Success in today's competitive job market requires the right knowledge, skills and opportunities. CCPD is here to help. We'll provide you with useful tools and resources and connect you with employers, faculty and staff so you can prepare for anything the future may bring. DISCOVER Turn your coursework into a career with help selecting the right major as well as advice and planning for your future. LEARN Dig deeper into your chosen career with information sessions, online resources, networking, mentoring, internship opportunities and programs like America Needs You (ANY) Partner Fellows Program. PREPARE Start building your brand and getting ready for the internship or job search. We provide resume reviews, mock interviews, internships and job fairs, the CUNY LEADS program and additional support to help you land your dream job.
To schedule an appointment with a CCPD representative, first log into Career Connect online, then click Calendar and Schedule an Appointment.
CUNY Service Corps gives students like you the chance to play a role in improving New York City's future - while gaining real work experience and getting paid. As a CUNY Service Corps students, you will become a member of a prestigious university community practicing service and building skills. If you're selected for the program, you will work 10 hours per week and earn $15/hr. You must commit to the full six-month project.
CUNY LEADS is a unique academic and career program for students with disabilities. Receive support including employment opportunities, job search guidance, advocacy skills development and referral assistance with ACCESS-VR. Contact Wendy Nicholson at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Kickstart your future with Career Connect, which links you to career opportunities, hands-on experiences (also known as experiential learning), employer on-campus recruitment and more. It's free for current students and alumni. Sign up online and download the app to search and apply for jobs, manage your on-campus recruiting activities and connect with employers before, during and after job fairs. GET THE APP ON GOOGLE PLAY DOWNLOAD FROM THE APP STORE
Internships offer a glimpse into an occupation, company and industry. They help you decide if a prospective career is right for you, and they also provide valuable work experience. CCPD offers non-credited internships for LaGuardia students enrolled in 15 credits or more.
Consider Career Connect your go-to resource for the job search. Plus, you can check out Getting Hired, a free resource for job seekers and students with disabilities. Before you start, be sure to read the following tips. You'll learn how to conduct your search with caution so you can land the perfect job.