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

Competing for Alumni Mindshare in a Crowded Landscape

Career Services Struggles to Stand Out

While alumni are often interested in helping current students, they are occupied with jobs, families, and other activities. Untargeted and vague appeals to volunteer often get lost in the rush of daily life. Therefore, career services must develop proactive outreach campaigns with clear asks to capture alumni mindshare and expand the mentor network.

Competing for Alumni Mindshare in a Crowded Landscape

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Build Mentoring Opportunities into Alumni Events

Proactive Student Profiles