Undergraduate Resume & Cover Letter drop-in hours will be held from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. this week Monday, December 5 - Wednesday, December 7th, and Friday, December 9th at the Science Library, G50!

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.

3 Cover Letter Mistakes to Avoid

The submission of cover letters are abuzz in the hiring world. Some recruiters dismiss cover letters and just focus on the resume. However, many hiring managers like reading cover letters to get to know the candidate better. Regardless of the …

By Jessica Pugliese (she/her)
Jessica Pugliese (she/her) Career Advisor
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Ascend Virtual Career Fair – Tuesday, August 2!

Calling all students and professionals who identify as Asian and are interested in Business!

Ascend, “the largest Pan-Asian Business professional membership organization in North America” will be hosting a Virtual Career Fair on Tuesday, August 2nd from 1:00 p.m. – …

By Megumi Kim (she/her)
Megumi Kim (she/her) Career Advisor
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To List Soft Skills, or Not to List Soft Skills, That is the Question.

Now, more than ever, soft skills are important factors in being considered for a job or internship. But, how do you convey the soft skills that you bring to the table?

Many students list their soft skills out on their …

By Jessica Pugliese (she/her)
Jessica Pugliese (she/her) Career Advisor
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Tips on Building a Stronger LinkedIn Profile

Sometimes the thought of LinkedIn can be overwhelming.

If you’re unsure of how to get started, or want to further improve your profile, these two videos below “How to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Stand Out” and “How to Optimize Your …

By Megumi Kim (she/her)
Megumi Kim (she/her) Career Advisor
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Demystifying USA Jobs – Applying for Federal Jobs Workshop – Tomorrow, Weds, June 29 at 12:30 p.m.!

Calling all students and alumni who may be interested in pursuing a career in the government!

Join in for a virtual Zoom workshop tomorrow, Wednesday, June 29th at 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. to learn more and to demystify USA …

By Megumi Kim (she/her)
Megumi Kim (she/her) Career Advisor
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Workshop Request Form

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

Contact & Location

Phone
(518) 437-4900
Address

Science Library - G50
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222

CPD Service Hours

Office Hours Undergraduate Drop-ins
M 8:30 - 5:00 2:00 - 4:00
T 8:30 - 5:00 2:00 - 4:00
W 8:30 - 5:00 2:00 - 4:00
TH 8:30 - 5:00  
F 8:30 - 5:00 2:00 - 4:00