Abi Van Nostrand
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 2:11pm
Connect at Saunders

A Community That's There for You

At Saunders College of Business, each student has a dedicated team of faculty that is there to support them. This includes an academic advisor as well as a financial aid liaison, a business librarian and a career services counselor. The team is there to help connect students to the right people and resources that they need to be successful at RIT.  

Career Connections

Each year RIT hosts two university-wide career fairs while Saunders College hosts an accounting career fair and various pop-up opportunities throughout the semesters. Saunders College has many corporate partners that recognize the outstanding professionals being created here at RIT. Because of this RIT Edge, these partners are specifically looking to hire Saunders students. 

Students are encouraged to leverage the connections Saunders has established to find meaningful co-op and work experience. Each year the RIT Career Services and Cooperative Education Office places more than 4,500 students in more than 6,200 co-op positions, with nearly 2,200 employers. Just a few of the companies that hire RIT students include Wegmans, Xerox, Excellus, Intuit, GE, Johnson&Johnson, Hershey, Michelin, Toyota, Southwest, Disney, and Amazon

Alumni That Care

Connect with a worldwide network of nearly 130,000 RIT alumni, including 19,000 from Saunders. RIT alumni are hard at work creating and maintaining the reputation that has made RIT increasingly renowned.

Advisory Boards 

Saunders is fortunate to have the support of many industry advisory boards when shaping curriculums. These groups represent the experience and leadership of our corporate partnerships, and are an important resource for the school.

The resources Saunders provides students with- their dedicated team, on-campus career fairs, co-op advising, a strong alumni network, and corporate partners all combine to drive students to success. If you are looking for a community that will support you along your journey, apply today!


Saunders College of Business is one of nine colleges at Rochester Institute of Technology and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). Recognized and ranked internationally, Saunders is home to over 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in programs across RIT Global Campuses in Rochester, New York, Croatia, Dubai, Kosovo and China. Saunders College works in partnership with RIT’s entrepreneurial Venture Creations incubator and top ranked Albert J. Simone Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship to integrate business education with RIT’s world-leading technical and creative programs. With nearly 19,000 alumni worldwide, Saunders College offers undergraduate (BS), Masters (MS), Masters of Business Administration (MBA), and Executive MBA (EMBA) programs where students gain real-world business experiences through a tradition of applied learning, internships and capstone programs.