University at Albany

About Us

Career and Professional Development is located in the Science Library G-50.

We can help with issues and questions related to work, careers, and applying to grad school.  Our services are available to both current students and alumni who have graduated within the past year.  We also work with employers to help them connect with students.

We use our Handshake system to manage, events, appointments, and job and internship opportunities. Log into Handshake to request an appointment to get help with:

Workshops and Events

We host a variety of programs through out the year. Log into Handshake to see our events calendar. We also have a calendar of external events that are of interest to students. If you would like us to speak at your club or organization meeting you can request a workshop.

Drop-in Hours

Drop-in hours are 10 minute sessions for quick questions, and resume or cover letter critiques. Please bring a hard copy of your resume or cover letter with you. You do not need to make an appointment. Students are taken on a first-come, first-served basis.  During the semester, undergraduate students can meet with a Peer Career Advisor for drop-ins. The schedule is posted on our website each semester. Graduate students can come during our regularly scheduled drop-in hours. These are:
  • Mon, Wed, Fri. : 10:00am - 12:00noon
  • Tues. Thurs : 1:00 - 3:00