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Functioning within the Division of Academic Affairs, FIT’s Career and Internship Center is highly regarded for the college-credit-bearing experiential learning programs and career guidance it offers.The center’s mission is to help students learn how to identify good career fits and make successful career decisions in today’s competitive global market, advance their careers, and market themselves throughout their professional lives in a wide range of fields. The college maintains strong alliances with organizations ranging from design, communications, and merchandising to museums and other nonprofits and works with this wide variety of employers to help each meet its individual personnel needs. Lifetime career services are offered to all FIT alumni, and students are encouraged to utilize the office’s resources from the start of their education.Students participate in customized, semester-long learning experiences focused on benefiting both intern and sponsor organization. Each academic year, FIT provides more than 1,800 students in more than 25 academic majors with credit-bearing internships in the sponsor organizations of their choice. Approximately 90 percent of the graduating class that moved into the world of work reported being employed when surveyed after graduation.