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Career EXPLO

Alumni sharing their paths to success. Recruiters who want what you have to offer. Connections to make, opportunities to pursue, and a bunch of people who care about your success, all in one place. Do you need any more reasons to attend Career EXPLO?

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Thursday, September 16, 2021

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - virtual sessions
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - on campus explo

 

The 12th annual Alma College Career EXPLO will take place on Thursday, September 16, 2021 with both virtual and on campus sessions. This event connects our successful alumni and other professionals with students and alumni who are exploring their career options.

Who should participate: Current Alma College students and recent Alma alumni from all majors. Employers, including alumni of Alma College, and graduate school representatives who would like to share information on their career path, company/organization or industry or open job and internship position with current students and recent alumni.

Student Information

Students and alumni are encouraged to dress professionally and have a copy of their resume ready to share. Need help with your resume? Check the Alma College Calendar for our workshop schedule or schedule an appointment on Handshake to review with a member of the Career & Personal Development team. Be sure to attend our career events to best prepare!

What’s involved: The event is set up as a virtual event and on campus EXPLO. Employers and graduate schools will be available for virtual meetings, both one-on-one or in groups. Opportunities available include:

  • Available jobs, internships, and networking
  • One-on-one virtual meetings with employers (10 minutes)
  • Group sessions with employers

Sign up on Handshake, and be sure to review employer schedules to sign up for individual and group meetings to network and learn more about their professional opportunities.

Employer Information

Registration

To register for either or both sessions, please visit Handshake. To participate in the virtual and on campus fairs, it will be required for each participant from an organization to create a Handshake account. There is no cost to attend Career EXPLO. 

New to Handshake? View this article on how to create an employer account.

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2021 Virtual Career EXPLO 

Thursday, September 16, 2021
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (EST)

*no registration fee*

Virtual registrants can build their schedule to include 10-minute 1:1 virtual meetings with job seekers and up to three (3) 30-minute virtual group sessions

Alma College Career EXPLO 2021. This image serves as a header for the on campus fair and shows an...

2021 On Campus Career EXPLO

Thursday, September 16, 2021
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (EST)

*no registration fee*

 

Employer Sponsorship Opportunities Available

While there is no fee associated with our career fair, sponsorship opportunities for additional marketing and visibility on campus are available.

Contact Brittany Stoneman, Associate Director of Career and Personal Development at stonemanbn@alma.edu or (989) 463-7576 to become a Career and Personal Development sponsor.

Questions?

Contact Brittany Stoneman, Associate Director of Career and Personal Development, at stonemanbn@alma.edu or (989) 463-7576.

Why recruit at Alma? 

Alma College is a private, liberal arts college located in Alma, Michigan, the heart of the lower peninsula or Scotland USA. With just under 1,500 students and more than 50 academic programs, our students learn to think critically, serve generously, lead purposefully, and live responsibly which sets them apart from their peers. This is why over 94% of our graduates are employed or are enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation. Further proof that #plaidworks!

Of the class of 2019: 

  • 94% are employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation
  • 75% participated in credit-bearing off-campus experiences such as study abroad or internships
  • 83% had at least one volunteer experience relevant to their field of study