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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 through ZOOM, GOOGLE HANGOUT, by phone or email throughout this semester. 

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 programs include workshops & webinars, industry portfolio reviews, networking opportunities, mindfulness education, and one on one appointments.


For answers to your career- centered related questions, you can check out our FAQs

For Students/Alumni

The Center for Career and Professional Development supports students and alumni for life. Our professional and student staff develop programs, resources, and tools to help every Pratt student and alumni achieve professional success at any stage of their career.

Career Advising

Learn about scheduling a one-on-one appointment with one of our career strategists.

Students and Alumni can use Handshake to seek internships, full or part time positions, freelance work and volunteer opportunities.

Our Signature Programs

All of our signature programs are running! All are welcome in the Pratt community.

Ignition Lab

The Ignition Lab is an experiential learning program for Pratt’s aspiring entrepreneurs.  Click here to learn more or email

Meditation Incubator

The Meditation Incubator at Pratt Institute is an online space and live workshop for faculty, students, alumni and staff to learn to meditate and use visualization to deepen presence in creativity, develop calm and focus, and create a life plan from a meditative lens. Click here to learn more or email

Mindful Pratt – The Art of The Pause

Mindful Pratt offers 30 minute sessions to recharge every day. For our weekly community drop in sessions in Mindfulness & Contemplative Practices. Check out the full schedule and ZOOM links on our Wellness Calendar.

Email to join our weekly Mindful Pratt Newsletter that includes the schedule for the week. Have a practice you want to share? Also email Sam to set up a time to talk!


The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers U.S. citizens a year-long opportunity to pursue their academic and artistic interests in a foreign country after graduation. Each year, the Institute of International Education (IIE) awards approximately 1,900 Fulbright grants in over 140 countries. The grants are decided by the Fulbright Review Committee, and are allocated based on project feasibility and the candidate’s ability to serve as a cultural ambassador in a foreign country. Click here to find out more or email

Resilience, Wellness and Wellbeing Council and project

The RWW Council and project offers tiered support and resources that focus on connection, engagement, support, and well-being. We work across the institute to highlight departmental programs and the Council provides a cross institute leadership forum to improve individual and community resilience, wellness and well-being. Have an idea for the council? Email

Find more about the RWW project on our website and stay up to date on all wellness events through our Wellness Calendar.

For Employers

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

Contact Us


Hours (Brooklyn Campus)

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

Hours (Manhattan Campus)

Appointments by request