The Tepper School's Career Opportunities Center

The Career Opportunities Center is your bridge to a rewarding career.

Career Opportunities CenterThe Career Opportunities Center (COC) is your coach and accountability partner throughout your two years in the Tepper School MBA program. 

The COC's mission is to guide and advise you in your career planning and job search. It provides an impressive portfolio of services, including corporate presentations, one-on-one career counseling, mock interviews, workshops, online resources, self-assessments and on-campus recruiting.

We’re proud of the fact that the COC is ranked by Tepper students and alumni among the leading MBA Career Centers in the world (Financial Times #3, 2017; The Economist #17, 2017). 

Advising and benefits provided by the COC include:

Industry Expertise

We are subject matter experts in the career paths that our students typically pursue. The COC counselors offer you the benefit of their 230 collective years of relevant industry, functional and career experience.

Job-Specific Coaching

We want to empower you with the resources and tools to explore and attain your career goals. Career counselors partner with you to explore your "fit" with various careers and help you understand what is required to achieve your goals.

Proven Techniques

The COC is among the highest ranked MBA career centers globally because we know and teach the most effective means of career planning, networking and interviewing. One-on-one career counseling and group workshops are designed to anticipate many of the questions and concerns you will have along the way. 

Recruiter Relationships

The COC maintains an active dialogue with more than 200 top companies in order to bring opportunities to campus (by managing a robust on-campus recruiting roster) and keep you abreast of hiring trends. COC counselors jointly own student advising and employer relations in order to foster strong and effective recruiting partnerships.

Skill Development

We proactively collaborate with student clubs, third party training providers and alumni to identify, assess and hone specific skills that are required for interviews, summer internships and beyond. Our goal as coaches, counselors and accountability partners is to equip you with effective, lifelong career management skills.