Take your education further

The Office of Career Development provides career assistance to Alvernia University alumni. We can help alumni find jobs, research graduate schools, prepare for interviews and more.


Job Search

Handshake is an online, job and internship database available to alumni.  Add your work experiences, skills, interests, and organizations to your profile to attract top employers and land your next job.  Download the app and keep up with the latest opportunities!

Focus2 is an interactive experience which utilizes a variety of assessments to match alumni with over 1,000 career options. 


Interview Preparation

You never get a second chance to make a first impression. The Office of Career Development provides helpful tips on types of interviews, questions to consider and post-interview etiquette. You can also participate in a mock interview.


Résumé and Cover Letter Review

An updated résumé and cover letter are essential to a successful job search. We can help you revise your current résumé and cover letter.

In-person appointments are preferred, but email and phone consultations are available for alumni who cannot travel to campus. Résumés submitted via email will take a minimum of 3-5 business days to review.


Help Current Students and Alumni

Consider sharing your experience with current students and new graduates. 

  • Post your company's job opening on Handshake.
  • Participate in on-campus recruiting.
  • Provide a current student or recent graduate with a job shadowing opportunity.
  • Host an intern.
  • Assist with résumé critiques and mock interviews.


Career Development Office Hours

In person Career Development services available:
Monday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM 
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM 
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM*
Thursday  8:30 AM - 4:30 PM 
Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM 


*Additional evening hours are available by appointment.


Contact Career Development

Career Development Office:
400 Saint Bernadine Street
Bernardine Hall, Suite 103
Reading, PA 19607
Phone: 610-790-2878


Email: career.development@alvernia.edu

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