Our office will be closed on Thursday, June 6th for staff training.
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.

We Asked ChatGPT to Write Resumes and Cover Letters. Here’s What It Got Right (and Wrong)

You’ve probably heard the buzz about ChatGPT and all the wild conversations and creations it’s producing. While it’s a fun diversion in the middle of an otherwise dull day, are there any practical applications for ChatGPT — like having it …

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Applications open for U.S. Department of State Virtual Student Federal Service Internships

The Virtual Student Federal Service connects the talents of U.S. citizen college students with the needs of federal agencies. Since 2009, more than 10,000 remote interns have advanced the work of the federal government. The time commitment is about 10 …

By Jessica Pugliese
Jessica Pugliese Assistant Director, Employer Relations
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Intimidated by Job Descriptions?

When reading a job description, do you feel way too underqualified to even apply? Do you psych yourself out when you don’t meet every single checkmark? We’re here to help ease some of that anxiety!

Many job descriptions can be …

By Jessica Pugliese
Jessica Pugliese Assistant Director, Employer Relations
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Surviving College While Working Full-Time

Balancing your courses, homework, exams, studying, and your social life can be a real challenge when you’re a college student. Now, imagine if you will, dealing with all of those things along with a full-time job. This might sound like …

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5 Ways to Stand Out on Your Internship Application

Internships are a great way to get hands-on experience in your chosen field. Over the course of an internship, you can expect to develop new skills and expand your professional network, among many other benefits. In certain cases, an internship …

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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