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Alumni

The Career Center recognizes that career development is a lifelong, ongoing process that does not end when you graduate. All alumni are welcome to utilize the Career Center web resources and participate in our events and programs.  As of March 1st, 2017, only alumni who have graduated within the last 5 years (May 2012 - present) with an undergraduate or graduate degree from CofC are eligible for career counseling support and/or in-person appointments. Alumni who graduated 5+ years ago are eligible for 1 phone or Skype consultation. 

We also invite you to explore the many ways you can assist us in providing resources to our students, including offering full-time jobs and internships, job shadowing and additional programs to support students.  For more information, please see our Get Involved page.

Alumni Career Counseling*
(By appointment only)
We offer a variety of services depending on your needs, including the following: career counseling, job search strategy, resume writing, interviewing, career networking and access to job leads, salary negotiation, interpretation/consultation for Myers-Briggs Personality Type Indicator and Strong Interest Inventory (fees apply). To schedule an appointment, please call 843.953.5692. *Only alumni who have graduated within the last 5 years (May 2012 - present) with an undergraduate or graduate degree from CofC are eligible for career counseling support and/or in-person appointments. Alumni who graduated 5+ years ago are eligible for 1 phone or Skype consultation. 

As an alumnus, you are welcome to attend our Fall and Spring career fairs.  We invite you to network with potential employers for new opportunities or register your company to recruit College of Charleston students.  For more information, please see our Employers page.

Alumni Career Videos
We are proud to offer alumni an all-new video series "How to Outsmart, Outmaneuver and Outhustle Your Competition in a Difficult Job Market". This self-paced video series is a  fresh, new approach to how to get a new or better job. You will need to login to MyCofC to access the video series.

Online Resources

•    MyCofC is the alumni online community
•    CougarJobLink - the Career Center's job posting site for alumni and students of the College of Charleston
•    Alumni Chapters across country and the world

Networking & LinkedIn
• College of Charleston Alumni & Student Career Network
• College of Charleston Alumni
• Using LinkedIn
• Getting Started with LinkedIn video tutorial

Helpful Web Links

Top Job Sites

Graduate School Information

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