Your success matters to us!
The Ole Miss Alumni Association has a wealth of resources and career tools to prepare alumni for employment, building or furthering their network, and ultimately finding a job.
Grad CareerFestival: The Alumni Association is giving away 5,000 free tickets to the Class of 2020 to participate in the four-day online Grad CareerFestival, June 23-26. The conference introduces grads to the career philosophies and strategies of 72 of the world’s top career authors and coaches. Graduates will learn critically essential strategies to create an elevator pitch, build their online brand, use social media to land a job, as well as learn traditional networking, resume, interviewing, and job search techniques. Coaches will share the importance of exploring career options, creating a career plan, managing one’s career, and staying current on soft skills and job search strategies. Register Here.
University of Mississippi Career Center: To assist you with your ongoing career development, the University of Mississippi Career Center and the Alumni Association have partnered to expand the career services offered to members of the Ole Miss community. In addition to the services offered all alumni, members of the Alumni Association can schedule career counseling sessions for a reduced fee.
Handshake for Alumni: Ole Miss alumni are welcome to utilize Ole Miss Career Center’s online job board Handshake to search for available opportunities and events hosted by the Career Center.
LinkedIn: The Alumni Association is proud of its long history of keeping alumni connected. Alumni Association members have access to our LinkedIn group, connecting alumni looking for employment with alumni looking to hire their fellow graduates. Click here to request to join.
Alumni Mentorship Program: Great advice often comes from someone who has walked a similar path, and no one knows the value of an Ole Miss education more than you. If you are interested in mentoring a current student, click here to fill out a mentorship form. If you’re a current student or recent graduate in need of a mentor, email Assistant Director Sunny Brown here.
MS Grad Jobs brings together Mississippi employers with job-seekers who want to make a life for themselves in Mississippi. This website enables you to search for jobs that fit your major and sign up to receive periodic emails that highlight opportunities matching your interests and educational background.
Parent Resources: As a parent, you play an important role in your student’s journey to the workplace. Browse these resources to see what the Career Center offers your student and to see how you can be instrumental in your student’s career development.
Health Insurance: Many states across the US have opened special enrollment periods for health insurance due to job loss as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Ole Miss Alumni Insurance Program has partnered with eHealth to help you navigate these changes and find affordable health coverage. Visit this link for more information.
Alumni Association Membership: Membership in the Alumni Association gives you access to our powerful nationwide club network, discounts on Career Center services, and much more. Click here for membership options.
In addition to the Career Center, some schools on campus offer online career resources specific to their areas. Click below for links.