Recruiting and Career Services

Partnership Opportunities

You need talent, and we have it! Purdue engineers are known for their rolled-up-sleeves attitude and strong technical knowledge. Our creative, inventive, and industry-ready engineers graduate from our nationally top-ranked programs with the competitive edge necessary to make an impact in your local or multi-continent, global corporations.

The Center for Career Opportunities (CCO) offers a variety of services to facilitate access to premier students and alumni from Purdue Engineering. Through collaboration with the CCO, your company will be able to build a campus presence, thus creating a pipeline of vital talent. The CCO is here to help answer your questions and open the door to many university resources that can help you build your workforce to ensure future success.

The Center for Career Opportunities has just begun its new 21st Century Partnership initiative. Participating companies are provided the opportunity to gain greater visibility with students and alumni. In becoming a 21st Century Partner, your company will have preferred access to the most talented Purdue Engineering students. View a brochure on the 21st Century Partners initiative. (332Kb PDF)

Aside from the 21st Century Partnership initiative, the CCO offers many other service options, including:

Online Profile
Create an online profile through which Purdue students and alumni can learn about your organization. This state-of-the-art online recruitment management system allows you to post job descriptions, view student resumes, and provide links to your Web site.

Career Fairs
Attend industry- and discipline-tailored career fairs to establish relationships with a broad pool of potential employees.

Employer Information Sessions/Interviews
On-campus presentations allow you to showcase your organization, discuss opportunities within your company, and meet one-on-one with qualified applicants.

Campus Organization or Event Sponsorships
Sponsor a student organization or campus event to strategically align your company with a student audience that meets your employment needs.

Internships and Cooperative Education
Establish cost effective internship and cooperative education programs to personally evaluate the performance of potential employees. For more information, visit the Professional Practice Programs Web site.