New Purdue Career Fair App

From Allie Bowes, blog poster, Center for Career Opportunities:

Are YOU interested in getting insider information on upcoming career fairs? Here’s what our new Careers by Symplicity app can do for you:
  • Gain access to upcoming company info sessions and Purdue Career Fairs
  • Research employers and find their exact location at the fair
  • Let companies know you’re interested in them by identifying your TOP 10 employers BEFORE the fair and sending them your resume
Follow these steps to download:
  1. For iTunes, go to  For Android, go to
  2. Download Careers by Symplicity
  3. Select your school — PURDUE UNIVERSITY
  4. Log into your account using your PUID and password (just like on myCCO)
  5. Choose to Remember Me
    • Apple: will only remember your username and not your password
    • Android: will remember your username and password

Envision Center Tours (Oct. 3 and 4)

From Faculty Focus (ITaP), September 22nd, 2016:

Specializing in virtual and augmented reality technology, the Envision Center works with faculty and researchers to create educational tools and data visualizations and has access to many technologies not yet released to the general public.

Tours of the Envision Center will take place from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Monday, October 3rd and 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on Tuesday, October 4th.  The Envision Center is located in the underground walkway connecting Stewart Center and the Purdue Memorial Union.

These tours are part of the Dawn or Doom conference.

New Purdue Polytechnic Institute YouTube Channel (Fall 2016)

Discover the wonders of the Purdue Polytechnic Institute (formerly the College of Technology) through their newly launched YouTube channel:  Hear interviews from students studying PPI majors, building PPI projects, and experiencing PPI internships.  Our PPI students build, design, animate, innovate, and are a force for positive change!

Writing Lab Workshop: Audience Awareness (Sept. 28)

Workshop: Audience Awareness

Wed., Sept. 28th | 1:30 – 2:30 PM | HEAV 220

How do you tailor a document for a particular audience or reader? We’ll guide you through activities to help addressing formal and informal audiences, global and American readers, and other situations where you’re not sure what to say and how to say it.

Free and open to all Purdue students, staff and faculty. Registration is required, so sign up online at and choose the “Group Workshops” schedule from the menu.

New “Big Interview” Site from the CCO

From Tamara Clarkson, Center for Career Opportunities (CCO):

Feel nervous during interviews? We’ve got you covered! Introducing Big Interview, an awesome interactive learning tool that will guide you on your path to interview mastery. Big Interview is a virtual mock interview platform for both Purdue students and alumni. You can access it through the Shortcuts bar in your myCCO portal. With seven core learning modules and over forty lessons, there’s something for everyone.  Sign up today!