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Career Support for Recent Graduates and Alumni

Whether you are a seasoned professional or someone who graduated this year and are still defining your path, we can help you determine the next steps. Review our suite of services and online tools below, and if you are within one year of graduation, you are welcome to set up a one-on-one appointment with your college-affiliated career advisor through Handshake.

  Explore Careers  

Check out information on different ways that you can use your major, interactive career research tools and on-campus events to help you as a job seeker.

  Prepare Yourself  

Help with resumes, cover letters, interview skills and networking are just some of the ways we assist our graduates. The OSU Alumni Association also offers a lifetime of resources to help Beavers find their place in the workforce, including resume reviews and career consultations.

Find Career Opportunities

Explore a myriad of general job search tools and search engines, like Handshake, plus resources for government, nonprofit and global opportunities.

Research Grad School

The Career Development Center website provides helpful tips as you go through the graduate school application process. If you graduated from OSU within the past year, we can provide personalized guidance and feedback on application materials.

Get Engaged on Campus

Our alumni are essential to making an impact for Oregon State University students. Explore some of the ways you can make a difference in the lives of students both on and off campus.

Share Your Expertise

Speak on a panel or contribute to course content in your field, online or in person. Interested in hosting a student experience? Host an informational interview or a job shadow.


Learn about the benefits of hiring Oregon State students, as well as how to build a relationship between your organization and the Career Development Center.

Give Back

Enjoy the various perks of sponsorship, such as priority access to career fairs, when your organization gives back to the Career Development Center.

Explore Online Tools

Network with employers across the country with Handshake. This mobile first platform is your tool to research and apply for jobs and internships. If you are looking to post a job, create an employer account.

Handshake Login Request an Alumni Handshake Account



OSU Connections is a networking platform specific to Oregon State University. Create an account, log in, and begin building your professional connections. OSU Connections is a good way to get introduced to like-minded Beavers and find job possibilities. The directory lists thousands of OSU alumni and their current jobs and industries.


OSU Connections