Career and Professional Advising

The Center for Career and Professional Advising (CCPA) empowers students and alumni to learn about and prepare for meaningful work, as they translate their Haverford liberal arts education into a rewarding life. In short, we are here to help students explore, identify, and realize their career and professional goals.


Appointments & Walk-Ins

Alumni Career Profiles

Ankur Arya '12
Ankur Arya '12 Major: Political Science

The possibilities Arya found in his own life help him show his inner-city students how to aim high.

Sang Cho '96
Sang Cho '96 Major: East Asian Languages & Cultures

Cho works in the media & entertainment business in a dual position.

Sarina Schwartz '11
Sarina Schwartz '11 Major: Chemistry

Schwarz works on creating enterprise level safety, compliance, and training software for research institutions, including pharmaceutical companies, biotech organizations, and universities.

Jacob Horn '13
Jacob Horn '13 Majors: Comparative Literature, Greek

Horn stumbled into the museum field through a summer internship that eventually led to a post-graduation editorial assistant position.

Rakia Clark
Rakia Clark '01 Major: English

The English major works as a senior editor at Beacon Press, a publisher based in Boston.

Henri Drake '15
Henri Drake '15 Major(s): Mathematics

Drake is working as a research specialist at Jorge Sarmiento’s oceanography laboratory at Princeton University for a year.

CCPA Blog

Every week CCPA staff members, alumni and friends of the College will be blogging, giving us the opportunity to share a range of career-related advice, information, and other musings with you.

CareerSpots

Hundreds of videos with valuable tips on internships, the job search, and careers.

Watch the Videos


Events

  • Fords on Fridays: Ellie Power '92
    Friday, September 30, 2016
    12:00 pm
    Location: HC, Stokes 300B, CCPA Conference Room
  • Minneapolis Idealist Grad Fair
    Tuesday, October 4, 2016
    5:00 pm
    Location: Off Campus Event
  • Biomed Virtual Grad School Fair
    Wednesday, October 5, 2016
    9:00 am
    Location: Virtual Event
  • Psychology Grad School Virtual Fair
    Wednesday, October 5, 2016
    10:00 am
    Location: Virtual Event
  • Chicago Idealist Grad Fair
    Wednesday, October 5, 2016
    5:00 pm
    Location: Off Campus Event
  • Seattle Idealist Grad Fair
    Monday, October 10, 2016
    5:00 pm
    Location: Off Campus Event
  • Los Angeles Idealist Grad Fair
    Monday, October 17, 2016
    5:00 pm
    Location: Off Campus Event
  • San Francisco Idealist Grad Fair
    Wednesday, October 19, 2016
    5:00 pm
    Location: Off Campus Event
  • CCPA Session with Sophomore Athletes (HC Only)
    Thursday, October 20, 2016
    6:00 pm
    Location: HC, Dining Center, Bryn Mawr Room
  • CCPA Session with Sophomore Athletes (HC Only)
    Thursday, October 20, 2016
    7:30 pm
    Location: HC, Dining Center, Bryn Mawr Room
  • Fords on Friday: Charles Robinson '89
    Friday, October 21, 2016
    12:00 pm
    Location: HC, Stokes 300B, CCPA Conference Room
  • Fords on Fridays: Jeremy Golan '09
    Friday, November 4, 2016
    12:00 pm
    Location: HC, Stokes 300B, CCPA Conference Room
  • Fords on Fridays: Alan Farney '89
    Friday, November 18, 2016
    12:00 pm
    Location: HC, Stokes 300B, CCPA Conference Room
  • CCPA Session with First Year Athletes (HC Only)
    Wednesday, January 25, 2017
    6:00 pm
    Location: HC, Dining Center, Bryn Mawr Room
  • CCPA Session with First Year Athletes (HC Only)
    Wednesday, January 25, 2017
    7:30 pm
    Location: HC, Dining Center, Bryn Mawr Room

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Stokes Hall

Hours: 9 a.m.—5 p.m.
Walk-ins M-F 2:30—4:30 p.m.

(610) 896-1181