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When I went to college, I remember there was an office that would help students, graduates and alumni get their first job. What is that office called?

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    Placement office? – paul garrett Sep 1 '15 at 18:28
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    The exact name will probably depend on the institution. I just googled with the name of my son's college, and it gave me a short name (Career Center) and a fancy name (Center for Career and Professional Development). – aparente001 Sep 1 '15 at 19:10
  • It might not exist, at least formally. I routinely get requests for students (next to) graduate, even tough there are formal venues available. – vonbrand Sep 1 '15 at 23:37
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In US universities, this office is commonly called Career Services or some variation on that, such as "career center", "career development", etc.

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On campus, my career/alumni connection office was called the career center. They help students with their cover letters, resumes, interviews, connections and job postings. I am not sure for other schools if they have an office just dedicated for jobs, like a head hunting agency ran by the school.

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It is called by various names - placement cell, placement center, career service, career center. There is no single name for it.

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