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!

MyPlan is a career assessment tool available at no cost to Alvernia alumni. Contact our office at career.development@alvernia.edu or 610-790-2878 for the License Code.

Career Advice

The Alumni Career Webinar Series covers topics that include job search tips, social media strategies, preparing for retirement and many more. The site offers a live webinar every week plus over 50 archived webinars for you to view at your own convenience.

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.

Contact Information

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

Hours:
Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Evening hours by appointment

Email: career.development@alvernia.edu


 

Career Development