As an Alumni Association, we organize social events and keep you informed about job opportunities and developmental programs. The mission of the Alumni Association is to connect alumni to the University and each other, to provide valued services to members, and to support the Latin American Campus’s teaching and service mission.
Sometimes it only takes that one connection to change a life. The Alumni Relations department is the alumni resource for professional development, networking, and job-seeking. Have questions or feedback? Email firstname.lastname@example.org for all Alumni needs and doubts.
Update your Information
Updating your information with the Alumni Association is now easier than ever. You can change your home address, work address, e-mail address, and other information online by completing our secure survey, which will help you connect with us and be informed about many professional opportunities. Or you may also contact our Department of Alumni Relations directly at email@example.com
If you would like to receive weekly job opportunities please contact firstname.lastname@example.org It will support you in finding jobs or staying informed of new opportunities.
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Career Services and Internship Opportunities
Benefits and advantages of an internship
Students all have their educational experience in common. What stands out to employers is those students who ALSO have work experiences by the time they graduate. This automatically makes them more marketable; as they may require less training and are assumed to be able to handle more responsibilities. In addition to the specialized skills of your field, transferable skills are generally required at any job, e.g. communication/interpersonal skills, computer proficiency, and teamwork.
Most students enter college with an idea of a major or career path and end up changing their minds. Exploring is an essential part of the academic process, and gaining work experience is a great way for students to acquaint themselves with a field they are looking to learn about. By the time of graduation, the students have confidence that the degrees they are receiving are the right ones for them.
Many people learn best by being hands-on. But everyone can benefit from seeing what they have been learning in class put to action, whether it’s in a chemistry research lab, a marketing development meeting, or a substance abuse counseling session.
It’s all about whom you know. As a student intern, you are surrounded by industry professionals that you seek access to. It’s more than just about getting a grade, earning credit, or making money. This is an opportunity to learn from everyone around you, ask questions, and impress them with eagerness. These people can be your future colleagues or the connection to your first job
Learn your strengths and weaknesses by creating learning objectives and receiving feedback from your supervisor. It is a unique learning opportunity you may never have again as a working adult. Embrace the mistakes that you will make and the many things you don’t know. Ask questions, observe, and take risks.
Practice makes perfect. If you have learned about a specific technique in the classroom, you can test it out in the world of work. Then you’ll be much more equipped with the method