But wait! I’m going to miss CCD!
This post was written by Jaclyn Gaines ’16, CCD Peer Career Ambassador
The day has finally arrived… The Babson Class of 2014 has officially graduated. You are now alumni. Weird to say, isn’t it?
But before you put your Babson days behind you, keep in mind that CCD is here to help you even after you leave the Babson bubble. With a variety of resources available to help you achieve your career goals, CCD wants you to stay connected after graduation. Here are some great resources CCD has to offer for Babson alumni!
ONLINE WORKSHOPS & WEBINARS
Be sure to check out these awesome online workshops to help you with your job search. Topics range from Resume Writing Basics, Networking and Interviewing, and more.
JOB SEARCH RESOURCES
Check our job postings on Career Connections for employment opportunities. Just contact the Alumni & Friends Network office for your username and password at 781-239-4562 or email firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com. (NOTE: if you are within 6 months of graduation and Portal is still active, you should log in through the Hub for access to Career Connections just as you did when you were a student)
DATABASES FOR IDUSTRY AND COMPANY RESEARCH
As an alumnus, you still have access to the great career development research databases you had at your disposal as a student. Don’t forget to reengage with Horn Library (781-239-4596) which also houses many useful resources for job searching. Just call the Alumni & Friends Network (781-239-4562) get a Babson alumnus ID card to access resources in the library.
Never stop networking! Babson’s Regional and International Clubs host a variety of networking opportunities and a range of education, social and community service. Be sure to check out the clubs’ LinkedIn groups for details and networking opportunities!
LINKEDIN AND FACEBOOK
Be sure to join Babson’s official group on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Babson-College-Community-39858/about and follow us on Facebook:
CAREER AFFINITY NEWTORKS & REGIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL CLUBS
CANs offer industry-specific panel/keynote presentations and networking forums. Be sure to find them on LinkedIn for additional opportunities to extend your networking reach.
The Alumni Directory is a great way to connect with your fellow Babson peers. The Directory maintains contact information and allows you to search the alumni community based on a variety of criteria, including industry, company, and class year. It is implied that an alumnus that provides his/her contact information is open to being contacted by a fellow alumnus, so feel free to reach out!
Be sure to stay in touch with CCD advisors as they are available for 1:1 virtual career advising.
Congratulations to the Class of 2014! Good luck in your future endeavors, and make sure to stay connected with CCD as new alumni!