Center for Career Opportunities


The Center for Career Opportunities (CCO) serves as a centralized Career Services office for the West Lafayette Campus. We offer multiple services for students, alumni, employers, faculty and staff.

Walk-in assistance is on a first-come, first-served basis from 10:00am to 4:00pm Monday-Friday.

Spend 5-10 minutes with a CCO representative for a resume or cover letter review, myCCO assistance and other career related questions.

One-on-One Counseling

Career Services Consultants are available to meet with students. Stop by the CCO in STEW 194 or call 765.494.3981 to set up an appointment concerning any of the following:

  • Major & Career Exploration
  • Graduate School Preparation
  • Internship/Job Search Preparation

Workshops & Events

The CCO offers a variety of workshops and events. Refer to CCO Events for a complete listing in addition to a calendar of career fairs.
Learn about CCO presentations available to Purdue groups or classes here! Please submit your request at least two weeks ahead of time.

On-Campus Recruiting & Job Postings

Employers from around the country visit the CCO to recruit Purdue University students and alumni for internships and full-time positions. In addition to employers who come to campus for career fairs and interviews, companies may also post job listings online using CCO Express.
Your Purdue CCO Express account will allow you to learn about upcoming employer interview dates and information sessions at Purdue, submit your resume to job postings and schedule on campus interviews.

Diversity Populations

The CCO strives to provide career development help to the many diverse populations on campus. Here we have provided targeted resources to different populations.

  • International Students
  • LGBT Students
  • Students with Disabilities
  • Veterans

Teacher Employment

Information regarding Purdue’s Teacher Recruitment Day in the Spring and a collection of job resources for education positions in the United States and to teach English internationally.