Davidson alumni, parents and families are encouraged to take advantage of and support the broader Davidson career network.
When you seek career support or give your time, talent and expertise to help current students and alumni, you help to keep the Davidson network strong. Watch this video highlighting the below opportunities with personal perspectives from Donnie Johnson '00 and Kat Forbis '19.
Jobs, Internships and Research
Post or apply for opportunities on the Handshake portal, or recruit students on campus to work, intern, or do research with your organization. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more and to get set up.
Career Advising for Alumni
Whether you graduated one, five or 30 years ago, advisers in the Betty and B. Frank Matthews II ’49 Center for Career Development (Matthews Center) are available to advise you about your career and support your success. Many of the Matthews Center's resources are available for alumni use. Contact email@example.com or call 704-894-2132 to schedule an appointment and learn more.
Find Davidson connections on LinkedIn and start conversations by joining the Davidson College Network group (7,000 members strong) and additional industry-specific Davidson groups (found through a Group search). You can also plug Davidson College into "Education" when using the LinkedIn search functionality to find Davidsonians in your field.
Job Shadowing Program
Host a student for 1-3 days at work through our externship program.
Minimize expenses for students pursuing career-related experiences by hosting a student in your home.
Connect with alumni, families and friends nationwide through 40 regional chapters. Many chapters hold networking events throughout the year.
Industry Partners and Startups
Connect with students, faculty, industry partners and entrepreneurs on projects and collaborations via the Jay Hurt Hub for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.