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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 (https://www.cco.purdue.edu/Alumni/WhatWeOffer).

 

IF YOU NEED HELP WITH... CHOOSE THIS SERVICE 

Immediate Job Search Needs

  • Resume, CV, Cover Letter, and LinkedIn Review
  • Job Offer Negotiation Help

Quick Chats

Monday - Friday 
1:00 pm - 4:00pm

Schedule an in-person or virtual appointment here

 

Career Planning

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

Virtual Appointment  (60 minutes)

Monday - Friday 
9:00am - 4:00pm

Schedule an appointment here

You will be sent an invitation that will contain a direct link to access your scheduled meeting

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

Virtual Appointment  (30 minutes)

Monday - Friday 
8:30am - 4:30pm

Schedule an appointment here

You will be sent an invitation that will contain a direct link to access your scheduled meeting

Getting to your Next Destination

  • Personal Statement Review
  • Job Search Strategies

 

Virtual Appointment  (30 minutes)

Monday - Friday  
10:00am - 4:00pm

Schedule an appointment here

You will be sent an invitation that will contain a direct link to access your scheduled meeting

Interviewing

  • Undergraduate Peer Mock Interview (offered during the academic year only)

  • Graduate Students - Mock Interview with CCO staff

Virtual Appointment 

Monday - Friday  
Schedule an appointment here


Before calling 765.494.3981 to schedule a mock interview, you must record a practice interview on Big Interview and be ready to email the video to the Consultant your appointment is scheduled with. Alumni, please click here for services available to you.

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  (60 minutes)

Monday - Friday  
9:00am - 4:00pm

Schedule an appointment here

You will be sent an invitation that will contain a direct link to access your scheduled meeting

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