Location, Contact Information, and Hours
Email / Phone Number: career@ / (626) 395-6361
Business Hours: Monday through Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed on Institute Holidays
The Career Development Center is hosting 10 workshops this term! Check-out our calendar of events and sign up for any workshops that may interest you.
The 2019-20 Career Guide has been updated with the Winter 2020 Workshops. It's available as an electronic document. Please click here to view or download your copy!
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.
Monday - Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
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
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.
Students, postdocs and alumni may use one of our private rooms for phone/video job interviews. These rooms are available during our business hours.
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.
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