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

  • Senior Career Series: What to do over break August 23, 2016
    (currently editing) Attention seniors! Know you should be thinking about your options after graduation, but don't know where to start? Keep hearing about the Fall Career Fair, but don't know if it's worth the fuss? Or if you've attended one before and it went horribly awry? Either way, join CDPA in this hour long session where you'll […]
  • Senior Career Series: Career Fair Focus August 23, 2016
    Attention seniors! Know you should be thinking about your options after graduation, but don't know where to start? Keep hearing about the Fall Career Fair, but don't know if it's worth the fuss? Or if you've attended one before and it went horribly awry? Either way, join CDPA in this hour long session where you'll learn the benefits […]
  • Professional Diversity Network presents 2016 Virtual Career Fairs August 23, 2016
    Recruit Diverse Talent in: Healthcare – IT – Finance – Sales – Marketing – Human Resources – Engineering Education – Marketing – Logistics – Transportation – Hospitality 9/6 - 9/7 LGBTQ Professional Virtual Career Fair 9/6 - 9/7 African American Professional Virtual Career Fair 9/20 - 9/21 Hispanic Professional Virtual Career Fair 9/20 - 9/21 Women's Pr […]
  • Meet Google at the Career Fair 3pm-4pm August 9, 2016
    GOOGLE is recruiting for Software Engineers at Pitt’s Fall Career Fair! They will be talking to all degree levels in the following majors: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Science, Math and Physics. Sorry… if you are a different major or interested in another role at GOOGLE, please apply online. If you would like to talk to GOOGLE about th […]
  • Meet Google at the Career Fair 2pm-3pm August 9, 2016
    Must be Physics, Mathematics, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science majors
  • Meet Google at the Career Fair 1pm-2pm August 9, 2016
    Must be Physics, Mathematics, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science majors

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.