For Alumni

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The Villanova University Alumni Association offers year-round networking and professional development opportunities for alumni through a mix of on-campus, off-campus and online programs. Check out the Alumni Association's Professional Development site to take advantage of these resources, and scroll below to learn about Career Center services and resources that are available to all Villanova alumni.   

Find Opportunities

Handshake

Changing careers or moving to a new region?  Find your next job on Handshake, our modern and intuitive Career Service Management Platform. Many positions are entry level, but our number of experienced-level positions available is growing.

 

Career Shift: a one-stop job search engine

Access every publicly posted job listing on the entire internet in one space on Career Shift. Access in-depth information about staff contacts and companies positing jobs. Record, save and store your correspondence history records automatically.

InterviewStream: practice interview techniques anywhere

Practice in person with a career counselor or if you have a webcam, check out InterviewStream. It is a customizable web based practice interview tool that helps candidates gain confidence by better knowing and preparing themselves for interviews. Alumni can conduct self-assessments or share their answers with a counselor for more personalized feedback.


Connect with Villanovans

LinkedIn

The Official Villanova University Network group on LinkedIn connects Villanovans around the world! Membership is open to all University graduates and students. Be sure to visit Villanova University's Career Community: a space where current students and alumni can connect with other alumni to discuss career-specifics topics, issues, and advice.

Thinking of a Career Transition?

Assess your interests and strengths

From the comfort of home, FOCUS enables you to self-assess your career-relevant personal qualities and explore career fields and major areas of study that are most compatible with your assessment results. This is a good choice for recent grads. 

For experienced alumni, and for those wanting professional guidance, visit the Career Center for a counselor-guided assessment like the Strong Interest Inventory or MBTI. Log in to your Handshake account to schedule your initial appointment. Call our office at 610-519-4060 if you need assistance.

 

Marketing Yourself

FOCUS enables you to self-assess your career-relevant personal qualities and explore career fields and major areas of study that are most compatible with your assessment results. This is a good choice for recent grads. 

For experienced alumni, and for those wanting professional guidance, visit the Career Center for a counselor-guided assessment like the Strong Interest Inventory or MBTI. Log in to your Handshake account to schedule your initial appointment. Call our office at 610-519-4060 if you need assistance.

Experienced Resume Guide: Check out Villanova University’s concise one-page guide chock full of tips and tricks to elevate your experienced-level resume. Following this guide will ensure your formatting is effective and content is relevant for today’s human resources hiring practices.

Resume Walkthrough PowerPoint: This presentation thoroughly reviews best practices for making an experience level professionals resume stand out in today’s job market. Topics include: identifying transferable skills, how to write a professional summary, and understanding applicant tracking systems and why they are crucial to the creation and customization of your resume.

 

Career Insider powered by Vault*

View comprehensive online career resources. Content is updated daily. Industry and Career Guides, Employer Profiles, A Day in the Life and more.

 

Career Counseling

Sit down with a career counselor to discuss your interests and strengths and create a strategy for your professional development. Log in to your Handshake account to schedule an appointment. Call our office at 610-519-4060 if you need assistance.