For Alumni


The Villanova University Alumni Association offers year-round networking and professional development opportunities for alumni through a mix of on-campus, off-campus and online programs. Check out the Alumni Association's Professional Development site to take advantage of these resources, and scroll below to learn about Career Center services and resources that are available to all Villanova alumni. 


Note that all resources marked with an asterisk (*) can be accessed via a Handshake account.


Explore Your Options



Career Counseling

Sit down with a career counselor to discuss your interests and strengths and create a strategy for your professional development. Log in to your Handshake account to schedule an appointment. Call our office at 610-519-4060 if you need assistance.




The Official Villanova University Network group on LinkedIn connects Villanovans around the world! Membership is open to all University graduates and students. Be sure to visit Villanova University's Career Community: a space where current students and alumni can connect with other alumni to discuss career-specifics topics, issues, and advice.



Assess your interests and strengths*

From the comfort of home, FOCUS enables you to self-assess your career-relevant personal qualities and explore career fields and major areas of study that are most compatible with your assessment results. This is a good choice for recent grads. 

For experienced alumni, and for those wanting professional guidance, visit the Career Center for a counselor-guided assessment like the Strong Interest Inventory or MBTI. Log in to your Handshake account to schedule your initial appointment. Call our office at 610-519-4060 if you need assistance.


Career Insider

Career Insider powered by Vault*

View comprehensive online career resources. Content is updated daily. Industry and Career Guides, Employer Profiles, A Day in the Life and more.


Find Your Opportunity



Changing careers or moving to a new region?  Find your next job on Handshake, our modern and intuitive Career Service Management Platform. Many positions are entry level, but our number of experienced-level positions available is growing.


Career Shift

Career Shift: a one-stop job search engine*

Access every publicly posted job listing on the entire internet in one space on Career Shift. Access in-depth information about staff contacts and companies positing jobs. Record, save and store your correspondence history records automatically.

Land the Job

Connect with Fellow Wildcats

Check out the Alumni Association's upcoming professional development events and full events calendar for opportunities to connect with fellow Villanovans online and in person.


Going Global

Search for a Job Overseas*

Going Global has expert advice for finding jobs at home and abroad. 80,000 country-specific career and employment resources, corporate profiles and worldwide internship & job postings.



Cover Letter and Resume Reviews

Visit the Career Center for dozens of workshops or individual counseling appointments on resume polishing, and effective cover letter writing.


Events & Online Resources

Alumni are invited to all Career Center sponsored career fairs. Check out the upcoming events and career fairs, and those organizations that attended previous events.

Additional Career Resources are available. There are numerous sites listed by industry and geography in Additonal Job Search Resources.

Links to Area Employers by industry such as Finance, Healthcare, HR, Technology, Business Firms, Marketing, Media, Real Estate and Hospitality are also valuable tools.



Interview Practice*

Practice in person with a career counselor or if you have a webcam, check out InterviewStream. It is a customizable web based practice interview tool that helps candidates gain confidence by better knowing and preparing themselves for interviews. Alumni can conduct self-assessments or share their answers with a counselor for more personalized feedback.

Hire a Wildcat

Post opportunities through Handshake.

Alumni Association Information

Villanova University Alumni Association


All Villanova alumni are eligible to take advantage of the various events and programs that the Villanova University Alumni Association has to offer. Resources include:

  • A searchable directory of alumni based on career field and place of employment
  • Official LinkedIn group and subgroups
  • Online webinars and virtual networking events
  • On- and off-campus networking and professional development events
  • Opportunities for alumni to support student professional development
  • Online calendar of Alumni Association-sponsored events

Click here to visit the Alumni Association's professional development resource page



Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday: 9 am - 5 pm

Walk-in Hours: 11 am - 3 pm during Fall & Spring semesters when classes are in session

Phone: 610-519-4060

Office Location: Garey Hall 117

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Villanova Professional Plans

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