Developing Next Generation Career Services

Strategies for Increasing Alumni and Employer Engagement

Topics: Internships and Co-Op Programs, Career Services, Student Experience, Student Affairs, Student Employment, Experiential Learning, Alumni Career Services, Advancement, Alumni Affairs

Alumni Webpage Volunteer Links

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Gettysburg Highlights Career Volunteer Opportunities on Alumni Homepage

The Council recommends that institutions focus on strategies to better leverage the alumni network in career education efforts. To increase alumni engagement, career services must make it easy to participate. A key first step is to embed career volunteer opportunities in things that alumni are already doing. For example, Gettysburg College puts a direct link on the alumni homepage to recruit career volunteers.

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Expanding the Alumni Mentor Network

Alumni Event Career Panels