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.

Fellowship Opportunity: Cybersecurity Talent Initiative

The Partnership for Public Service presents the Cybersecurity Talent Initiative which is a first-of-its-kind public-private partnership aimed at recruiting and training a future cybersecurity workforce. The fellowship program is a selective opportunity for students in cybersecurity-related fields to gain access …

By Jessica Pugliese
Jessica Pugliese Assistant Director, Employer Relations
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How to Impress Recruiters at Upcoming Job & Internship Fairs

UAlbany has several industry specific job and internship fairs coming up, see below for tips on how to prepare and impress attending recruiters:

Before the fair
Research – find out what companies are attending the fairs and prioritize the ones …

By Jessica Pugliese
Jessica Pugliese Assistant Director, Employer Relations
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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
Jessica Pugliese Assistant Director, Employer Relations
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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
Jessica Pugliese Assistant Director, Employer Relations
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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)
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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