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Career & Professional Development Institute

The Career and Professional Development Institute's (CPDI) goal is to provide individual as well as programmatic services to students from their Freshman year to Senior year to help them develop their professional identity which can result in career focused full-time employment at the time of graduation. Students can participate in one of programs (Explorer Program, CPDI Internship Program, CPDI Senior Recruitment Program, Senior Experience), attend workshops, search CCNY Career Connections for job/internship opportunities, access valuable career information on our website, attend employer on-campus events or schedule an appointment to meet with a career counselor to discuss a personal career situation.


Schedule an Appointment


  • Complete the online form and we will contact you to schedule an appointment either over the telephone or face to face.
  • Complete the online form and we will respond via email
  • Stop by the office
  • Services offered - Resume and cover letter critiques/writing, Job/Internship Search Strategies, Interview Prep, Deciding on a Major, Exploring Careers, Graduate School Application Reviews, and many more.


CPDI is contacted by employers that are interested in hiring CCNY students.  Every full-time, part-time, internship and volunteer opportunity is posted in CCNY Career Connections. Approved employers will also visit CCNY Career Connections to seek out students with the right skills and experience for their opportunities and contact the student directly. We strongly recommend that you upload and have an approved resume on CCNY Career Connections.  SIGN IN

CPDI Student Programs

Explorer Program - Choosing a major is the first step in developing your career path.  Become a part of the Explorer Program to help you decide on a major.

CPDI Internship Program - Employers today are looking for students with experience and the best way to obtain that experience is through an internship.

CPDI Senior Recruitment Program - Let CPDI assist you in finding the career focused job opportunity that you are looking for to start your career out of college.  Also, open to recent alumni


2015 Spring Job and Internship Fair

Students and Alumni
Please register for the 2015 Spring Job and Internship Fair on March 5th, 2015 from 12pm - 4pm in the Great Hall of Shepard.  Employers will be on campus recruiting students and alumni from all majors for their job and internship opportunities.  To ensure a entry into the event, please register through CCNY Career Connections.  List of employers attending will be posted 1 week prior to the event.  PROFESSIONAL DRESS REQUIRED.  For more information about how to be successful at a job fair, please visit our Student Job Fair webpage.