Putting your Network to Work

Your career after UNC can take you anywhere - from an urban classroom in Denver, to a Broadway stage in New York City.  But no matter where life takes you, you'll always be a Bear and we'll always be here. Here to connect you to the advice, digital resources and programs which will help you launch (or relaunch) your career. Here when you're ready to celebrate your career success. Here when you're ready to help the next generation of Bears do the same. That's what we see as the professional power of your Bear Network.

Connect to the Bear Network


Career Advice & Appointments

As alumni, we know you have unique career needs. As you transition and grow your career, UNC offers easy ways to get the advice you need, all online through any device. Register for an upcoming Bear Network Live online career chat, or find connections in your local area. 



Sign up for an online Bear Network Live online career event, gain and share career advice on our blog, connect with fellow alumni through our LinkedIn group, search for or post a job through the Handshake platform, or connect with the UNC Bear Network near you.


Digital Resources
& Downloads

Use this collection of digital resources and relevant content as you start your search in today's job market. Click to attend an upcoming career fair, read through career related content, or download résumé and cover letter templates available through career services.

Now is the time to connect your career to the UNC Bear Network. If you require specific assistance or wish to discuss your involvement in the Bear Network, please contact alumni@unco.edu or (970) 351-2551.

Bear Network Live: Online Career Chats

Bear Network Live events are a monthly series of career chats created to support your professional development through brief one-on-one sessions with professional UNC career counselors. Sponsored by your Alumni Association and the Office of Career Services, these online events provide a unique opportunity to get the career support you need without having to set up appointments, pay for professional career advice, or come back to campus. Registration is easy, and the Brazen platform allows you to connect from any device.

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Alumni Career Highlight

Sterling Engelhard

Business Administration, Computer Information Systems '10

President, Crucible Development Labs

Alumni Career Advisor: Success Looks Like Me

Alumnus Sterling Engelhard kept busy as a student at UNC - partnering with Microsoft, competing in UNC's Entrepreneurial Challenge, rebuilding the websites for local non-profits, learning how to present to Fortune 500 CEO's, and balancing a career in racing motocross. Today, as president of Crucible Development Labs, which partners with tech-related businesses, Engelhard has a similarly varied schedule. He serves on the leadership teams of CarData, mcSquares, and ALEF Omega, while also doing his share of volunteering. He participates on the Dean's Leadership Council at UNC's Monfort College of Business, shares insight with current students through on-campus student and alumni career events, and is always up for networking with fellow UNC Bears.

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