Center for Career & Professional Development
Plan Your Future
You’ll pave the path to success through the career education and key connections you’ll find at the Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD). Connect with employer partners and alumni through externships, internships, on-campus interviews, career expos and more. Our career coaching team is aligned with Lehigh’s three undergraduate colleges to deliver customized career education and connections.
Join the Ranks
Lehigh graduates have impacted the world in countless ways. When you earn your Lehigh degree, you’ll join the ranks of an 80,000+ strong alumni family, ready to make a lasting impact of your own.
The late Lee Iacocca ’45 started his career at the Ford Motor Co., made his mark as the “father of the Mustang,” and rose through the ranks to become president of the company. Later, as chairman of Chrysler Corp., he cemented his place in automotive history by turning around the ailing company.
Cathy Engelbert ’86 made history in 2015 as the first female CEO of a “Big Four” professional services firm in the United States when she became chief executive officer of the audit and consulting firm Deloitte LLP. She recently began her tenure as the Commissioner of the WNBA.
Portland Trail Blazers guard C. J. McCollum ’13 opened the C.J. McCollum Dream Center, which provides technology, books, art and learning tools for students to discover their aspirations, as well as C.J.’s Press Pass, a program that mentors high school students to determine if journalism is a potential career for them to pursue.
Washington Post Executive Editor Martin Baron ’78 ’78G ’14H has held top positions at the Miami Herald, Los Angeles Times, The New York Times and Boston Globe. Among the Pulitzer Prizes won under his tutelage are those for the Globe’s coverage of the concealment of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy and The Post’s exposure of the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs.