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Center for Career and Professional Development

500 Rutherford Ave, Boston

The Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD) is Cambridge College’s career resource hub for students, alumni, and employers.

CCPD will assist students and alumni in launching new careers and pursuing meaningful professional opportunities. CCPD will also link employers to a diverse and local talent base committed to success in the workplace.

International Students are encouraged to explore career-building opportunities through CCPD but must first work with the International Students Services Team to ensure they meet the US Department of Homeland Security requirements. 

CCPD for Students and Alumni

CCPD has teamed with College Central Network (CCN) to connect you to a virtual range of career-building services, events, job opportunities, and field-based learning/internship experiences.

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Once you register, you can:  

  • View career-building sites for data on jobs, salaries, and employment statistics
  • Keep track of relevant CCPD and School events and activities
  • Search job opportunities and field-based learning/internship experiences
  • Post your resume for employer review (Need help refining your resume? Connect with careerservices@cambridgecollege.edu for one-on-one assistance.)

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Career Planning and Development

Students can support their career growth strategies through one-on-one sessions covering one or more of the following:

  • Perfecting resumes and cover letters
  • Managing personal brands and social media identity
  • Mastering networking principles
  • Optimizing mentor relationships
  • Navigating diversity and inclusion in the workplace
  • Accessing professional development training and advanced-graduate degree options

To learn more, contact:

Irina Galatskaya, Manager for Career Services, CCPD: Irina.galatskaya@cambridgecollege.edu

Puerto Rico 

Santiago Mendez-Hernandez, Senior Director for Puerto Rico and Hispanic Initiatives: santiago.mendez-hernandez@cambridgecollege.edu

Gabriel Ruedas, CC-Puerto Rico Academic Advisor: gabriel.ruedas@cambridgecollege.edu


Experiential Learning

Each School at Cambridge College provides experiential learning opportunities relevant to your program, including, but not limited to:

  • Micro-internships, internships and field placements
  • High-impact practices such as industry-specific case studies
  • Intensive industry or skill-based writing/research assignments
  • Community-based service learning

To learn more, contact:

School of Arts & Sciences

School of Education and Counseling | Division of Counseling

School of Education & Counseling | Division of Education

School of Business & Technology

Learn about opportunities to complete paid micro-internships in your area of study!

International Students

International Students are encouraged to explore career-building and experiential learning opportunities at Cambridge College but must act in accordance with the rules and regulations set forth by the US Department of Homeland Security regarding number of hours, authorization to work, and tax filing.

Read about regulatory requirements or contact the International Student Services team:

Vera Dimoplon, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs at: vera.dimoplon@cambridgecollege.edu


CCPD for Corporate Partners

Companies and Organizations can work with Cambridge College to gain access to a diverse talent pipeline. When you become a CCPD Partner, you can use the College Central Network (CCN) portal to:

  • Post-job opportunities for our students
  • Review student resumes for potential recruitment
  • Reach out to potential candidates directly

Additionally, you can discover and connect with potential employees by participating in

  • Career expos
  • Discussion panels
  • Networking events

Learn more about becoming a Corporate Partner. Contact Phillip Page, VP of Strategic Partnerships, at Phillip.page@cambridgecollege.edu.

CCPD Employer Advisory Council

In Fall 2022, CCPD launched its first Employer Advisory Council (EAC).  The mission of the Employer Advisory Council (EAC) is to advise and actively support CCPD in achieving its mission of preparing students for lifelong career achievement and in making informed career decisions. The EAC will be represented by a diverse array of companies serving employment markets of leading industries. 

The EAC will provide valuable insight and expertise in supporting our students in their professional development and provide the College ongoing, in-depth perspective on hiring goals, industry trends, and economic outlooks our students should be aware of.

To learn more about the EAC, contact: Irina Galatskaya at Irina.galatskaya@cambridgecollege.edu.