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Welcome to the Career Development Center

The Career Development Center is an education and resource center that helps students develop the professional skills they'll need to achieve their goals, advance their professions and serve their communities.

The programs and services offered through Career Development facilitate partnerships between students, faculty, staff, employers and alumni to maximize career opportunities.

Students and alumni who use our services will learn to:

  • Create tailored resumes and cover letters for specific jobs
  • Use the Handshake job and internship website and other technology to research and apply for jobs
  • Conduct a successful job interview
  • Participate in networking opportunities
  • Develop a professional network
  • Create career goals
  • Develop a plan on how to achieve career goals

Key services

The Career Development Center offers a wide range of services to help students and alumni tap into employment resources and opportunities:

Video: Career Preparation at Point Park

Schedule an appointment

We'll work with you in one-on-one counseling appointments at the Career Development Center - or by telephone or email - whichever works best with your schedule.

Our office is open Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm. Saturday and evening appointments are also available. To schedule an appointment with a career counselor, visit Contact us with any questions at 412-392-3950 or

Alumni outcomes

75% of graduates are working full-time in their industry one year after graduation and 10% matriculate to graduate or professional schools.

Career development staff

Our four career counselors are cross-trained and are assigned to one of Point Park's academic schools, creating close working relationships that support specific career directions. Career counselors also work closely with staff members in the Center for Student Success to assist students.

Meet the staff of the Career Development Center.