The Robert R. McComsey Career Development Center

Welcome to the Robert R. McComsey Career Development Center at Alfred University! Our mission and values honor Abigail Allen, friend and mentor to generations of students, a strong supporter of co-education, and wife of Alfred University’s second president. Explore the many career-readiness resources we provide students, alumni, faculty, and employers.

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Service Learning

The goal of the Gary Horowitz Service Learning Program is to foster an environment of social responsibility and community engagement, and...

Cheryl's Closet

Cheryl’s Closet supports and empowers students by offering free professional attire in a boutique setting.

Alumni Services

The Robert R. McComsey Career Development Center offers ongoing support to alums. Contact us for more information about accessing our resources after graduating.

More About the Robert R. McComsey Career Development Center


The Robert R. McComsey Career Development Center empowers students and alumni to find their professional purpose and meaningful work through informed decision-making, practical experience, and connection to the global community.


We express our core value of professionalism through expertise, responsibility, empathy, and balance.

  • Expertise encompasses our knowledge, skills and resources; expertise promotes positive connections with our stakeholders.
  • Responsibility is reflected in our high level of dependability, integrity, and ethics; responsibility ensures the reliable delivery of services.
  • Empathy is demonstrated through our approachability, attentiveness, and availability; empathy allows for individualized service to our diverse population.
  • Balance is expressed in both our work and personal lives; balance supports our students and alumni to find fulfillment in their chosen paths.

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