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

Graduate Students

Welcome UAlbany Graduate Students!

The Career and Professional Development office provides a wide range of services and resources to support our grad students. From exploring careers options, to helping you leverage your advanced skills and expertise, to crafting a targeted resume or CV, the staff are here to help in your career growth and development.

To make an appointment to meet with a career staff person, please visit Handshake.

20 Types of Entry-Level Jobs for Recent Grads

If you recently graduated or are graduating in the spring, you may be thinking about your first job post-grad. Forage pulled together a great list of different entry-level jobs that are great for recent graduates in their recent article.

https://www.theforage.com/blog/careers/best-entry-level-jobs-college-graduates

By Jessica Pugliese
Jessica Pugliese Assistant Director, Employer Relations
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Pros and cons of female students, grads working for female-owned, small businesses

At College Recruiter, we continually remind ourselves how critical it is that all of our employees are the right people and in the right seats. Normally, employees get, want, and have the capacity to do a particular job well so …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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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 advise 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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Finals Week Tips

By Xavier McClean
Xavier McClean
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Workshop Request Form

If you would like to request a Career and Professional Development Workshop, please do so here.

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Contact & Location

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