About Center for Career Opportunities and
Pre-Professional Advising

The Center for Career Opportunities informs and empowers students and graduates using transformative career services through career coaching, embracing differences, and connecting students with professional opportunities within Indiana, the United States and globally.

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OUR MISSION

STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP
CAMPUS COLLABORATION
SERVING THE PURDUE SYSTEM
DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION, ACCESSIBILITY, & BELONGINGNESS
Purdue CCO were the early pioneers in embracing virtual career fairs. Repeatedly Purdue student participants ranked number one among all participating schools.
Gayle Oliver Plath Header Gayle Oliver Plath
Founder & CEO of CareerEco

STUDENT
UTILIZATION

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PURDUE'S JOB BOARD FOR STUDENTS & ALUMNI
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GIVING BOILERMAKERS CONFIDENCE
83%
Service Utilization Rate
Students Utilize Career Services In 2021-22 Through In-Person And Online Engagement, CSM Technology Platform, Social Media, And Outreach
4,143
PRE-PROFESSIONAL ADVISING APPOINTMENTS
Held Since August 2019

EMPLOYER
ENGAGEMENT

9
Employer Strategists
Professionals Assigned To Every Employer Supported By A Renown Administrative Logistic Team
1,551
Unique Employers
Recruiting On Campus Or Through Virtual Means On Purdue-sponsored Platforms In 2021-2022

EMPLOYER
ENGAGEMENT

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SURVEY DATA

97.4%
Students Secured Professional Opportunities
Secured Professional Opportunities Within 6 Months Of Graduation (Data For May 2021 Graduates)