Career Development and Placement Assistance

7M9A7765Welcome To the Office of Career Development & Placement Assistance (CDPA)!

No matter where you are in your career exploration process, it’s never too early to start preparing for your future. Partner with us as you explore your passions, values, and goals. We’ll work with you—from start to finish—to develop the skills and experiences needed to achieve the career of your dreams.

Upcoming Career Events

  • The Home Team Informational Table October 31, 2016
    Stop by the Lower Level Cafeteria of the WPU to meet with the Home Team to learn about the two available job opportunities The Home Team has to offer.
  • (i) Cleveland: Discover your career. Discover CLE October 19, 2016
    Event Details: Friday, January 6, 2017 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. $20 CLC alumni $25 general public Quicken Loans Arena 1 Center Court, Cleveland, OH 44115 Job search enhancement Power sessions to enhance your job search. Learn tips on how to polish your personal brand and how to jump-start your career. Round table lunch Top Cleveland leaders will join you for lu […]
  • Transition from College to Career Lunch and Learn October 18, 2016
    Come enjoy a lunch and learn with Pitt Alumni who have overcome adversities in the workplace. Particular focus on communities from the LGBTQIA, people with disabilities, veterans, international, and minority groups will be talked about.
  • Global Careers Networking Event October 13, 2016
  • Peace Corps Information and Application Workshop October 13, 2016
    Interested in the Peace Corps? Just want some information about it or are you ready to apply? This session will review the information and a chance to apply to the Peace Corps. Our Peace Corps recruiter, Nick, will talk through everything you need to know about applying to the Peace Corps. This session will be held on the 2nd floor of the William Pitt Union, […]
  • Career Fair Prep for International Students October 13, 2016
    International students looking to get prepared for the spring career fair should definitely attend this informative workshop where both career and immigration topics are covered. Snack and refreshments provided!

Featured Events

Student Employment Fair

September 1, 2016
1-4 p.m.
William Pitt Union
Meet on and off campus employers hiring for work study, internships, and part-time positions!

Fall 2016 Career Fair

September 28 and 29: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
October 5 and 6: Business, Humanities, and Social Sciences
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
William Pitt Union
Explore internship and full- and part-time employment opportunities!

Majors & Minors Expo

Thursday, October 13, 2016
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
William Pitt Union
Explore Pitt’s majors, minors, and certificate programs! Free giveaways for the first 500 students!

Greater Pittsburgh Law Fair

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
William Pitt Union
Meet law school recruiters from some of the top schools in the country! This event is open to all students and alumni of Western Pennsylvania universities.

*Events are open only to students and alumni of the University of Pittsburgh unless otherwise noted.