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

  • J. Crew Mercantile at the Block Northway Recruitment Table October 24, 2016
    J. Crew is looking for prospective students for PT sales associate positions for our new J. Crew Mercantile store opening on November 22nd at the Block Northway in the North Hills of Pittsburgh. Learn more about employment opportunities, our College Ambassador program and our everyday in-store student/faculty discount.
  • Green Mountain Tabling at Pitt October 21, 2016
    Stop by the Lower Level of the WPU to learn more about the opportunities Green Mountain Energy has to offer!
  • Cigna - Sales Academy Information Session October 21, 2016
    Cigna Information Session - Sales Representative with Cigna's Sales Academy. Learn about our dynamic sales training program.
  • Panther Shadow employer visit at Grant Street Group October 19, 2016
    Visit Grant Street Group-- a growing software company in downtown Pittsburgh with rewarding internship and entry-level opportunities! Date: Friday, October 28, 2016 Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Tentative Agenda: Welcome by an Exec and company overview by HR Intern program presentation Small group talks with recent hires Lunch in the cafe Interactive activity […]
  • (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 […]
  • Innovation Week Panther Shadow to Google and Wombat Security October 18, 2016
    Together with the Pittsburgh Technology Counsel, the University of Pittsburgh Career Development and Placement Assistance Office will be hosting a day of employer site visits to Wombat Securities and Google during Pitt Innovation Week! This day long event will feature site visits to two innovative companies right here in Pittsburgh! Transportation will be pr […]

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.