How Your Alma Mater Can Help You Find a Job
Once you graduate from your alma mater, the next step is to look for a job. With the development of technology, you can easily search for jobs and apply online. You can go to certain company websites and look for available positions. However, this does not guarantee the job position. This is where your alma mater can help you out. You can use the alumni network which can be a great resource for your job search. Also, as alumni, you can get help from your alma mater’s career center.
Attending alumni meetings are important. Most of the schools have alumni nights or meetings where alumnus from different fields can gather and build network.
From here, you might be able to meet someone who works for a company or a field that you are interested in. You can ask questions about the job and even let the person know that you are looking for a job in that specific company or field.
This will definitely spread the word and help you find a job in the future. Also, career centers provide mock interview sessions, resume/cover letter critique and career counseling. As an alumni you can definitely use the above methods to improve your job search.