Established in 1989, RACDA membership consists of career development professionals from 19 colleges and universities in the Rochester, New York area. The purpose of the Association is to support the functions of career development, placement and experiential education in the region.

Several standing committees exist to further these ends, including:

Law School Night
Provides students from Rochester area colleges with an opportunity to meet with law school admissions representatives.

Graduate School Fair Program
The Graduate School Fair program provides a forum for graduate and professional school representatives to meet with Rochester area college students and alumni.  The 2013 Graduate School Fair program is as follows:  Monday, October 21, 2013, Houghton College, 5-7 pm; Tuesday, October 22, 2013, Alfred University, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm; October 22, 2013, SUNY Geneseo, 5-7 pm; Wednesday, October 23, 2013, Rochester Institute of Technology, 11 am - 1 pm, and Wednesday, October 23, 2013, St. John Fisher College, 3-5 pm.  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.  Please note:  You will receive your confirmation via email after clicking the "SUBMIT" button.  CLICK HERE for directions, lodging, maps and recruiter details.  

Enhancing Your Candidacy: Mini-Conference for Future Educators
In today’s tough job market, students and alumni looking to find careers in education must stand out among hundreds of other candidates. This conference is specifically designed to help you stand out and be the best possible candidate for any position.

Rochester Area Career EXPO  Annual event, usually in the Winter, to bring together employers and students from all Rochester area colleges, especially business, human services, criminal justice and nursing, allied health and science fields, and liberal arts majors.

Teacher Recruitment Day
Teacher Recruitment Day is held each Spring.  All Rochester area colleges that train teachers participateTRD 2014 is in the planning stages.  TRD offers concurrent events for local Rochester school districts "Rochester Area TRD" and nationwide districts "TRD USA".  Contact SUNY Geneseo, Office of Career Development for additional information at 585-245-5721.

Job Posting Form To send a job listing to all RACDA member institutions, please complete and submit this form.

New event!!

Rochester Area Colleges Alumni Speed Networking Event

Tuesday, April 8th, 6:00-8:00pm, at RIT University Gallery

Join fellow alumni from all Rochester area colleges and representatives from the Professional Recruiters of Rochester for an evening of targeted networking.  A panel of local recruiters will share tips and advice for networking strategically, and light refreshments will be provided.

Space is limited; RSVP required:
Email Kris Stehler at kwsoce@rit.eduto register or for more information. Please include the following information in your RSVP for Registration: Full Name, University/College that you graduated from, Degree/Major of Study, Graduation Year. If you need interpreting services, please include that request in your RSVP as well.

Event Sponsorship provided by Financial Architects