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Welcome to Caltech's Career Development Center

Location, Contact Information, and Hours


The Career Development Center is located on the third floor of the Center for Student Services, Room 310, at 414 S. Holliston Avenue (building 86 on a campus map.)

Email / Phone Number:
career@caltech.edu / (626) 395-6361

Business Hours:
Monday through Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

On-Campus Recruiting

Announcements

New Director of the Career Development Center

Claire Ralph has been appointed as the new director of the Career Development Center!


Fall Career Fair Registration is now open!

This year's fall career fair will be held on October 15, 2019 at the Brown Gym.

Students, postdocs and alumni may request an appointment with a career counselor through Handshake. The appointments are typically available Monday through Friday between 9:00am and 4:00pm. Please log into Handshake for the next available appointment that suits your schedule.

We also have walk-in career counseling hours, which are best suited for quick questions, such as resume and cover letter review.

Walk-In Hours*

Fall:
Monday - Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Summer:
Mondays: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesdays: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

*Prehealth walk-in advising is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the fall and on Mondays in the summer.

The Career Development Center provides a wide range of services. Students, postdocs and alumni are welcome to set up an appointment (through Handshake), or stop by during our walk-in hours for help with any of the following:

  • Career Counseling
  • Pre-Med Advising
  • Grad School Advising
  • Resume/Cover Letter Review
  • Salary Negotiation
  • Job/Internship Search Assistance
  • Interview Coaching
  • Strength Testing/Career Assessment
Resource Library

The Career Development Center also maintains a resource library with books on various topics such as: Career/Job/Internship Search, Resume/Cover Letter, Networking, Interviewing Strategies, Test Resources (e.g. GRE, MCAT), Grad Schools, Pre-Med Advice, and Personal Development. Students, postdocs and alumni may review these books during our business hours, or check them out for up to three days.

Interview Rooms

Students, postdocs and alumni may use one of our private rooms for phone/video job interviews. These rooms are available during our business hours.

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Other Resources

Caltech does not maintain a tutoring service. However, you can connect with a Caltech tutor through Tutor Matching Service (TMS.) This is a private tutoring marketplace that provides access to a network of tutors. You may search for a tutor by name, subject area, course number, or school, including Caltech!

The reference to TMS does not constitute or imply an endorsement or recommendation by Caltech. Caltech does not control, and is not responsible for, the information or services provided by TMS, and Caltech does not accept responsibility for any liability, loss or damage caused directly or indirectly by TMS or its services.

Click here to leave the Caltech website and navigate to the TMS website.

For technical difficulties, payment questions, or any other type of inquiry about this application, please contact help@tutormatchingservice.com.