Our office will be open virtually on Mondays and Fridays during the summer.
Resume drop-in hours will resume in the fall.
Have a great summer!

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Appointments for Alumni (Post Graduation 5 years or less).
Appointments are available with a career advisor for alumni who have graduated within the last 5 years.  Appointments are made through Handshake once your account has been approved. Virtual appointments are available.

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Danes in NYC

After a two-year hiatus, Great Danes In NYC company site visits is Coming Back!  In-Person for January 2023! Learn More

Attend a Career Fair

The Office of Career & Professional Development enjoys connecting employers with students and alumni at our career fairs. All fairs are open to UAlbany students and alumni from all programs. Learn More Undergraduate Majors and Graduate Programs

UAlbany Career & Professional Development Fund

Career preparation is critical to the current and future success of our students. The UAlbany Career Development Fund provides financial support for students participating in unpaid and underpaid internships.

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Attention New Graduates! Take the first destination survey.

Attention May 2024 graduates! Please take the First Destination Survey and let us know what your post-graduation plans are!

By Sarah Gelfand
Sarah Gelfand Assistant Director of Career Education
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Common Job & Internship Search Mistakes Young Workers Make

In this article, Christine Cruzvergara, Chief Education Office at Handshake discusses the common mistakes that young workers make when looking for a job or internship. Much of her advice boils down to: Research, Network and Prepare! You can read more …

By Jessica Pugliese
Jessica Pugliese Assistant Director, Employer Relations
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Defeating Imposter Syndrome

“I don’t belong here…I’ve fooled everyone into thinking I’m capable…they’ll be so disappointed once they find out I’m a fraud and get rid of me…” – sound familiar? These are some of the most common thoughts that graduate applicants and students …

By Mary Avery
Mary Avery
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How to Advance Your Career from Your First Day on the New Job

Even in the midst of a job search, it’s important to keep in mind how you’re going to advance your career once you land your new job.

While it might seem premature to contemplate your next steps when you’ve just …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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Planning a Career in Public Health? Apply for HeartCorps!

Gain valuable professional public health experience while advancing more equitable health outcomes for rural communities.

HeartCorps, a Public Health AmeriCorps program, seeks to enroll Public Health AmeriCorps members in a service opportunity driving health equity in rural America.

Benefits include:

By Jessica Pugliese
Jessica Pugliese Assistant Director, Employer Relations
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Phone
(518) 437-4900
Address

Science Library - G50
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222

CPD Service Hours

Monday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. virtual
Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. virtual
Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. virtual
Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. virtual
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. virtual