Becoming an Alumni Advisor is an easy way to help students and alumni of all ages jumpstart their careers and make the most of their professional journeys. By having career conversations and offering resume critiques and mock interviews, Alumni Advisors play an invaluable role in the success of fellow alumni and students. Learn more below and create your profile today!
How It Works
Complete the online registration or connect your account to your LinkedIn profile to streamline the process. Once entered, all your personal contact information will remain private.
Select Your Availability
A convenient calendar tool allows you to identify when you’re available to offer advice. Set your profile to “active” or “inactive” based on your schedule. You can also set how many consultation you want to provide each month.
Share Your Expertise
Once an adivce seeker selects your profile, the Alumni Advisor program will take it from there—from scheduling the phone or online meeting to collecting feedback following the consultation.
Who Can Join
All UMass Amherst alumni are eligible and encouraged to volunteer as Alumni Advisors. By sharing your expertise and knowledge with current students, recent grads and fellow alumni, you’re strengthening the global network of UMass Amherst alumni.