Arcadia Alumni

Alumni Career Education

Career Support for Alumni

The Arcadia University Alumni Association and the Office of Career Education offer career events, career counseling, and resources to help you reach your professional goals. 

Workshops and Seminars

Alumni Career Services and lifelong learning workshops, seminars, and discussions are held throughout the year on campus, in your local area, and online. Visit the Alumni Events Calendar or call 215-517-2566 to find the next program in your area.

Student Mentoring: Share Your Career Perspective 

Through the Alumni Career Mentor Program, you have the opportunity to be matched with current Arcadia students based on similar interests, majors, geographic location, and career goals. It is a great way for you to share your experience and expertise with the next generation of Arcadians.

Alumni Career Mentor Program

Alumni-to-Alumni Mentoring

The Alumni Career Mentor Program also provides opportunities for mid- and senior-level professionals to mentor and provide guidance to our recent graduates who are in their early- to mid-career stages. If you are interested in becoming a mentor to other alumni or in requesting a mentor, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@arcadia.edu or 215-517-2566.

The Office of Career Education 

The mission of the Office of Career Education (OCE) is to educate and create connections for the Arcadia University community in order to facilitate the holistic career development of undergraduate students, graduate students, and alumni. The OCE is located in Knight Hall, Suite 100.  The OCE assists alumni with services that include:

  • Career exploration and planning 
  • Networking and job search strategies 
  • Applying to graduate school
  • Preparing for interviews 
  • Developing application materials (résumés, cover letters, LinkedIn)

Arcadia alumni who have matriculated one semester toward a degree (undergraduate or graduate) are eligible to schedule up to four coomplimentary meetings with a professional Career Educator. Additionally, alumni may attend OCE events and access online career resources and career guidance materials. To schedule an appointment with a Career Educator, please visit Handshake, Arcadia's online career hub for both students and alumni. 

Recruiting Talent for Your Organization at Arcadia 

The Office of Career Education welcomes alumni to share their career expertise and recruit students for positions within their organizations through recruiting events such as On-campus Interview Week (held each semester), the Knights Networking Series (industry-based networking receptions held each semester), and the annual Internship and Career Fair (held each March).

If you are interested in having your organization participate in a recruiting event, please email recruit@arcadia.edu for more information. If you are interested in participating in Arcadia's recruiting events as a job seeker, please register for upcoming networking events and fairs in Handshake. Note: Alumni are not eligible to apply for positions through On-campus Interview Week.