We invite you to consider using CCO resources for your course assignments

CCO Career Planning Handbook

  • The CCO publishes a comprehensive handbook to assist students in the full range of activities related to finding great jobs.
  • Use the free CCO Career Planning Handbook as a text for your professional development course. Students may obtain one for free at the center in YONG 132 or download their own copy: https://www.cco.purdue.edu/Files/Uploaded/Handbook.pdf

MyCCO - Purdue’s Online Job Board

  • Thousands of full-time and internship opportunities for all majors can be found on Purdue’s online job board.
  • Assign students to register, upload a resume and search for a job to guide personalized career planning.
  • Use Faculty and Staff MyCCO Login to create a faculty account. An instructional video can be found

Practice Interviewing

  • Big Interview is a web-based platform designed to provide students with virtual mock interviews and can be found in the Shortcut section on the homepage of their MyCCO account.
  • E-mail askcco@purdue.edu to request an administrative account in Big Interview and set up a mock interview assignment for students in your course.
  • Use www.cco.purdue.edu/Home/myCCO to log into their account and click on the Big Interview hyperlink shortcut located on the right hand side.

Employer Research

  • The Career Research Portal is an online comprehensive career resource that includes numerous Purdue-subscribed databases supporting students’ employer research efforts.
  • Assign students to research an organization or company of interest.
  • The Career Research Portal is a collaborative partnership of the CCO, Krannert Professional Development Center, Office of Professional Practice, Parrish Library and Purdue Alumni Association.

Contact the CCO at askcco@purdue.edu with questions or to discuss other ways our resources can help your students.