An overview of alumni benefits for Cardinal Stritch University.
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
NOTE: Your Stritch email account ends 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. We communicate most often with our alumni through our monthly
Grow Your Network with LinkedIn
invited to join the Cardinal Stritch University alumni group on LinkedIn.
LinkedIn is a leading professional networking website used by more than 19
million people. Joining will allow you to find and contact more than 2,500
other Stritch alumni members on LinkedIn. The goal of this group is to help
other alumni of Cardinal Stritch University
careers/business through referrals from Stritch group members
more than a name – view professional profiles of fellow Stritch alumni
created a special Stritch alumni group so that alums can grow their networks.
Your network consists of your connections, your connections’ connections, and
the people they know, linking you to thousands of qualified professionals.
Through this members-only group, you can leverage the power of the Stritch
alumni network to connect with other Stritch grads and their connections.
Look for us on Facebook and Twitter, too.
alumni have a presence on Facebook, too. Stay in touch by joining our fan page
at http://www.facebook.com/stritchuniv. Stritch also is on Twitter. Follow us at http://twitter.com/stritchu.
Update your Alumni Information
made it easy to keep in touch! You may email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 Stritch alum.
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 (i.e.
cover letters, thank-you’s, stall letters, follow-up letters, etc.)
your interviewing techniques and negotiating your salary and benefit
job offers and reaching a decision that supports your goals and future
Vist the Career Services webpage for more information.