands, in their Manhattan office."

  • Joanna
    Franco

    "There is a huge advantage when you are coming to school at Pace, and specifically Lubin, because your internship opportunities are endless."

  • Polly
    Elsey

    "Instead of just having lectures in class and going through the textbooks and Powerpoints, Lubin professors really stress the importance of going out to NYC and for us to get a really good handle of what it is to be a young professional within the Hospitality and Tourism industry."

  • Kristhy
    Jimenez

    "Every finance company is here in New York, accounting companies, so I thought there are a lot of opportunities here. The companies are constantly coming to Pace to recruit, to look for, students."

  • Domingo
    Rodriguez

    "I came to Lubin primarily because Pace just has this rich history within accounting. The faculty at Lubin have been stupendous."

  • Spozmi
    Nouri

    "Being in NYC, all of the students who attend Pace have so many opportunities presented to them. Several of my internships and job opportunities, I’ve been able to leave Pace and it’s been a 10 minute walk away from the University."

  • Cailan
    Rose

    "One of the best parts of this program is that you’re here, you’re in the middle of it. You can do a workshop or a reading and go to school, and take literally what you learned in the classroom and apply it that night."

  • Valerie
    Cayo

    Valerie Cayo '14 has been whetting her app-etite working on two mobile app projects. Hear what little monster app inspires her and words of advice to aspiring developers.

  • Michael
    Zini

    "Pace statistics speak for themselves. Regarding economic or business majors, Pace University is just the top of the class. This is one of the reasons I chose Pace."

  • Amy
    Rajan

    "Pace University has given me a solid nursing foundation and a diverse range of invaluable experiences, from ICU preceptorships to working at the Henry Street Settlement…. I am truly grateful and proud to be an alumna of the Lienhard School of Nursing."

  • Matthew
    Knell

    Matthew Knell has spent the last 14+ years designing, developing, marketing, and strategizing at some of the most well-known brands in the country: About.com, AOL, CafeMom, Scholastic, JetBlue, and Viacom.

  • April Bukofser and
    Marin Milio

    "We dreamed about this in college, we made it come true, and we love what we do. Pace gave both of us a well-rounded base, and we’re using those skills every day in all aspects of the business… Our roots are at Pace and if it wasn’t for Pace, we wouldn’t be here."

  • Douglas
    Kandl

    "When I was a high school student and touring Pleasantville, the Seidenberg academic adviser told me about the program and Pace’s affiliation with the DoD. I came to Pace because of the program and the scholarships it offers."

  • Opal
    Vadhan

    "Every day I wake up, and cannot believe that I am living my dream. It wasn’t easy to get here, and it still isn’t easy being here, but there is nothing else I want to do."

  • Elissa
    Casa

    "Pace in general has really fostered a lot of work ethic and career opportunities for me that I don’t know if I would have had at other schools. I’m finally starting to see my high school dreams come true. I owe a lot to Dr. Mandel."

  • Lindsey
    Soto

    "Most other schools don’t do a five-year program. I saw some schools, but Pace was so much better. You could see that students got jobs after they graduated from Pace."

  • Kevin
    Cheng

    "That internship gave me the experience that led me to McGraw-Hill. I was more confident after that internship."

  • Maria
    Lemmey

    "I’ve spoken to other people that are in different nursing programs, and Pace has a very rigorous program, which makes it stand out from the rest. I feel extremely confident that my education at Pace has prepared me for the NCLEX and beginning my career."

  • Sean
    Green

    These experiences have greatly influenced my future career plans because I learned that I do not want to be just ‘a number’ in a corporation but I want to matter in the output of the company that I work for.

  • Hannah
    Cherian

    "It’s really taking what I’m learning in the textbook and what I’m doing on the job and tying it all together. It’s an integration of the two. I’ve always studied business and IT separately, so to see how they tie together is something that’s huge for me now."

  • Madison
    Embrey

    "Because the faculty at Pace is amazing and they’re working in the industry, it doesn’t feel like there’s a glass wall between myself and a professional career in the performing arts. If I keep putting in the hard work and making connections, it’s going to happen."

  • Ashley
    Small

    "I fell in love with Pace. UNC only gives its first 10 veterans full aid and then covers 20% of the cost of attendance. Pace gives 100%."

  • Hatsue
    Masuyama

    "Pace allows education majors to have fieldwork experience earlier than many other universities, and it is also one of a few schools that uses the Avatar TeachLivE™ Lab where education majors can practice their classroom skills in a realistic simulation."

  • Julie
    Gauthier

    "I chose Pace because I already had a family at the computer science school before I came in. It was the type of community that I wanted to spend my time in."

  • Josue
    Vicioso

    Taking his childhood passion for toy and LEGO building to the next level, Seidenberg student Josué Vicioso talks about the Seidenberg Creative Labs, his work with the video game inspired adventure gym Exerblast, and more!

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