Academics

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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Career EXPLO takes place on Friday, September 20, 2019 3:00-5:00 p.m. in Art Smith Arena

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The Center for Student Opportunity is excited to host the 10th Annual Career EXPLO as a kick-off to the Homecoming festivities! This event connects our successful alumni and other professionals with students and young 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 young alumni are encouraged to dress professionally and bring 10-15 copies of their resume. Need help with your resume? Check the Alma College Calendar for our workshop schedule or make an appointment with the Career Peer Advisors, who are available Monday-Thursday from 3-9 p.m. in the CSO. We also offer free professional headshots at EXPLO. Be sure to attend our Career Week events to best prepare!

What’s involved:  The event is set up as a career fair. Employers and graduate schools are stationed at tables for students and alumni to visit. Opportunities available include:

  • Available jobs, internships, and networking 
  • Free head shots 
  • Business card printing 
  • Quick resume reviews
  • Career fair guidance from our alumni hosts 
  • Refreshments

Employer Information

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 95% of our graduates are employed or are enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation. Further proof that #plaidworks!


Registration

 

Registration for Career EXPLO is now closed. Check back in August to register for next year’s event!

Questions? If you have questions, need assistance with registration, or are interested in sponsoring Career Explo in the future, please contact Maddie Wentworth in the Center for Student Opportunity at wentworthmm@alma.edu or (989) 463-7172.