Whether you’re a recent graduate searching for that first job or you’re a working-professional looking to advance, Career Services will be right alongside you. We offer a wide range of valuable resources. Email us, call us, or come in for a one-on-one appointment. Finding a career path that is rewarding and fits your needs isn’t going to be easy; it takes time and planning, strategic planning!
Some areas for you to consider, and ask yourself:
What are some of my short-term goals?
What is the long-term goal?
Is graduate school or an M.B.A in my future?
What type of work or organization suits me?
As Alumni, how should I use Career Services’ resources?
Identify areas of interest through a self-assessment or career exploration.
Brainstorm helpful methods designed to better equip you with the right tools for your job search.
Research and prepare for the” big interview” with us. Conduct a mock interview with your own career coach in your corner.
Polish up an existing resume that speaks to today’s job-market or create one from scratch.
Understand how best to use the tools and resources available to you, in order to better leverage your needs.
Create high-level networking opportunities
Networking & Professional Development
Checklist: Professionals entering the workforce
Clean up and secure all channels of social media
Establish or update your resume and LinkedIn page, Learn More »
Identify your circle of mentors
Nurture those networks and individuals you admire
Checklist: Professionals with years of experience
Assess those long-term goals and be sure they are measurable
Look at your short-term goals and be sure they align with your long-term goals
Nurture your networks, stay connected to your mentors and those you admire. Reestablish any lost connections.
Keep your resume and LinkedIn current and update-to-date.
Evaluate memberships to professional associations or involvement in community service.
Alumni & Employer Engagement
Alumni Engagement Opportunities
Become a mentor to share your experiences, insights, and network with current Saint Leo students
Host students in your place of work for informational interviews, job shadowing, or credit-bearing internships
Return to campus for one of our Dinner with Saint Leo (alumni & current student networking program)
Ask your former faculty about speaking in the classroom as an invited presenter
Facilitate an information session or career workshop to a group of Saint Leo students
Advocate on behalf of Saint Leo to your organization’s HR department to recruit on campus
Direct job and internship opportunities (student, entry level, to experienced hire) through Handshake
Volunteer to attend Career Services webinars and events on campus—like networking and Career Fair programs—to recruit and connect with students