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What can the Gateway Career Center do for you?


The Gateway Career Center is ready to provide our services to you.  We  actively engage with employer partners and work to develop a full semester of programming that aligns with students’ needs and interests.

GatewayLink Networking Platform:

Want to connect with fellow Lafayette alumni and students?  Visit our GatewayLink page  to join our Lafayette-exclusive online networking community today!

Gateway Career Counseling:

We provide one-on-one career counseling for students and alumni, offering the option of in-person or virtual appointments.  Students can book an appointment directly with your counselor through Handshake.  Alumni can request an appointment by visiting our For Alumni page. Please call the office at (610)-330-5115 with any questions, we will be happy to assist you.

Gateway Career Programming:

Gateway Career Center programs will be offered via a mix of in-person and remote formats this semester. Also, be sure to watch your email on Sundays for the Gateway Weekly e-newsletter for dates and up-coming programs.

Employer Events:

Most employer events will be conducted virtually. This includes Employer Information Sessions, Mock Interviews, and Internship/Job interviews.   Students,  please check Handshake regularly for all available opportunities. Employers who would like to offer programming should visit our For Employers page for more information.

If you have any questions, please call the Gateway Career Center main office number at (610)-330-5115 during business hours (Monday-Friday – 8:45am- 5:00pm EST) and we will assist you with your needs. You may also email us at  careers@lafayette.edu.

We remain committed to providing excellent services and resources while maintaining the health and safety of our students, staff and the entire Lafayette community!

We will continue to provide updates to this page as they are warranted. 

We want to help you navigate your way through your four years at Lafayette-and beyond.

Our experienced team is ready to provide one-on-one assistance to help you explore your interests, gain professional experience, and guide you as you make decisions that define your future.

Handshake: Search and Apply for Opportunities

  • Handshake is a robust career management system where you can search for full-time positions, internships, off-campus research opportunities, and on-campus jobs. In addition, Handshake is Lafayette students’ go-to hub for employer and Career Center events, employer information, and curated career resources. The Handshake system can also be used to submit a request for an appointment with your Gateway Counselor. Access Handshake here or from the “Get Career Support” block of your my.lafayette.edu portal.


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Gateway Career Center

201 Hogg Hall
Easton, PA 18042

(610) 330-5719

Office Hours:
Academic Year: Mon.-Fri. 8:45a - 5:00p
Summer: Mon-Thurs. 8:15a - 4:30p; Fri. 8:15a - 2:00p