Career Resources Just For You
Your alumni association works to create, collect and provide relevant resources to help you succeed in your career development and transition. Increase your LinkedIn savvy with a career webinar, refine your skills and strengths through career assessment tools, learn from and about fellow alumni on our career blog, or update your résumé and cover letter with Career Counselor approved templates. Looking for something specific but can't find it? Let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Power Your Professional Development
Alumni Career Webinars
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. This suite of career tutorials was created with insight from you, and is designed to quickly support you as you put the Bear Network of 130,000 alumni to work for you. Just complete the form, click the link, and easily view the webinar of your choice.
Career Assessment Tools
Do you know how to use your strengths?
Power your professional development through the Strengths Finder assessment. Strengths Finder shows you your Top 5 Strengths and provides insight into how to utilize them in your professional roles and in your career development. By registering for a career assessment, a UNC career counselor will connect with you for the opportunity to professionally analyze your career assessment results.
Bears Go Big
UNC Bears go out into the world to do BIG and significant work. Meet Armando Silva, BA Visual Arts, 2010 and full-time artist.
You have this immediate impact, [that] strong connection with your audience and peers.
KEEP UP WITH NEW TECHNIQUES
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 email@example.com.
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]
Bears Go Big
UNC Bears go out into the world to do BIG and significant work. Meet Tangier Barnes Wright, BA Africana Studies, 2005 and Director of Transportation Programs at Groundwork Colorado.
[UNC] had opportunities to connect with a multicutural student body