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Career Development Services for Students and Alumni

Enrolled Students

You will spend many years in the workforce, so you need to like what you do … and you need to know how to navigate your way through those years to reach your goals. The Career Development Center (CDC) is ready to help.

What Can the CDC Do For Me?

  • Personal Career Coaching and support
  • Walk in/drop in hours for quick questions
  • Career assessments and exploration
  • Help you clarify your choice of major in college
  • CardinalConnect - your online career services portal
  • Major-to-career guides
  • Resumes and cover letters
  • Practice interviews
  • On-campus recruiting
  • Career events (networking nights, annual career fair, etc.)
  • Salary information, negotiation and job offers/declines
  • Informational interviews with alumni
  • Graduate school exploration and advising

When Should I Start?

Now. (Really!) There’s a lot involved and it can be a lot of fun learning about yourself along the way. Check out our College to Career (PDF) overview for a summary of what you need to start thinking about during each year of your college career, and download our series to learn more:

Finding Us

  • Location: Main office is 118 Angell College Center.
  • Hours:
    • Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (academic year).
    • We also offer extended hours, varied each semester. Please call for this semester’s hours.

Policies You Should Know

Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our student and alumni user policies.


Welcome back! We are excited that you are interested in connecting with the SUNY Plattsburgh Career Development Center (CDC).

We offer several opportunities for you.

  • Post a job/internship: Please visit our Employers page for information on how to get your job or internship opportunity in front of current Plattsburgh students.
  • Career development after graduation:
    • Career Consultation: Send us an email to inquire about how we can assist you with resume, job search, interviewing, salary expectations and more.
    • CardinalConnect: an online comprehensive career management portal with job postings, resume help and more.
  • Volunteer/mentor: If you want to volunteer or mentor to help a current student with career issues, we welcome your involvement. Opportunities to serve include: guest speaker, resume reviewer, practice interviewer, job shadow host, or career mentor. Email us so we can find out how you can reconnect with SUNY Plattsburgh.

Note: as of 11/1/2014 the CDC no longer provides credential file services. Please contact us for information how to self-manage your career documents.

Please also visit your alumni website to discover all the ways you can connect with Cardinals!

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