We are very proud of our graduates! We know that alumni from our department have gone on to pursue successful careers in academia, the nonprofit sector, business, government, law, and many other fields.
We would like to extend an invitation to our alumni to return to campus and share their experiences in the workforce or graduate school. Our current undergraduates would benefit from hearing how your Villanova degree - and especially courses in your major - have helped you throughout the years. Your experience in and insight about your career field and workplace are very valuable. Please don’t hesitate to contact the Department’s Chair, Dr. Bob DeFina (610-519-4482) with your interest! We welcome alumni at all stages of their careers, from recent graduates to established professionals. Check out what a few of our graduates had to say at our 2013 Career Event for Majors!
In addition, we are actively looking to expand our network of alumni who are interested in providing internship opportunities for our current undergraduates. We recognize that internships are powerful means for our students in selecting the right career path, in building their credentials, and in preparing for success in the workplace. Students appreciate the chance to see firsthand what alumni choose to do and gain practical experience in a particular field of interest. An internship can be in the fall and/or spring semester, or over the summer. The total number of hours and schedule per week are flexible and can be based on your needs and availability. Compensation is optional and in some cases students may opt to apply the internship towards course credit. We would be delighted to hear from you with your interest in serving an internship sponsor and can work with you to set up this opportunity for our students. Please contact the Chair, Dr. DeFina (610-519-4482) to initiate the process.
We would also be happy to introduce you to our current faculty members and provide you with an opportunity to hear about their ongoing research projects, their work with students, and much more. Please feel free to review the profiles of our faculty and contact Dr. DeFina to express your interest in setting up an informal gathering.
Finally, we encourage you to connect with other alumni through Villanova’s Alumni Association which lists events and opportunities for alumni to network, volunteer, catch up with friends, give back to Villanova, act as ambassadors for the university, and much more. Villanova University also offers NovaNetwork, an online community exclusively for Villanova alumni where you can access an alumni directory, search for career opportunities, and share updates.