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Career Resources

Looking for career support as a Stanford alum? Take advantage of the resources offered through BEAM and the Stanford Alumni Association.

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.

Stanford Alumni Association Career Connect

Real World Playbook

Real World Playbook is for all Stanford student. Designed by a team of twenty-somethings who have made the mistakes and done the homework for you, this comprehensive and easy-to-understand course will help you navigate the financial, health, living, and, work-related decisions you will encounter after school. (Not to mention, it’s cartoon-based and has all sorts of tools and resources!) Link leads to a Handshake article on how to sign up.

Real World Playbook

Handshake

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, and subscribe to industry email newsletters.

You will need an alumni email address to access Handshake as @stanford.edu email addresses cease to work as SSO options after 6 months of leaving Stanford.

Handshake

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.

Career Coaching

Career Fairs

Stanford hosts 20+ career 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. 

Career Fairs

Interfolio

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.

Interfolio