Stritch graduate, you will join a network of more than 32,000 alumni,
earning automatic membership in the Cardinal Stritch University Alumni Association, which
offers you a lifetime of benefits. For a complete list of benefits, please
Update Your Email Address
Your Stritch email account will end six months after your last day of classes, so be
sure to update
your email address with the Alumni Association in order to keep in
touch. Just email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Sign up now to receive our electronic monthly Alumni Newsletter.
Update Your Social Media Profiles
Update Your LinkedIn Profile - Ensure that your graduation and degree are updated on your LinkedIn profile. This makes it easier to connect with professionals in your industry and other Stritch alumni. By adding your degree from Cardinal Stritch University on your profile, your experience will be reflected on our official University page in our graduation and placement information.
Update Your Facebook Profile - Ensure that Cardinal Stritch University and your graduation year is updated on your Facebook profile. This makes it easier to find other alumni or firends-of-friends in your network.
Network with Other Alumni - On LinkedIn, join the members-only alumni association group to stay in touch and network. On Facebook, get updates from the alumni association and the University.
graduation around the corner, now is the time to evaluate your goals and
develop your plan. Contact Career Services if you would like to meet
with a career counselor to discuss your career decision-making, graduate school
options, or job search strategies.
Checklist for Graduates
a job search plan. Career Services staff are happy to help you develop
your resume and cover letters.
your StritchConnect profile,
post a resume for employer viewing, and review job postings.
on your career network.
Approximately 75% of positions are filled through networking. Do your
friends, family, and professional contacts know you are graduating soon?
your interviewing skills in a mock interview.
a professional organization in your career field.
you plan to attend graduate school, make sure now is a strategic time for the career you're planning and pay close attention to submission deadlines. Request Career Services to review your personal statement,
which will accompany your application. Remember to provide your references
with an adequate amount of advanced notice for letters of recommendation
in order to ensure an excellent letter.
to build your career-related experience through internships,
part-time jobs, or volunteerism.
up free contact card templates from Career Services.
career fairs including the WorkForce Career & Internship
Fair in February.
- Evaluate,negotiate, and
accept a job offer.
your success stories with Career Services in our Graduate Survey.
Services Stay in Touch with You
StritchConnect is the
Career Services resource for job postings, the employer database and career
research tools. StritchConnect is also the best way for Career Services to stay
in touch with you as a graduate. Please
create or update your profile today with an email address you use regularly.
Your initial username is your Stritch ID number and the initial password is “stritch.”
Please contact Career Services at (414) 410-4157 if you have questions about
registering for StritchConnect.
Services for Alumni
Services resources are available to alumni at no cost. We are available to
assist you with all of your career-related activities, including:
career choices that are right for you.
options and developing effective job search strategies.
and researching potential local, national, and international employers.
effective resumes and other written employment search correspondence.
your interviewing techniques and negotiating your salary and benefit
job offers and reaching a decision that supports your goals and future