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Welcome to The Center for Career & Professional Development [CCPD], Cambridge College’s career resource hub for students, alumni and employers.

CCPD provides career readiness services and multidimensional employer connections as an integral experience in the life of Cambridge College students and alumni. Our vision is to empower students and alumni to take personal responsibility for their lifelong career development. 

CCPD will serve as the central hub for promoting, providing, and coordinating career readiness services for students and alumni of the College.  CCPD will also prepare students and alumni to understand and promote their diverse backgrounds and experiences as strengths in today’s job market, to effectively utilize career information and advice to identify employment opportunities, to successfully launch new careers and finally, to pursue meaningful professional development

 Our Team:


Phillip Page
VP of Strategic Partnerships


Irina Galatskaya
Manager of Career Services

 Start by making an appointment with Irina by phone 617.873.0124 or email


This workshop will introduce students to job search resources and strategies that will help them be effective in a competitive job market. Students will learn about traditional and non-traditional job searches and so much more! We can help you kick start your job search, talk to you about networking, or address any other job search related questions you might have. Even you are not looking for a job right now, all students are encouraged to attend in order to learn how to prepare for the future. 

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Workshop Presentations and Recordings


If you’ve missed any presentation you can still access the content here. Follow up with Irina at to learn more.

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What Can I Do With A Major In ?

Examining careers that relate to majors can be a useful step in your decision making. 

Keep the following in mind:
-  You don't work in a major, you work in a career!
-  Some careers may require certain majors, but many careers do not.
-  Choosing a major does not mean you have chosen a career or that you are prepared to enter a career, and you don't have to be defined by your choice of major!

Majors starting with A-E  (32 majors)


Majors starting with F-M (27 majors)


Majors starting with N- V (22 majors)



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Learn how the CCPD can assist you in taking the next steps in your journey to significance beyond the classroom

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Center for Career and Professional Development

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Virtual Communication: Landing the Job Remotely

No matter how good your credentials, few things are as inexcusable—or as prevalent—as lack of respect when it comes to ending your job candidacy. Here are a few top job search blunders to avoid:

Use Body Language to Make an Impression

Nonverbal ...

Why Should You Hire Me?

How you introduce yourself professionally matters. Introductions are opportunities to make a positive first impression, and a well delivered salutation can be a good ice breaker AND effective lead-in to a potentially rewarding professional relationship.


Ben Franklin said it. Employers want it. Do you have it?

Add this CAREER PLANNING action step to your personal job search checklist:

Benjamin Franklin said, "There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self." And that's a good thing, Mr. Franklin. A characteristic common to steel, ...

Five Transferable Skills You Need to Succeed

The Top Five Transferable Skills You Need To Succeed

1.The ability to work effectively in a group or team. Many positions will require you to work as part of a team to achieve goals. By demonstrating your ability to work well with others through examp...

Job Interview Questions Resource

With thousands of job interview questions that are position specific, the site will be a valuable resource for graduating students and even alumni.

The behavioral job interview questions on the site are based on t...

Career Services

Not sure where to start, what your next move is, or how to get where you want to be?

CCPD can help you explore yourself, careers and industries through the following:

Career Advising:

Need help in writing resumes and cover letters, interviewing, and building networks?

Schedule an appointment with Irina by email –

To access a Career Planning and Professional Development Road Map, designed to provide guidelines for building and attaining rewarding careers, click Here

Career Workshops & Presentations:

Gain timely information of all aspects of career planning, development and advancement.

Check Announcements for topics and schedules for all upcoming workshops and presentations.

Experiential Learning:

Learn the process, coordinate with your program advisor, search for opportunities and more.

Start by attending an experiential learning information sessions listed in Announcements.

Career Fairs:

Annually scheduled career fairs provide opportunities to explore internships, part time and full time employment positions.  Check Announcements for dates and times in the Fall and Spring terms.

College Central Network:

Once you’ve received your email invite to register, follow this CCN Student Access Presentation.pdf, the step-by-step instructions to activate your CCN account.



CCPPD Fall 2021 Career Workshops
Associate Banker Position at JP Morgan Chase
Associate Banker Employment opportunities at JP Morgan available across Massachusetts.  

I have included a list below of their current openings as well as detailed Associate Banker Job Description of the role above.

Please submit your online ...

Paragon One presents Remote Externships in partnership with Facebook, National Geographic and Snapchat's Entertainment, Auto & Technology (EAT) team

The Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD) is excited to announce new career opportunity for students through our partnership with Paragon One. 

Remote Externships are 6 to 8 weeks in length, part-time, flexible and require about 10to 1...

CCPD 2021 SUMMER CAREER WORKSHOPSVirtual Career Workshops

Please mark your calendar and save the dates to attend the following upcoming virtual career workshops, presented by Irina Galatskaya, Career Services Manager.

Job Search Effectiveness
Tuesday, June   8,  3:30-5:00PM      ...