The Center for Career Development and Office of Alumni Relations provide lifelong career assistance for all Gettysburg College alumni. Whether you are in your very first job hunt, between jobs, thinking about graduate school, or changing career fields, Gettysburg is here to help.
Land the job you want
- Search job openings on GettysburgWorks.
- Make a good impression with the help of our online guides for resumes and cover letters.
- Prepare for your interview with the help of Career Beam.
- Follow up with the perfect thank you note (PDF).
Network with alumni and parents of students
- Contact alumni in particular industries, geographic areas, or with certain majors by searching the online Alumni Directory (login required).
- Connect with alumni, parents, and friends of the college by joining the Gettysburg College Professional Network on LinkedIn. Learn more about LinkedIn.
- Attend career networking events on campus and in cities around the nation. See listing.
- Brush up on the art of networking and the informational interview.
Identify your talents, find your career path
- Discover your strengths by using our online assessment tools.
- Receive individualized career coaching by phone, Skype, or in person. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an appointment.
Participate in Alumni Career Webinars
- The career webinar series covers topics such as social media and how to communicate the value of your liberal arts major. Learn more.
- Host a career experience for a current student. Learn how.
- Answer questions and give advice via the Gettysburg College Professional Network on LinkedIn
- Recruit and hire Gettysburg students and alumni. Post job openings to GettysburgWorks and to the Gettysburg College Professional Network.
Connect and volunteer with current students
There are many opportunities for Gettysburg College alumni to connect with talented Gettysburgians as they navigate their own career and graduate school search. Whether you've been in your career for just a few years or more than thirty years, there are students who would appreciate learning about your experiences, shadowing you for a day at your place of work or more.
Find out more about volunteering and the Career Connector Challenge to reach 5,000 new career-related opportunities for students by 2015.