• CampusTap CEO Remy Carpinito

A Day in the Life: CampusTap CEO Remy Carpinito [Video]

CampusTap CEO Remy Carpinito started his own business as a college junior, and today he's helping countless students and alumni pursue passion-based careers through private networking. In the third episode of the "A Day in the Life" video series, Fast Forward picks Carpinito's brain to learn more about the challenges and opportunities he faced as a student [...]

May 24th, 2017|Categories: Alumni Mentoring, CampusTap, Career Advice|Tags: , , |
  • GWU student-athlete

Career Development for the Student-Athlete

According to a study conducted by The Alumni Factor, university athletic programs can significantly increase levels of alumni engagement. Alumni who participate as a student-athlete during their undergraduate education often possess a high affinity for their alma mater that makes them more likely to give either monetarily or non-monetarily after they graduate. Additionally, colleges with [...]

  • BC's Shea Center provides alumni mentoring to student entrepreneurs

The Newest BC Initiative Shaping Future Entrepreneurs

Recently ranking 20th for Best College Value among all U.S. private universities, Boston College is nationally recognized for continued excellence and academic acclaim. Though BC may best be known for its research centers and esteemed liberal arts education, the school is diversifying its offerings to appeal to an increasing number of students interested in becoming [...]

  • Cornell Entrepreneurs

Leveraging Alumni Mentors for Young Entrepreneurs

Degree offerings in entrepreneurship have increased five times in the last 40 years in response to the growing number of students attending college with the goal of starting their own business and becoming entrepreneurs. However, experiential learning is just as important for students’ entrepreneurial career pursuits as it is for their peers seeking a job in [...]

  • Cedar Crest College

Connecting Female Leaders at Cedar Crest College

The following post explores Cedar Crest College's decision to partner with CampusTap and implement the company's alumni mentoring and career networking platform. Cedar Crest College has a unique student population made up of traditional undergraduate students, graduate students and adult learners. In addition, the Pennsylvania institution has an actively engaged alumnae community including recent graduates and [...]

  • Colby College Career Center

Spotlight on Colby’s Powerful Professional Network

Since joining Colby College as vice president for College and Student Advancement, Dan Lugo has overseen the merging of career services and alumni relations, connecting students with alumni to create a powerful Colby professional network driving increased mentoring, networking, internship and career opportunities. Colby is among a number of institutions fusing elements of alumni relations [...]

  • DePaul University

Building DePaul’s Extensive Alumni Mentor Network

Through DePaul University’s Alumni Sharing Knowledge (ASK) platform, the Alumni Career Services department has been able to build a network of 1,000 alumni mentors working one-on-one with students. Leslie Chamberlain, associate director of Alumni Career Services, gave a recent presentation at the Alumni Career Services (ACSN) 2016 Annual Conference to discuss how DePaul and other [...]

  • Career Readiness Expectations

Class of 2015 Views on Employment & Alumni Networking

At the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) 2016 Conference and Expo, NACE Assistant Executive Director Matthew Brink will provide insight into students’ perceptions on career readiness and what they expect from employers, careers and the job search. In Class of 2016: Career Ready or Not?, Brink will highlight findings from NACE’s annual student [...]

  • Student Success

First-Year Mentoring Effects on Student Success

This time of year, just as colleges and universities are celebrating their graduates, high schools across the country are celebrating their own graduates, many of whom are preparing for the transition to college. While data shows that more students than ever before are graduating high school, less are actually enrolling in college. A large segment [...]

  • Dan Lugo and Ryan Catherwood cover the merging of alumni relations and career services

Better Together: The Benefits of Merging Alumni Relations & Career Services

Ryan Catherwood, Longwood University’s Assistant Vice President of Alumni and Career Services, recently wrote about the trend of higher education institutions fusing alumni relations and career services together in order to emphasize network building and better engage alumni through the career development process. Catherwood, as well as Colby College Vice President for College and Student [...]