Thinking of a Career Transition

Villanova University's career resources aren't just for new graduates - The Career Center offers support for alumni of all ages and at all stages of their careers.

If you are considering a career change, Villanova's alumni career resources can be a helpful way to explore your interests, break into a new industry and take the next step in your career.

Start with these resources, and don't hesitate to contact the Villanova University Alumni Association or Villanova Career Center to learn more!


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 graduates.

Personalized Career Advice

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.

Experienced Resume Guide

Villanova University’s concise one-page guide is full of tips and tricks to elevate your experienced-level resume. Following this guide will ensure your formatting is effective and content is relevant for today’s human resources hiring practices.

Presentation: Resumes for the Experienced Professional

This presentation thoroughly reviews best practices for experienced professionals who want their resume to stand out in today’s job market. Topics include: identifying transferable skills, how to write a professional summary, and understanding applicant tracking systems and why they are crucial to the creation and customization of your resume.

The Villanova University Career Center's counselors can discuss your interests and strengths and help create a strategy for your professional development. Log in to your Handshake account to schedule an appointment. Call the Career Center at 610-519-4060 if you need assistance.

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.