Center for Engineering Career Development

Welcome to the Center for Engineering Career Development (CECD) at the University of Virginia. We provide comprehensive career development services for all engineering students from first year through graduate level, including engineering alumni. Additionally, our office serves as a resource for information on industry trends, the job market and recruiting results for our students, employers, parents, and faculty.

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24-hour Resources

CECD is open Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm. If you need career-related assistance outside of office hours, take advantage of several 24-hour resources:

Drop by Thornton A115 during walk-in hours, or Rice 107 on Tuesdays between 3:00pm and 5:00pm for a resume or cover letter review or for quick tips and advice! Need longer than 15 minutes? Prefer a different time? Stop by Thornton A115 or email to schedule a 30 or 60-minute appointment.

The University Career Center also offers walk-in advising assistance. Check the website for a list of times.

Graduate Career Coaching
To set up an appointment send us an email at

Resume Assistance
Use the Resume Career Prep Packet (available online to the left or as a printed handout at our office) to guide you as you draft and develop your resume. Visit us during walk-in hours (see above) or schedule an individual appointment for a resume review.

CAVLink is your resource for full-time jobs, part-time jobs, and internships posted by employers specifically for U.Va. students. All U.Va. students and alumni have access to the general job postings through the CAVLink system. Register for an account today, complete your profile, and upload your resume!

Employer Presentations
Some employers will be coming on-Grounds to conduct presentations. Please check the University Career Center Calendar for upcoming employer presentations. is the premier provider of thousands of informational video interviews with real professionals through an easy to use website. Our notion is that we can all learn from the experiences of others. Our site is dedicated to providing the inside scoop on careers so our viewers will be informed and ready for what lies ahead.

Contact Us
Phone: 434-924-3050
Fax: 434-924-7913

School of Engineering
University of Virginia
Thornton Hall A115
351 McCormick Road
PO Box 400234
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4234

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Walk-in Hours

Mondays and Tuesdays:

Wednesdays and Thursdays:



Tuesdays (In Rice 107):