Career and Professional Development Center

  • IUP Career Expo

  • The Career and Professional Development Center offers a vast array of services for career-oriented students and graduates. Our goal is to help students to become more confident in their professional development and networking abilities so they can make informed decisions about graduate schools and career opportunities.

  • Graduates throwing caps in the air

    Have you wondered what you can do with a degree in Philosophy? How about one in Physics or Safety Sciences? The What You Can Do With Your Degree pages feature comments from recent IUP graduates and suggestions for which professions work best with which degree. Check it out!

    Check out our Career and Professional Development Center Blog.

    Request a Career-Oriented Workshop

    Upcoming Career Fairs and Networking Events

    IUP Community College Career Fair

    Friday, November 4, 2016, 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
    Hadley Union Building (HUB)

    The event is designed to assist IUP graduate and doctoral students in learning more about teaching and administrative work at two-year colleges, as well as to assist two-year colleges in recruiting high-quality faculty and staff.

    C2C College to Career

    Jump-start your career at the third annual...

    C2C: College to Career Conference
    Friday, November 4, 2016
    9:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
    Convocation Center, California University of Pennsylvania

    Event check-in, breakfast, and networking begin at 8:00 a.m.

    Attend career preparation sessions, network with employers, and practice interviewing—all in one day!

    Need advice on resumes or internship/job search strategies? Want to learn how to create your professional brand, interview effectively, and meet employers? It's all available in one convenient event!

    Registration fee is $20. Space is limited to 30 registrants per institution.
    (Registration deadline is October 28, 2016)

    Free transportation from IUP is provided, but space is limited. Sign up by coming to 302 Pratt Hall by noon Monday, October 31, 2016. A deposit of $20 cash will be required to reserve your space on the bus, and your deposit will be returned to you on the trip back to Indiana. The bus will begin boarding at 6:30 a.m. on November 4 and will be leaving PROMPTLY at 7:00 a.m. from the HUB Co-Op Book Store entrance.

  • Drop-In HoursResume Reviews and Career Information

    If you need to have your résumé reviewed, but don’t have the opportunity to stop by our office, you can send it to Your résumé will be reviewed by one of our career coaches within two business days, and then you will receive feedback.

    Drop-in Hours: Fall and Spring Semesters

    The Career and Professional Development Center hosts drop-in hours every Tuesday and Wednesday from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. in Pratt 302 during the fall and spring semesters. Trained career coaches will be available for résumé reviews and quick questions.