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The UNC Bear Network

UNC's Bear Network is the far-reaching web of more than 130,000 UNC alumni, employers, career experts, donors, and friends of UNC. This network is here to support your professional development, provide expert career insight, help you connect with employers and insiders to the companies your interested in, and provide unique resources that will help you take the next step in your career. 

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Students & Recent Graduates

With the UNC Bear Network at your side, the challenges that come with career launch and transition don't have to feel as daunting. Get the advice you need, connect with resources made just for you, or read the alumni blog for insight. 

As a member of UNC's worldwide alumni network, you have access to a web of expert career advice, fellow UNC Bears, and unique resources to support your professional development. Click below and take advantage today!

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Alumni & Employers

As a member of the Bear Network, you're invited to raise your hand in support of the next generation of UNC Bears by posting open positions to Handshake, connecting your employers and networks to UNC, and sharing your career expertise with current students and fellow alumni. 

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

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NETWORK With Fellow Bears

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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250 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 invited their employers or brought their companies to recruit current students and recent graduates from UNC's 2018 Spring Job & Internship fair.  

JOIN The Bear Network IN PERSON OR ONLINE

Participate in upcoming alumni career programming and network with fellow alumni, career counselors, or potential employers. Take advantage of the unique connections your network offers you and connect with fellow UNC Bears today!

ONLINE CAREER CHATS

Occurring Online Monthly
Online From Anywhere 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Alumni Groups

Build Your Network 
Regional & Special Interest Focus

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ALUMNI CAREER PANELS

Fall 2018 Programs 
On Campus

DETAILS & REGISTRATION

Resources for your professional development

Expert career insight can be hard to find. Power your professional development with the unique resources and content available through your UNC Alumni Association and Office of Career Services.  

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Alumni Career Blog

Connect to  a host of professional content sourced from the UNC Bear Network and written to support your professional development.

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Career Development Tools

Increase your LinkedIn saavy with a career webinar, refine and assess your professional skills, and update your résumé and cover letter with Career Counselor approved templates.  

ALUMNI CAREER HIGHLIGHT

Mackey Saturday '07

Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts
Principal Designer, Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv

Mackey Saturday is a principal designer at Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv. He focuses on idea-driven strategy and graphic design to create and advance steadfast identities. Saturday is responsible for some of today's most exciting and talked-about identities including those for Instagram, Oculus, and Luxe. 

With a life-long history of pursuing art and visual communication, Saturday practiced his craft in UNC's School of Art & Design. Find additional alumni stories #MaybeYoureOneOfUs web page.