Career Planning & Development

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You’re meant for the successful life and career you envision for yourself. The Career Planning & Development team can help you get there.

The Office of Career Planning & Development (CPD) is continuing to deliver career services in both an in-person & virtual environment. To schedule an appointment please visit Handshake, email a career counselor  or send a message to our department by emailing

Virtual Appointments are available through phone, email, or by video chat via Microsoft Teams.
Find us on MS Teams: Old Westbury: Career Planning & Development

Our current office hours are:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 9:00 am to 7:00 pm.           Wednesday and Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

services for Students

Career Planning & Development is here to help students & alumni with all aspects of the career planning process including:

  • Career & Self-Assessment
  • Major & Career Exploration
  • Resume, Cover Letter & Personal Statements
  • Job/Internship Search
  • Online Employment & Internship Opportunities via Handshake
  • In Person and Online Mock Interviews (InterviewStream)
  • Graduate School Assistance
  • 1:1 appointments
  • Special Events – (Internship/Volunteer Fair, Career Fair, On- campus recruitment, Professional Career Panels, etc.)
  • Workshop/Group & Class Presentations
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