TIP TUESDAY: Partnering with Us

In one whirlwind of a day, you’re in meetings, working on projects and productions, managing life, and building on that very important aspect of your life: your career.

If you follow Emerson College via social media and receive Emerson emails, you may wonder in what way you can work with us, whether it’s for your own career, or for helping current students. We’ve taken the time to provide you with some topics alumni are usually interested in when looking to engage our current students. Check out our topics and their frequently asked questions!:

You Want To See More Emerson Folks!

Q: “I want my company to hire more Emerson interns, even fill some full time openings we might have and I know they’re interested as well. How can I get this going and who do I talk to?”

A: #HireALion!

Throughout the year it’s great to hear from alumni who are eager to support not only their company, but fellow Emersonians who are looking for internships or jobs. Via Handshake, our career platform, we invite you to reach out to us with the position, and a little bit about you and your organization. Also, feel free to use our hashtag #HireALion, one of the many ways we make sure Emerson remains on the map with our employers.

 

You’re Curious About Being a Mentor

Q: “I’ve heard about this way to be a mentor for students called Emerson Connections. What is it and how can I be a part of it?

A: Emerson Connections

Emerson Connections is a virtual community of Emerson alumni who want to be available to support current students and fellow alumni with career guidance. Some areas include:

  • Ways to network
  • Relocating
  • Interviewing effectively
  • A day on the job in a particular field

When you sign up with Emerson Connections, it provides a great way to share detailed information about you, and the advice topics you’ve always wanted to discuss with peers and current students, many of whom love to hear from alumni. Fill out a thorough profile that also provides options for you to personalize how you want to be an Emerson Connections mentor.

 

You’re On The Hunt for YOUR Next Gig

Q: “I’m job searching again but feeling a little stuck and could really use some help. Are there any services for alumni?”

A: Alumni Career Services

Absolutely. Whether it’s career transitioning, preparing for a job interview, setting up informational interviews or just getting your resume looked at, we’re here to make sure that alum have the tools for career management. We also provide webinars, one on one appointments and work with regional alumni networks for industry related events.

 

More Ways To Give Back

Q: “I really want to give back by connecting with more students and helping them. What are some ways I can do that?”

A: Additional Ways to Be A Career Partner

Maybe you’re interested in visiting a class, holding an info session at career services, or even a site visit where you work. Feel free to reach out with questions and suggestions and we’re happy to explore all of the options!

Keep in touch! Email us at careers@emerson.edu or give us a call 617-824-8586.

By Jessica Chance
Jessica Chance Assistant Director, Liaison to Alumni and Graduate Students Jessica Chance