Business Insider says, "When it comes to networking and building professional connections, alumni are one of the most valuable resources."
Dickinson has a powerful network of thousands of professionals who are willing to advise students and fellow alumni on their career path. We highly encourage alumni to volunteer to give career advice, post job, and internships and take advantage of our robust Dickinson community these communities and resources.
Communities and Resources
Alumnifire: Dickinson has recently partnered with Alumnifire, a new platform designed to allow alumni and parents an easy way to make themselves available to students and other alumni for career-related purposes. By joining Alumnifire (LinkedIn or Facebook accounts can be used to register if desired), parents and alumni will be able to choose what specific things you are willing to be contacted about and how many times a month you may be contacted.
Dickinson College on LinkedIn: The Dickinson LinkedIn Community allows you to search for other alumni and keep up with news about the college.
Dickinson Career Community on LinkedIn: Alumni can be invited to the Dickinson Career Community to receive targeted messages from the Career Center and other alumni. For information and an invitation to the Career Community, contact Annie Kondas at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dickinson Externship Program: A Dickinson externship consists of a short-term shadowing experience with an alumni or parent host to help students explore career paths. The program runs during the Dickinson winter break. Consider hosting a student for a few days!
Hire a Dickinsonian: Learn about the different ways you can hire the best and brightest from Dickinson.
Find an Intern: With a Dickinson intern, your organization will acquire a fresh perspective through objective insights and questions. Consider hiring a Dickinson student for an internship.
Present a Webinar: The Alumni Professional Development Series is a free series offered exclusively to Dickinson College alumni and parents. The 30-minute monthly lunch series covers a range of career topics. Dickinson is looking for a variety of speakers from diverse backgrounds to share their approaches and tips to navigating today's employment world.