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Alumni Engagement

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Services Offered

The Dolan Career Development Center can assist alumni in their decision-making process as they navigate their professional lives through job or career change.

  • An invitation to attend advertised workshops on campus
  • Access to University career fairs
  • Access to Handshake — Fairfield University’s online job portal

In addition, alumni can play a significant role in the mentoring and advocacy of current students by helping our students gain industry or company insight through informational interviews, or mentorship.

Recruit a Stag

The Dolan Career Development Center is always looking for new opportunities for our students. ϲʹ uses Stags4Hire powered by Handshake, a job and internship database, to promote opportunities for our students.

If you already have an account on Handshake, you can select Fairfield University as a school where you would like to recruit. If you are not registered with Handshake, you can .

Volunteer

Participate in career-related, professional development, and/or networking events.

Club Presentations

With 10+ academic business clubs, our student leaders are interested in connecting with alumni and promoting professional development among their club members.

 

Lead a Workshop

Host or co-host a workshop on topics such as resume writing, interviewing, networking, etc. Ensure that students stay up-to-date with vital information about the workplace.

Contribute to ϲʹ's Blog

We are always looking for new career and professional articles to contribute to Fairfield University's blog, . If you are interested in writing a submission please contact dolancareer@fairfield.edu.

Networking

Throughout the academic year the Dolan Career Development Center offers multiple opportunities for alumni to share their career story, and offer advice to those who hope to follow in their footsteps. Some of these events include Career Night and Undercover Alumni.

 

Mock Interviews

The Dolan Career Development Center provides mock interviews for students throughout the year to help hone their interviewing skills.

Resume Reviews

Since a resume is a living document it is always evolving. Throughout the academic year the Dolan Career Development Center invites human resources and recruiting professionals to campus for one-on-one resume reviews.

Dolan Stags in the City

Alumni can host a group of students in their professional work environments in the form of panel discussions or in a tour of the company office, to help students gain occupational knowledge and networking opportunities.

 

Professional-in-Residence

Candidates for Professional-in-Residence will have demonstrated success in managing and directing business enterprises at the mid-management level and will have a strong interest in mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, advising faculty members on business trends, fostering career and professional development, and supporting the strategic direction of the School. The term is one-year, renewable.

ϲʹ Academic and Career Development

Participate in on-campus speaking events and industry spotlight, or facilitate interviews on Mock Interview Day. Learn more.

Other

Do you have a unique career resource we haven't thought of? Let us know and let's work together to develop a seminar or workshop.

 

Connect With Us

Join the to provide your expertise, guidance, or advice to students and young alumni who are trying to begin or navigate their careers.

Support Us

Sponsorship opportunities are endless and can take different forms including, but not limited to, hosting an event, program, scholastic award, or internship stipend.

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