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Alumni Career Resources

Career Tools for Alumni

The Walden University Planning and Development offers a wide range of resources for Walden University Alumni.  Learn more about the OptimalResume system, iGrad Job Genius, live webinar and event offerings, and much more!


Register for Upcoming Webinars and Events

Develop Your Professional Brand for Career Success


Are you wondering how to best communicate your unique value and strengths to employers and other professionals in your field? Join Walden University’s Career Planning and Development staff and College of Management and Human Potential faculty as we share resources and insights for developing a strong professional brand to leave a positive, lasting impression. During this interactive program, we will share tips for communicating your brand on resumes and LinkedIn profiles, during interviews, and while engaging in professional activities and supporting healthy communities.

This program is offered exclusively for College of Management and Human Potential students and alumni and will include a faculty panel representing business and management, healthcare administration, and industrial/organizational psychology programs. 

Thursday, June 16th at 7 p.m. ET
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Career Planning and Development: Office Hours

Do you have a question about your career that you would like to ask the Career Planning team? Join us for office hours! During this live event, you will video chat with your fellow students, alumni, and a representative of the Career Planning and Development staff.

In this session, there will be two discussion booths where you can get your questions answered on Resumes & CVs and Career Exploration. Join the conversation to learn more about how to explore career options, research potential employers, perfect your application materials, and more!

Tuesday, May 17th at 6 p.m. ET
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In this session, there will be two discussion booths where you can get your questions answered on Networking and Interviewing. Join the conversation to learn more about how to prepare for job interviews, get involved in professional associations, leave a lasting impression, and more!

Thursday, June 23rd at 12 noon ET
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Build Resumes, Cover Letters, and Career Portfolios

Did you know that OptimalResume offers 400+ resume, cover letter, and career portfolio samples to help you market your skills, experience, and academic knowledge?

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OptimalResume is a career management tool that can help you build stellar resumes, cover letters, and portfolios.  Register on OptimalResume using your Walden email address to start using this system! 

Note: If you do not remember your Walden email or need to re-activate your account, contact Walden Student Customer Care at:

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OptimalResume Tip:  Visit the ResumeBuilder and LetterBuilder modules to view resume samples and cover letter samples.

Need more tools to stand out as a skilled professional?  Watch these short videos:

Share Jobs and Internships with Students and Alumni

Are you an employer or member of the Walden community who would like to share job and internship opportunities with Walden University students and graduates? 

Register on the Walden Job and Internship Search Locator to connect with talented students and graduates.

Refer to the step-by-step Getting Started Guide for Employers to get started today!

Find New Opportunities Using iGrad Job Search

Walden Job and Internship Locator is a powerful, user-friendly job board that allows Walden students and alumni to search for jobs and internships, including postings exclusively for the Walden community.  Start your job or internship search today! 

Employers who are interested in sharing open positions are invited to post on the Walden Job and Internship Locator.‚Äč