The Career and Professional Development Center at Messiah University interfaces with alumni in two distinct ways. We offer career coaching services to all alumni, and we engage alumni through various student programs throughout the year. Please read below for more information.
Seeking Employment? We Want to Help.
Are you an alum of Messiah University and currently seeking employment, continuing education, or career coaching? There are several ways the Career and Professional Development Center can be a resource to you.
Create an Account on Handshake
You can create an account in Handshake by going to the Career and Professional Development Center's website. Handshake is an exclusive job board for Messiah University students and alumni. Be sure to follow the instructions for "Alumni." Once you register, your account will be activated within two business days.
Connect with Messiah on LinkedIn
The Messiah University Professional Network has been created as a networking community for students and alumni of Messiah University. Visit the job board within the group and several subgroups that allow you to connect with others who share specific industry interests. For assistance in getting started with LinkedIn, click here.
Alumni Career Services & Online Resources
Messiah University is proud to offer its grads Career Coaching. The Career and Professional Development Center also offers several online resources for those who are seeking jobs. To learn more or access these resources, visit their website.
Graduate Studies & Continuing Education
For valuable sources of information on graduate school exploration, programs, admission, testing, and financial aid, please refer to the section on graduate school information at the Career and Professional Development Center's website.
Want to give back through Career Services?
Have you considered sharing your experience and expertise to assist fellow Messiah University alumni and upcoming graduates find employment opportunities? There are several easy ways you can make a difference by getting involved in this effort.
Join the Messiah University Professional Network on LinkedIn
The MUPN has been created as a networking community for students and alumni of Messiah University. There is a job board within the group and several subgroups that allow you to connect with others who share specific industry interests. For assistance in getting started with LinkedIn, click here.
Connect with Students at Upcoming Events
The Career and Professional Development Center hosts various events to connect students to alumni, including Into the City, Mocktail Hour, Pizza with Professionals, Career and Graduate School Expo, and more. To learn more about these opportunities, visit the list of upcoming events or e-mail email@example.com.
Share Job Openings in Your Organization
Please post any open job or internship positions that your organization may have to Handshake, an exclusive job board for Messiah University students and alumni. For questions, feel free to email Abby Book, Assistant Director for Employer & Alumni Engagement, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Encourage Your Human Resources Department to Recruit at Messiah
Many HR departments are connected with college career centers as a way of recruiting for open positions. There are many ways for them to recruit talented Messiah grads, and sometimes the best way to learn about them is from one of their own successful employees who happens to be a grad!
If you have questions about any of these opportunities or want to learn about additional ways to give back, please contact the Career and Professional Development Center at 717.766.2511, ext. 6016 or email@example.com.