Alumni Appointments

Alumni Appointments

The Career Development Center offers appointments free of charge for alumni up to 12 months after graduation. Alumni who fall after the 12 month window will be charged $35 per appointment. Alumni can meet one-on-one with staff members to discuss major/career exploration, get assistance with resume/cover letter writing, find an internship or job, and more!

Appointment Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Appointment Cost:

  • 0-12 months after graduation: FREE
  • 12+ months after graduation: $35

PLEASE NOTE:

To schedule your appointment, please call (502) 852-6701.


Appointment Types

  • Career Counseling: Career counseling appointments last 60 minutes and can cover major/career exploration, graduate/professional school information, etc.
  • Career Assessment: This appointment type lasts 60 minutes and is for students who have already taken a career assessment and need to have the results interpreted.
  • Practice Interview: Practice Interviews last 60 minutes and consists of a mock interview to allow students and alumni to practice answering interview questions relevant to their career field.
  • Resume/Cover Letter Reviews: Resume/cover letter reviews typically last 30 minutes or less and are intended for students who need help beginning and/or updating their documents.
  • Internship Search: These appointments consist of identifying internship opportunities students are qualified for, and typically last 60 minutes. Students must have earned a minimum of 45 credit hours and maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA.
  • Full-time Job Search: These appointments consist of identifying full-time job opportunities students or alumni are qualified for, and typically last 60 minutes.

Late Policy

Appointments will be rescheduled when:

  • 10 minutes late for a 30 minute appointment
  • 15 minutes late for a hour appointment

Appointment No-Show Policy

PURPOSE:

To explain the expectations for students/alumni for scheduled appointments. In their interactions with the Career Development Center, students/alumni are expected to model the norms of professional behavior that are commonly found in the workplace.

APPLIES TO:

All current students and alumni who have scheduled appointments with the Career Development Center.

POLICY STATEMENT:

Participants are expected to show up for appointments they have scheduled. If the participant fails to show up for a scheduled appointment and fails to notify the Career Development Center prior to the appointment time, the participant’s access to Career Development Center services may be suspended.

First No-Show/Second No-Show:

  • If the student/alumni no-shows for the first scheduled appointment with any staff member, they will receive an email informing them that they have missed a scheduled appointment.

Third No-Show:

  • The student/alumni will receive an email after the third missed scheduled appointment notifying them that they have been blocked from scheduling any future appointments and blocked from access to the Cards Career Connection powered by Handshake. To remove the block, the student/alumni must contact the staff member with whom they wish to meet to explain why they have missed appointments and to request reinstatement. Reinstatement will be at the discretion of the staff member.

TO APPEAL:

If reinstatement is denied and the student/alumni wishes to appeal the reinstatement decision, they must call the Career Development Center and schedule an appointment with the Director to discuss their appeal.

RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PARTICIPANT:

It is the responsibility of the participant to contact the Career Development Center within 24 hours if they are not able to keep their appointment. If there is a special circumstance, the Center will respond accordingly and make arrangements.

TO CANCEL AN APPOINTMENT:

CONSEQUENCES:

Possible denial of access to Career Development Center services and resources.

CONTACT:

Bill Fletcher at  or (502) 852-4740.