Career Development About Us

CDO Mission

The mission of the Career Development Office (CDO) is to empower students and alumni to utilize their liberal arts education to gain self-understanding, identify their interests, and formulate a career plan. We strive to inspire, educate, and equip Sagehens for a purposeful and rewarding life.

Our Core Values

Excellence, Diversity, Support & Resources, and Partnerships are the guiding principles that support the CDO's mission to help students and alumni gain self-understanding, identify their interests, and formulate a career plan.  


We seek to provide the very best in career support and affirm both evaluation and continuous improvement.


We value everyone as unique and encourage them to engage as impactful members of a global community.

Support & Resources

We view students and alumni as having multi-dimensional lives that require customized support and resources. 


We cultivate and participate in a wide range of partnerships with alumni, employers, parents, donors, campus and local communities, and academic and administrative departments to enhance the development of students.


Pomona College is committed to providing and improving accessibility for all members of our community. Accommodation services are provided for students, as well as employees, applicants, and visitors to the College. Pomona College recognizes that accommodations may be required to assist individuals in maximizing their educational experience. To learn more about registering with Accessibility Resources and Services (ARS), please view more information on the accommodation services page.