Finding a Job After College – Career Resources for Alumni at Grace Christian University

Feb 5, 2024 | Blog

You’re nearing the end of your college experience. Congratulations! You’ve put in the hard work it takes to complete your degree. Now, you’re ready for the next step of beginning the start of your career. Finding a job after college can be a nerve-wracking experience. Will you be able to find something that’s a good fit for you? What if you feel stuck in a career that doesn’t seem like it fits your calling? And where should you even start in searching for an employer?

At Grace Christian University, our commitment to our students doesn’t end when they don the cap and gown. Our mission is to “Graduate Courageous Ambassadors For Christ Who Make An Eternal Impact Wherever They Go.” When you finish your degree at Grace, it’s just the beginning of making an eternal impact in the world around you. 

Because of this, we’re invested in our alumni and in helping them continue to find their calling in the world. Are you an alumni, or nearly finished with your degree and on the hunt for a job? If so, we’ve created resources for you to support you in your professional path.

Alumni Career Resource Center

Our Alumni Career Resource Center is a hub for career exploration and professional development tools. This page is packed full of tools that will help guide you on your journey of finding a career that will help you best impact your community and the world.

This resource page includes:

Career Exploration Tools

Not sure which career interests you? The tools in this area of our career resource center can help you assess your interests and match them with a career that fits.

Resume and Cover Letter Development

Once you find a job posting that you’re interested in, it takes a professional, well-developed resume and cover letter in order to have a good shot at landing an interview and getting the job. Creating a high-quality resume and cover letter can be intimidating, but we’ve provided tools to help make the process easy, so you can create excellently-developed documents to send to potential employers.

Job and Internship Search

Next, where should you start when it comes to looking for open positions? Sites like Indeed.com are great resources. But did you know that many employers specifically love to hire Grace students and alumni? Our Job and Internship Search area of our Career Resource Center provides links to our job board and other job search engines. Check them out to look for available opportunities.

Career and Research Tools

This area gives you valuable data about potential careers. It will point you toward answers about salary, growth opportunity, educational preparation, and more concerning various industries.

LinkedIn

Do you have a LinkedIn profile? This networking tool is a valuable opportunity that allows you to showcase your credentials and connect with potential employers. Many employers may even look through your LinkedIn profile if they’re considering hiring you.

Starting your LinkedIn profile is an excellent step in the right direction when it comes to finding a job after college.

Mock Interviews

Nervous about an upcoming interview? We’ll help you prepare! Check out this section of our Alumni Career Resource Center to practice with mock interview questions so that you can crush your interview!

Alumni Job Board

Ready to find a job? Our Alumni Job Board is created specifically with our graduates, students, and friends of the university in mind.

Employers love hiring Grace grads because our alumni are well known for their hard work, professional skill sets, and hearts to serve.

If you’re looking for a job that fits your skill set, browse through our job board to find employers that are already excited to hire Grace Christian University graduates.

Explore God’s Calling for Your Life with a Fulfilling Career

Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ. Colossians 3:23-24

At Grace Christian University, we know that God has made each individual with specific skills and gifts to build up the body of Christ. Finding a job after college doesn’t have to be scary. It’s an exciting time to dive deeper into how the Lord will use your gifts to serve and bless others.

Whether you land a career in ministry, in the business world, or in another field, we know that God has people for each one of us to serve and touch.

Whether you’re a recent alumni looking to start your career, or you’re already in the workforce but considering continuing your education, Grace Christian University has tools and resources for you to help you thrive in your God-given calling.

Want to learn more? Request more info today!

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