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We help you:

  • Navigate Handshake, a job board exclusively for the CCA Community
  • Clarify your career goals and identify key skills
  • Identify connections between your degree and various career opportunities
  • Discover key job search strategies and resources to research employers
  • Write effective résumés and cover letters; review portfolios
  • Groom your online presence and learn how to leverage social media to your advantage
  • Prepare and practice for upcoming interviews
  • Evaluate job offers from potential employers and learn how to negotiate offers
  • Navigate small business and start-up planning

Coaching Appointments

Alumni are invited to schedule appointments with the Career team by emailing Please provide your major and year of graduation.

Please review the following guidelines for coaching sessions:

  • Initial appointments are for one hour; followups may be one half-hour or shorter as needed
  • Alumni have unlimited access to coaching meetings for five years following graduation
  • After five years, Alumni have access to up to eight sessions per year
  • Alumni who did not graduate from CCA have access to four sessions per year


Alumni are invited to many on-campus Career Development events and workshops such as Building an Artist’s Life and Career Expo.

Note: On-campus recruiting, most Career Treks, and select workshops are designed for current students. Before attending an event, ensure it states it is inclusive of alumni.