SERVICES OF THE CCO

The Center for Career Opportunities (CCO), located in Young Hall, room 132, serves as the centralized Career Services office for the West Lafayette Campus of Purdue University. The services listed below are for undergraduate and graduate students and also for Purdue Alumni within two years of degree completion

 

IF YOU NEED HELP WITH... CHOOSE THIS SERVICE 

Immediate Job Search Needs

  • Resume, CV & Cover Letter Review
  • Internship & Job Search Questions
  • myCCO Account
  • Career Closet

Drop-in  (15 minutes)

Monday - Friday 
10:00am - 4:00pm

 

Career Planning

  • Choosing or changing your major
  • Developing a career plan
  • Considering and exploring graduate school

Appointment  (60 minutes)

Monday - Friday 
9:00am - 4:00pm

Schedule an appointment here

Pre-Professional Advising

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

Appointment  (30 minutes)

Monday - Friday 
8:30am - 4:30pm

Schedule an appointment here

Getting to your Next Destination

  • Personal Statement Review
  • Job Search Strategies

 

Appointment  (30 minutes)

Monday - Friday  
10:00am - 4:00pm

Schedule an appointment here

Interviewing

  • Undergraduate Peer Mock Interview (offered during the academic year only)
  • Graduate Students - Mock Interview with CCO staff

 

Appointment  (30 mins)

Monday - Friday  
10:00am - 4:00pm

Schedule an appointment here 

Before calling 765.494.3981 to schedule a mock interview, you must record a practice interview on Big Interview

Need more career advice? See and hear employers, career services consultants, and your fellow students talk about the many facets of your career search. Click here to access CareerSpots videosClick here to access the Purdue CCO Blog