Make an 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

Appointments are available weekdays during normal business hours (9am-5pm).


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

STUDENTS MAY SCHEDULE UP TO ONE APPOINTMENT AT A TIME.

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 Lauren Schachar, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, at lauren.schachar@sv.cmu.edu to inquire about appointments.