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Center for Career and Professional Development

The CCPD, Center for Career and Professional Development, Is OPEN and ready to help guide you through your internship and career explorations. 

We’re ready to chat in person or through ZOOM, GOOGLE HANGOUT, by phone or email.

The Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD) provides life-long access to career management education, inspiration, and support for students and alumni to develop their full potential as creative practitioners with clarity, competence and confidence. Our vision is for all Pratt students and alumni to thrive and flourish in their chosen career path. 

Our services for students and alumni include workshops, industry portfolio reviews, networking events, Life Coaching and work-life balance, grants, residencies, and Fulbright U.S. Student Program application guidance, interview prep, and one on one appointments. Students and Alumni can utilize our extensive job listing database Handshake to seek internships, full or part time positions, freelance work and volunteer opportunities. We also provide a newsletter with opportunities and invitations for career events with our industry partners. 

For Employers

Our services for employers include our job and internship listing database, opportunity fairs, information sessions, on-site portfolio reviews and interviews, site/studio visits, industry panels, professional development workshops, roundtable discussions, and creative career conferences with visiting partners, recruiters and industry leaders. We welcome companies, individuals and organizations to post opportunities to connect directly with Pratt talent. The CCPD uses Handshake, where employers can post their open internship, professional and volunteer opportunities. Students and alumni can search and connect with employers directly. We encourage employers to view the work of the entire Pratt community, students, alumni, and faculty at For more information on how to recruit and hire Pratt talent, email

Visit our FAQs for answers to your career centered related questions.

Have additional questions? 

To find out how the CCPD can help you, contact us at or 718.636.3506.

Hours (Brooklyn Campus)

Monday–Friday 9 AM–5 PM
Monday–Friday 9 AM–4 PM (Summer)

Hours (Manhattan Campus)

Appointments by request