Make a virtual appointment with a career coach to discuss and strategize a range of career-related topics. Some of these topics might include:

  • Exploring professional interests
  • Reviewing a resume or cover letter
  • Navigating career uncertainty
  • Moving past roadblocks in your job or internship search
  • Handling career rejection
  • Dealing with social, personal, or familial pressure
  • Improving approach for finding a job/internship
  • Interviewing practice for a specific upcoming interview (i.e. mock interview)
  • Building your professional network
  • How to market your skills, knowledge, and interests to employers
  • Evaluating and negotiating a specific job or internship offer
  • Non-academic job search for Ph.D. students

Virtual appointments (via Zoom video) are available weekdays during normal business hours (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.).

To schedule an appointment:

  • Login to Handshake, click the “Career Center” drop-down in the upper right-hand side of the page, then select “Appointments” 
  • Click the blue button entitled “Schedule a New Appointment”
  • Choose the Category that best describes you (this should match your college and major)
  • Select the Appointment Type that matches the reason you'd like to meet with your Career Consultant


If you are no longer able to make it to your scheduled appointment time, please email your career consultant as soon as possible to cancel.

*** Appointments are reserved for current students only.

*** Depending on availability, CMU-SV alumni may be able to schedule an appointment to meet with a counselor. Please email Leigh Mason, Assistant Director of Career Services, at to inquire about appointments.