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Career Development

Services for Alumni

Once an Eagle, Always an Eagle!

As alumni of Spalding University, you can meet with the Career Development Center at anytime. Whether you have just graduated or looking for your next move after building your career, Spalding University Career Development Center can help you!

  • Resume and Cover Letter Review
  • Mock Interviews
  • Assistance with Job Search
  • Networking Events
  • Workshops
  • Assistance with LinkedIn Accounts
  • Access to Handshake Virtual Job Board


Alumni Mentor Program

Would you like to give back to Spalding University while also building your resume? The Alumni Mentor Program at Spalding University is just the way to do that!


How it works:

You are paired with a current third or fourth year Spalding University student on a path to pursue a career in your current field. You and the student meet five times (once per month) to discuss goals, networking, career advice and the rewards and challenges of the field. You will host the student for a job shadowing day at your organization to show them the real life work in your job.


Benefits to the Student:

  • Building a personal and professional relationship with a mentor that represents an occupation that they would like pursue.
  • Gaining valuable academic and career advice.
  • First-hand knowledge of what life is like after graduation.
  • Increase in motivation and interest in academic work as their connection to their future career and current studies become more connected.
  • Develop the skills and professional networking strategies.
  • Receive assistance in resume development and interview skills.


Benefits to the Mentor

  • Remain Active in the Spalding University Community
  • A Great Resume Builder – Showcase teamwork, communication, teaching, and other skills
  • Increase your strategic planning and critical thinking skills.
  • Share your knowledge and expertise with students new to the field.
  • Share your lessons learned.
  • Enhance job satisfaction.
  • Develop professional relationships.
  • Practice interpersonal skills.
  • Your mentee can provide a fascinating link to what is happening in the younger, less experienced part of your industry.
  • Improve supervisory skills.