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Fairfield Dolan students are in high demand. 99.4% of our undergraduate students are employed or go to graduate schools within six months of graduation, while 95% of graduate students are employed.

  • Employers report liking Fairfield Dolan students because of our Jesuit Catholic values, which emphasize the development of principled, global-minded and innovative leaders
  • The liberal arts tradition of our University develops students in the areas of critical thinking, curiosity, collaborative spirit, and communication
  • Our students have gone through a rigorous business curriculum, ranked among the Top 10 Best Business Colleges by Money Magazine
  • Our students are motivated and competitive, reflected by the fact that they make up over 50% of Fairfield University's students athletes
  • Fairfield Dolan students are also willing and ready to roll up their sleeves and go to work, reflected by the fact that they take on two internships on average during their study at Fairfield University

Hire a Stag

Fairfield Dolan is always looking for new opportunities for our students. Fairfield University uses Stags4Hire powered by Handshake, a job and internship database, to promote opportunities for our students.

If you already have an account on Handshake, you can select Fairfield University as a school where you would like to recruit. If you are not registered with Handshake, you can set up your free account.

Additional Employer Engagement

Are you interested in participating in career-related, professional development, and/or networking events? Please contact the Dolan Career Development Center, dolancareers@fairfield.edu, if you are interested in participating in any of the noted opportunities.

Club Presentations

With 10+ academic business clubs, our student leaders are interested in connecting with alumni and promoting professional development among their club members.


Lead a Workshop

Host or co-host a workshop on topics such as resume writing, interviewing, networking, etc. Ensure that students stay up-to-date with vital information about the workplace.


Throughout the academic year the Dolan Career Development Center offers multiple opportunities for alumni to share their career story, and offer advice to those who hope to follow in their footsteps. Some of these events include Career Night and Undercover Alumni.

Mock Interviews

The Dolan Career Development Center provides mock interviews for students throughout the year to help hone their interviewing skills.


Resume Reviews

Since a resume is a living document it is always evolving. Throughout the academic year the Dolan Career Development Center invites human resources and recruiting professionals to campus for one-on-one resume reviews.

Dolan Stags in the City

Alumni can host a group of students in their professional work environments in the form of panel discussions or in a tour of the company office, to help students gain occupational knowledge and networking opportunities.

For additional opportunities to engage with our student please contact the University Career Center at careers@fairfield.edu.

Fairfield University is a proud member of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), and adheres to all NACE recruiting standards and practices. The Dolan Career Development Center is committed to maintaining professional standards in recruiting and career development as set forth by NACE. These standards are the benchmark of the profession. For more information, please see NACE PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS.

Fairfield University also abides by NACE’s Principles for Ethical Professional Practice. Employers requesting access to students through the services of the Dolan Career Development Center are expected to abide by these principles, which may be reviewed at principles for employment professionals. Fairfield Dolan does not discriminate against students on the basis of sex, race, color, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, or disability or handicap in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, employment policies, and scholarship programs. The School expects corporate partners to maintain the same practices.

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