Our office will be closed on Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday.   There will be no drop-ins on Wednesday this week.

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.

Make the Most of your Summer!

Are you looking for a summer position? Companies like Great Escape and SPAC are hiring thousands for jobs over the summer.

https://www.timesunion.com/education/article/Great-Escape-SPAC-are-hiring-for-the-summer-17009871.php

Summer employment is a great way to work on competencies such as communication, teamwork and critical thinking skills.

By Jessica Pugliese (she/her)
Jessica Pugliese (she/her) Career Advisor
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A Guide to Changing Careers

What do you want to be when you grow up?  We change our answer as we get older.  As kids, we went from wanting to be cowboys to then changing our answers to include police officers, astronauts, and rocket scientists. …

By Jon Minners - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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179 Asian American and Pacific Islander Women Owned Businesses

While this is not an exhaustive list by any means, Ellevest Magazine shares a wonderful list of 179 Asian American and Pacific Islander Women owned businesses. Get inspired!

https://www.ellevest.com/magazine/elle-raisers/179-businesses-owned-by-asian-american-women

By Megumi Kim (she/her)
Megumi Kim (she/her) Career Advisor
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How to Answer “Tell Me About Yourself” in an Interview

One of the most commonly asked, yet oftentimes the most dreaded for many to answer in an interview is the “Tell me about yourself” question.

Watch this video from Ms. Lauren Berger from the Intern Queen on tips on how …

By Megumi Kim (she/her)
Megumi Kim (she/her) Career Advisor
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Capital Region Gaming Industry Continues to Grow

Did you know that Albany is home to some big gaming companies such as Blizzard, Warner Brothers Games, and Velan Studios? As the gaming industry keeps growing in popularity, take a look at the article from News10 below for the …

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 12:00 - 4:00
T 8:30 - 5:00 12:00 - 4:00
W 8:30 - 5:00 12:00 - 4:00
TH 8:30 - 5:00 12:00 - 4:00
F 8:30 - 5:00 12:00 - 4:00