Student Services

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The Career Center assists students of Purdue University, regardless of their campus affiliation. We are here to support you in your professional endeavors. Below is a list of some of the services offered by The Career Center:

Career Planning Externships/Informational Interviews/Job Shadowing Resume/Cover Letter Development Internship Search Strategies Job Search Strategies Federal Job Search Preparation Interview Preparation Profile Building Graduate School Preparation/Information

For more information, or to schedule an appointment, please contact The Career Center at 219-785-5451 to speak with a Career Consultant.

Accessing Jobs Online: CareerTrax

The Career Center has recently migrated to a new job posting system called CareerTrax. To access your account on CareerTrax, see below:
  • Student Users: Enter your PUID as your user name, and enter your password. If you forgotten your password, please click, FORGOT PASSWORD.
  • New Student Users: Click RETRIEVE MY PASSWORD on the login screen and enter your PUID to get a unique password emailed to you. You will need to change your password once you have successfully logged in the MY PROFILE section.
  • Registered Alumni UsersEffective August 1, 2014, if you have not accessed your account before January 1,2013, your account may be in "inactive status." Please complete this brief form so we may re-active your account. 

New Resource:

International students looking for employment can go to to find employment opportunities!

Drop-In Advising

The Career Center now has drop-in advising time slots to assist you with a variety of services, such as document reviews, using CareerTrax and Online Career Services, Job / Internship Strategies, and Student Employment Information / Assistance. 

Day Time
Tuesdays 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Wednesdays 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. 
Thursdays  9 a.m. to 10 a.m. 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

EventsStudents / Alumni may schedule appointments for other services as needed:

Mock Interviews ♦ Interview Preparation ♦ Graduate School Preparation ♦ Career Planning ♦ Professional Portfolio Building ♦ Career 

Important Career Center Policies

No Show Policy

Success Stories

We want to share your good news! If you have a success story you would like to share about a student or alumni's experience we want to hear about it. Submit a success story.

Resources for Students

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Link to access MyCCO
What Can I Do With This Major?
My Next Move Interest Inventory Profiler