85% of Jobs are Filled Through Networking
There’s an age-old saying that states, “It’s not what you know, but who you know.” In today’s professional world – although it is clearly important to know about the industry, to have a great educational background, and the soft skills of clear, analytical, and innovative thinking, excellent communication skills, and the ability to solve complex problems – knowing the right people can help you land the perfect job or internship.
Christendom College has a robust alumni network, as well as many employers who continually recruit from our alumni base. We bring in alumni to speak to the students, giving them insights into their field of work, and we have an Alumni Mentor Program designed to assist students network, gain insights, build relationships, and find the perfect job.
Life on Tap Alumni Networking
Life on Tap is a networking program managed by the Career & Professional Development Office. Speakers for this program are alumni of the college, and there are 3-4 of these events each semester.
Another speaker series, specifically for non-alumni, is called Outside the Box, and these are held once or twice a year.
In all cases, the purpose is to give students the opportunity to hear from successful alumni and friends, and learn more about specific industries and to network with the many speakers.
Click on the icons below to learn more about these fields and to watch recordings of alumni Life on Tap talks.
Other Life on Taps have included First Responders, Recent Grads Panel, Military, Project Management, and the Trades. View more by clicking the button.