Career Closet

Career Closet


Are you in need of professional attire for an upcoming interview, Career Fair, or other experience?  CDPA’s Career Closet is a service that lends suits, blazers, shirts, ties, and other professional accessories to students in order to help them look their best.  Schedule an appointment today by contacting Danica Essay, On Campus Recruitment Coordinator.
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Upcoming Event:

Visit the Career Closet Open House on 9/22 from 1:30-4:30 in 224 William Pitt Union. Try on an outfit and enter our photo contest for a chance to WIN a FREE NEW SUIT! The first 10 students to visit the Career Closet will win swag including bowties from Fashion by Polec.


In addition to all the great incentives above, Pitt students have the opportunity to get a $10 haircut from Philip Pelusi when they are on campus on 9/22 from 1:30-4:30 in 224 WPU.


Thank you to Philip Pelusi Salon Squirrel Hill, Pitt Fashion Business Association, and Fashion by Polec – a bowtie company created and run by a Pitt student – for partnering with us for this great event!


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Professional Attire Donations


CDPA welcomes donations from Pitt alumni, parents, faculty, staff, and friends of the University of the following items:


Men’s Clothing

  • Suits and suit separates (smaller sizes are in greater demand)
  • Dress shirts
  • Ties
  • Belts
  • Dress shoes in good condition
  • Unused black dress socks

Women’s Clothing

  • Skirt, dress or pants suits
  • Business appropriate separates:  skirts, pants blazers
  • Camisole tops
  • Blouses, dress shirts
  • Shoes (close-toed, 1-3 inch heels)
  • Unused hose or tights
  • Scarves

Additional Items

  • Wooden hangers
  • Garment bags

How to Donate

To arrange a donation by dropping items off on campus or shipping items, please contact Danica Porter, On-Campus Recruitment Coordinator or see drop-off information below.

Drop-off locations:
200 William Pitt Union
9:00 am – 4:00 pm- Front Desk
Tax Deduction slips available at drop off