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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.

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, and the number of experienced-level job opportunities is growing.

For help accessing Handshake, watch our Alumni Login Instructions video. 

If you still have questions after watching the video, please contact

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

Big Interview is an online system that combines training and practice to help improve interview techniques and build confidence.

Alumni have at their disposal a variety of tools including:

  • Challenging, virtual mock interviews for all experience levels and dozens of industries
  • A database of thousands of interview questions with tips on how to answer them
  • The ability to rate and share interview answers for feedback
  • A comprehensive video training curriculum covering all aspects of landing a job
  • A step-by-step interview Answer Builder for crafting answers to behavioral questions

To Register:

  1. Go to and click "Register" in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Complete the registration process using your Villanova email addressIf you use another email address (gmail, ymail, etc.), your access will not be approved.
  3. If you do not currently have a Villanova email account, please request one here.
  4. After registering, you'll receive a confirmation email at your Villanova email address. Click "Verify" in the email, and you'll be able to start using Big Interview!

Throughout the year, career fairs and recruiting events are planned to connect students and alumni with organizations offering full-time jobs and internships. 

Villanova University partners with an organization that hosts multi-university Alumni-Only Career Fairs in dozens of cities across the U.S.  Learn more about upcoming fairs near you at:

View other upcoming campus-related career events.

Nova Network - Villanova's professional networking platform

The Nova Network is Villanova's official, new social and professional network.

Click here to join the Nova Network to find Villanovans in your industry and local area, discuss career-related topics and access resources for your professional development. Check out this 3-minute video to see how it works.