Services of the Center For Career Opportunities

Career Success at Purdue houses the Center for Career Opportunities (CCO) and Pre-Professional Advising (PPA). We serve as the centralized Career Services office for the West Lafayette Campus of Purdue University. 

  • The services listed below are for currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students
  • Purdue Alumni - please visit our Alumni What We Offer page for how to best access alumni related services and resources
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Career Planning (Undergraduates & Master's)

  • Career/Major Exploration
  • Masters Career Planning
  • Graduate School Planning/Personal Statement Review

 

 

In-Person or Virtual Appointment  

Schedule an appointment via BoilerConnect here or call our CCO main office at 765-494-3981 for assistance.

*Choose CCO/Career Development and Job Search  

 

PhD Student Career Planning

  • Exploring industry, nonprofit, and Federal careers
  • Review of applications for industry or nonprofit positions
  • Review of tenure-track application packet (Teaching Philosophy, Diversity Statement, CV, Cover Letter)

Virtual Appointment  

Schedule an appointment via BoilerConnect here or call our CCO main office at 765-494-3981 for assistance.

*Choose CCO/Career Development and Job Seach 

 

Quick Chat – Undergraduate/Master’s

  • Resume or CV Review
  • Cover Letter Review
  • LinkedIn Profile Review
  • myCCO account

Virtual or In-Person Appointment (15 minutes)

Monday – Friday 

Schedule an appointment via BoilerConnect here or call our CCO main office at 765-494-3981 for assistance

*Choose CCO/Quick Chat as the location

For instant resume feedback, create/use VMock account with your Purdue email and upload your resume

Job/Internship Search 

  • Job Search Strategies
  • Career Fair and Interview Preparation
  • Job Offer Negotiation

 

In-Person or Virtual Appointment  

Schedule an appointment via BoilerConnect here or call our CCO main office at 765-494-3981 for assistance.

*Choose CCO/Career Development and Job Search 

 

Pre-Professional Advising

  • Exploring Professional Careers including law, medical, dental, veterinary & other health careers
  • Preparing for professional fields 
  • Health Careers Mock Interview
  • Navigating the application process: aptitude tests, personal statements, competitiveness, choosing schools, recommendation letters, and interviews

Virtual Appointment  

Schedule an appointment via BoilerConnect here or call our CCO main office at 765-494-3981 for assistance.

*Choose CCO/Pre-Professional Advising

 

Interview Practice for Jobs and Internships - Undergraduate and Master’s

 

Virtual Appointment

Schedule an appointment via BoilerConnect here or call our CCO main office at 765-494-3981 for assistance.

*Choose CCO/Career Development and Job Seach 

*Virtual interview practice is available 24/7 through Big Interview

Quiet Space for Virtual Interviews

If you need a quiet and private space to conduct a virtual interview, use this form to request a room. Please complete it at least 24 hours in advance.  

Need more resources?

Click here to access our on-demand resources.

Click here to access informative videos to help you launch your career. 

Click here to access the Purdue CCO Blog and Podcast.