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

Build Mentoring Opportunities into Alumni Events

Various Strategies for Increasing Student and Alumni Interactions

Council interviews also highlighted how progressive institutions are deliberately building career opportunities into established events, such as homecoming or family weekend, to make it easier for alumni to participate since they will already be on campus. Events range from young alumni panels to speed networking sessions to resume critiques.

Build Mentoring Opportunities into Alumni Events

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Alumni Event Career Panels

Competing for Alumni Mindshare in a Crowded Landscape