Alumni

Are you looking for a new job or interested in changing careers?  Schedule an appointment by logging onto our new system, Handshake.

Wherever Your Path Leads...

Career & Life Planning is here for you: through career changes & resume revisions; whether you are local or across the country.

Use Handshake, our new online career portal, to schedule an appointment, access job boards and other resources.

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Services

Resume/Cover Letter Review

Staff in Career & Life Planning are happy to review your resume, cover letter or personal statement. Email your document and the corresponding job or graduate school description as Microsoft Word attachments to careercenter@rollins.edu.

In the Orlando Area?

Take full advantage of the following services:
• Career development programs & Career Expo  
• Career Resource Library 
• Appointments 

Not local? Not a problem! 

Regardless of where you are currently located, you may benefit from our online resources:
• Online Job Boards
• Mock Interview Software
• Career Exploration Tools
• Online Appointment Scheduling for In-Person or Phone Appointments
 Learn more.

Alumni Career Network

Created in partnership with the Office of Alumni Relations, the Alumni Career Network exists to help you gain greater access to alumni professionals and career advice. Learn More

Recent Graduates

Not sure where to go or what to do now that you've graduated? Career & Life Planning Staff are here to help you.

Career Exploration
Don't have a job yet? It's okay. Consider the following to build your resume while you continue looking:
Pursuing a gap year experience or working abroad 
Interning 
Peace Corps 
Preparing for Graduate or Professional School 
• Volunteering 
Learn How to Become...


Build Your Resume During Your Job Search
Many professionals focus on database searching during their job search and become frustrated with results. Re-think Your Job Search Strategy & Diversify. 

Attend a local Meetup or Professional Association on a regular basis. 
Learn a new skill through a free online course. 
Connect with Alumni on LinkedIn and start building an e-portfolio.   
Request an informational interview from someone in your field of interest. 

Job Negotiation
Sometimes, you may receive a job offer and find yourself unsure how to respond. Here are some helpful tips:
Evaluate the Job Offer 
• Navigate Salary & Benefits
   ° View PowerPoint 
   ° Watch Video Recording  
• View Sample Correspondence to an Employer:
   ° Acceptance Letter 
   ° Withdrawal Letter 
   ° Decline Letter 

Thriving Your First Year After College
Please note our office is focused on career preparation, planning and experiential learning. Here are some resources to help you thrive during your first year after graduation.
• What to Expect in the Workplace 
Advice For New Professionals 
Design Your First Budget in 30 Minutes
Print Out a Budget WorkSheet 
Consider Advice By Recent Grads, For Recent Grads 
Relocation Essentials

Stay Connected to Rollins

The Rollins Young Alumni Network offers a variety of opportunities to keep you engaged with the College after graduation. Take advantage of central alumni programs like the Alumni Career Network, regional Alumni Clubs, and Alumni Weekend, as well as other free resources and benefits. Learn More

Center for Career and Life Planning
Rollins College
170 W. Fairbanks Bldg. – 1st Floor
1000 Holt Avenue – 2757
Winter Park, Florida  32789
T. 407.646.2195
careercenter@rollins.edu

Office Hours
Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Walk-in Hours
Monday - Thursday: 2 - 4 p.m.