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November 22, 2019

Here at the CCO, we encourage students to take full advantage of the professional development opportunities found on campus. Some of our most valuable resources are our Peer Consultants! All of our Peer Consultants are Purdue undergraduate students who have a keen eye...

November 17, 2019

Hey there,

Seeing that you're reading this means that you're overwhelmed, stressed, and probably exhausted. Well, I totally understand how you're feeling because I am in the same boat. After getting through final exam stress a few times already, I have compiled a few ti...

November 15, 2019

Here at the CCO, we encourage students to take full advantage of the professional development opportunities found on campus. Some of our most valuable resources are our Peer Consultants! All of our Peer Consultants are Purdue undergraduate students who have a keen eye...

November 8, 2019

Here at the CCO, we encourage students to take full advantage of the professional development opportunities found on campus. Some of our most valuable resources are our Peer Consultants! All of our Peer Consultants are Purdue undergraduate students who have a keen eye...

October 28, 2019

Remember the days when your parents made you write thank you notes for all the birthday presents your friends brought you at your birthday party? How about thank you notes for graduation cards? Whatever the context, thank you notes show how grateful you are for the tim...

October 2, 2019

Tess Devinger is a senior from Woodstock, IL with a major in Industrial Engineering and a minor in Psychology. At Purdue, Tess is involved with Greek Life and Mortar Board. She has had three internships with General Electric Power in the Early Identification program sp...

September 27, 2019

This article is Part 2 of a post called Stressed, Blessed, and LinkedIn Obsessed which focuses on building a great LinkedIn profile. In order to get the most out of this post, we recommend you read that one first.

Now that your LinkedIn profile is ready to go,...

September 20, 2019

Listen. If you're like me, you were once scared of LinkedIn. Maybe you still are. I have vivid memories of signing up for a LinkedIn account freshman year of college not having any idea what in the world I was doing. I believe my thoughts in that moment were, "Why am I...

September 16, 2019

“Do you have any questions?”

So many college students worry and prep for the standard behavioral questions asked in an interview, such as knowing their strengths and weaknesses, goals and aspirations, and describing successes and failures. Many people tend to forget abo...

September 13, 2019

Congratulations! You made it through one of the CRAZIEST weeks here at Purdue University, career fair week. Whether you attended PESC's Industrial Roundtable, SMEF's career fair  or one of the countless other career fairs you probably had a long week. Hopefully all the...

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-- Drop-in assistance
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-- On campus recruiting and job postings
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