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

  • Career Fair Prep Weeks: Kickoff Party! August 24, 2016
    Join the Office of Career Development & Placement Assistance in kicking off our Career Fair Prep Weeks with information about the fair, food and giveaways in the WPU Driveway!
  • Fall 2016 FDIC Information Session August 24, 2016
    Stop by WPU 540 to discuss career opportunities and internships at the FDIC. Meet with FDIC recruiters, former interns, and recent hires.
  • Senior Career Series: What to do over break August 23, 2016
    Attention seniors! Trying to maximize your Thanksgiving and Winter breaks? Not sure what to tell your family when they ask what you're doing after graduation? Join CDPA for this hour long session where networking, informational interviewing and LinkedIn will be discussed. Pizza will be served and registration is not required, but preferred in order to s […]
  • 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 […]
  • Panther Shadow at Target August 23, 2016
    Learn about Full-Time and Internship opportunities by attending the Panther Shadow at Target! This is a group site visit, store tour, and information opportunity! Date: Friday October 7, 2016 Time: 9am - 1pm Requirements: Junior and Seniors Majors: Business, Communications, Media, and Social Sciences If you have any questions or concerns please contact Sarah […]
  • 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 […]

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.