The Career Development Center (CDC)

The Career Development Center (CDC) supports students as they explore their interests, refine their paths, find opportunities, and prepare for life after college. As part of Mount Holyoke College’s curriculum-to-career experience, The Lynk, the CDC works closely with faculty, alumnae, and employers to create and promote opportunities for experiential learning and full-time employment. The CDC offers personal appointments year-round and daily walk-in sessions during the academic year.

Recent Posts

December 6, 2016

The CDC means resources

In honor of November, which was National Career Development Month, advisors at the Career Development Center highlighted their favorite tools and resources. The six listed below can give you a serious leg up in your job or internship search.

June 1, 2016

Want to shine? It’s industry-research time.

So here’s a hard truth: no matter which job or internship you are going for—in any field—you are one in a sea of candidates who share a lot in common. You are smart. You have a good school on your resume. Driven and ambitious? Yes and yes.

May 6, 2016

Negotiate for salary like a boss.

The gap in pay between men and women has barely budged in the last decade. According to the American Association of University Women (AAUW), “women working full time in the United States typically are paid just 79 percent of what white men are paid, a gap of 21 percent.”