Career Resources

Your alumni association works to collect and provide relevant resources for succeeding in a competitive job market. Click below to read career related content on the alumni blog, to download résumé and cover letter templates, or to continue building your network with an alumni career webinar. Looking for something specific but can't find it? Let us know - email

Alumni Career Webinars

Follow along for Career Development

Your alumni team wants you to be in-the-know about the newest tools available to you as you develop your career and put your network to work. This suite of career videos was created by us with insight from you, and are designed to easily support you as you put the Bear Network of 130,000 alumni to work for you. Just click the link, enter your e-mail address, and easily view the webinar of your choice. 

LinkedIn Alumni
Search Tool

Learn about LinkedIn's university pages and alumni search tool, and how you can use them to search the Bear Network online through LinkedIn. 

Webinar Upcoming

Company & Employer Search

Learn how to find the companies you want to work for on LinkedIn, and gain insight from your network on what it's really like to work there. 

Webinar Upcoming

What to do after pushing "Connect"

Connecting on LinkedIn can feel daunting, but it's easier with these simple tips. Follow along, and connect with fellow alumni today. 

Webinar Upcoming

We're always working on new Bear Network professional development programming, do you need additional support? E-mail us at and let us know. 

Update Your Professional Materials


Keep your résumé and cover letter up-to-date using templates and materials available through the Career Services office.

Now that you have updated your professionals materials, make sure that you update the alumni association so that we can keep you connected to your UNC Bear Network.  Submit your update online or contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 970-351-2551 or

Alumni Association Career Blog

Hear what's new from the Bear Network

Follow these and more career-oriented content on the alumni blog #career

4 Essential Social Media Lessons for Near and Recent Graduates

The use of social media can make or break a near or recent graduate's personal brand, job search or career advancement. Yikes! But don't worry, UNC's marketing chair and social media professor Denny McCorkle shares his top tips for students and alumni navigating the digitally connected world of work. [READ FULL POST]

Nine Tips for Event Networking

Networking can seem like a daunting experience, especially when you don’t feel you have the tools necessary to be successful, or you haven’t experienced the true value of networking first-hand. A big part of successful networking is the time you put into preparing for an event, your attitude and demeanor at an event, and your follow-up afterward. Plan-ahead and put your network to work with these nine easy tips. [READ FULL POST]

You Created a LinkedIn Profile, Now What?

I recently spoke with a few undergraduate classes on campus, a mix of upperclassmen and a few second years. Here's what I learned. LinkedIn is an underutilized resource among college students. Period. [READ FULL POST]