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Build Your Career

Looking for career support as Stanford alumni? Take advantage of the resources offered through the Stanford Alumni Association. Check it out at Career Connect

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Stanford Alumni Association Career Connect

Career Connect offers an online collection of all career resources from the Stanford Alumni Association and beyond. You can also connect with fellow alumni via the Alumni Directory, search job postings, and learn about career events in your area.

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Register with Handshake, BEAM's online platform that connects students to employers. As an alumni, you can:
• Access full-time job postings and create a profile viewable to all employers who recruit at Stanford
• View a calendar of events and career fairs
• Subscribe to industry email newsletters

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Career Coaching

First-year alumni are eligible for appointments with BEAM Career Coaches for help with job search strategy, career exploration, and more. Schedule your appointment via Handshake for in-person, phone or Skype appointments. If you graduated over a year ago, go to the Stanford Alumni Association’s website for a list of additional career coaches, along with guidelines on how to select a coach.

Venture Events (Formerly Career Fairs) 

Stanford hosts 20+ Venture Events during the academic year, covering a wide variety of industries, majors and degree levels. Venture Events are not only open to all students, but alumni as well. These fairs are an excellent way to connect with employers to learn about opportunities and what skills they are seeking. 



Manage your Letters of Recommendations

Interfolio is an online credential file management service for colleges and universities. Visit Interfolio to register for a free account and visit the dossier section of the site.