Career and Professional Services

CCPA Career and Professional Services (CCAPS) recognizes this year is drastically different than what we all expected, but we are committed to interacting with you virtually and delivering the same level of service to our students as we always have at the University Downtown Center (UDC). Note: Although our physical office is at the UDC, we serve all CCPA students whether they take classes at the UDC or on the Vestal campus.

Visit us at our virtual office hours
Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Friday by appointment
Zoom ID: 898 472 359

Career and Professional Services

CCPA Career and Professional Services (CCAPS) supports CCPA’s commitment to preparing confident students for rewarding careers in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. We connect our changemakers to the local community. We do this by advancing all CCPA students’ academic and career goals through quality programming and services and direct access to community connections and resources.

Learn more about our programs and services.

Our team

Students need hands-on experience and our team provides that with guidance and support throughout the career development process. Our services are carefully designed to empower leadership and to maintain our focus on establishing lasting and beneficial relationships with each of our students.

Through our holistic approach, students learn decision-making, self-marketing, communication skills and professional etiquette; all skills professionals require to secure opportunities in today's changing workforce.


Begin thinking about post-graduation careers early! Visit us now to explore options, create résumés, work on personal essays, learn to interview and more. We're here to help bridge your academics to your career.

Alumni and community

Connect and engage with current students! At events like Community Connections to Career Exploration Week, meet and get to know CCPA students and establish lasting and mutually beneficial relationships. Contact us to get involved.


Parents are our partners! Assistance from parents is invaluable in helping their student understand the benefits of career planning. Let us know if we can help, we have support information just for parents about having these important conversations.

Career and Professional Services is the CCPA bridge between academics and careers — we're ready to meet and get started!