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Connect to Your Network

Your career after UNC can take you anywhere! And no matter where life takes you, you'll always be a member of the network of 130,000 UNC Bears worldwide. That means you have access to a network of expert career advice, fellow UNC Bears, and unique resources that can help you take your career to the next stage.

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get ADVICE

Connect to  professional career counselors and fellow UNC Bears who can provide you the insight you need. Attend an online career chat or engage with fellow alumni through LinkedIn.

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find RESOURCES

Increase your LinkedIn saavy with a career webinar, refine your skills or learn about fellow alumni on our career blog, or update your résumé and cover letter with Career Counselor approved templates.  

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RAISE YOUR HAND

Support the next generation of UNC Bears. Post open positions to Handshake, share your expertise with current students and fellow alumni, or help recruit the next class of UNC students. 

Now is the time to connect to the UNC Bear Network. If you wish to discuss programs and engagement opportunities in the Bear Network, please contact alumni@unco.edu or (970) 351-2551.


The Bear Network in Action

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400+ ALUMNI

The growing number of UNC Bears who have raised their hands in support of launching and developing the careers of current UNC students, recent graduates, and fellow alumni. 

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150 HOURS

The calculated time alumni have spent on career consultations with students both on campus and online from April 2014 to the present. Supporting more than 750 students in the last four years!

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25% OF RECRUITERS

The percentage of UNC Bears who recruited current students and recent graduates from the Spring Job & Internship fair. It's easy to see why 82% of alumni go on to work or study in their intended fields. 

Upcoming Career Programming

Join us in-person or online

Network with fellow alumni, career counselors, or potential employers by attending an upcoming UNC or partner organization career event. Join us online or across Colorado.

Bear Network Live: Online Career Chats

Occurring Monthly
12:30 - 1:30 pm.
Online, From Any Device. 

Find All Upcoming Events

 Spring Teacher Employment Days

April 5 - 6, 2018
9:00 am. - 4:00 pm.
UNC Ballrooms

Details & Registration

HireDenver Alumni Career Fair

June 14 2018
11:00 am. - 2:30 pm. 
Denver, CO

DETAILS  & REGISTRATION

Additional on-campus events will be scheduled throughout the year. Find an upcoming event

WANT TO POWER YOUR LINKEDIN PRESENCE?

Watch a quick tutorial and learn about the newest tools and techniques when using this uniquely career-focused social media platform. Designed to help you put the Bear Network of 130,000 alumni to work for you. 

CLICK FOR LINKEDIN WEBINARS

ALUMNI CAREER HIGHLIGHT

Maria Henderson '12

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism
Ecommerce Director, The Levy Group

Alumna Maria Henderson kept busy as a student at UNC - participating in hand's-on educational experiences, internships, and resources like the Marcus Garvey Cultural Center. Maria credits her education at UNC for directing her career in the fashion industry.

 Maria acts as Ecommerce director for The Levy Group, and loves working  in the fast-paced fashion industry of New York City. Do you have a career highlight to share? Submit an update online.