Tips for Alumni

Your career search wouldn't be complete without gathering advice from alumni and other experienced professionals. Here are a number of tips you may find helpful when networking and preparing for an interview.

The Alumni Job Search Process

Review our five steps and strategic actions to the job search process to ensure you are on target for success!

Resumes

Resumes come in all shapes and sizes, but make sure your resume is appropriate for your field and highlights what makes you the best candidate for the position.

Cover Letters

If you've acquired impressive credentials and hands-on experiential learning don't let a poorly written cover letter prohibit you from securing a position. Review our sample cover letter here.

Networking

Did you know when you network with other alumni it can help you obtain leads and other opportunities? Despite the emphasis placed on it, networking remains one of the most misunderstood dimensions of the job search process. Learn how and where to start so you can develop your own personal network.

Informational Interviews

There's a big difference between a traditional interview and an informational interview. We provide an overview and sample questions, so you can use them to your advantage.