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Open Enrollment Online Courses:

Click the images below to learn more, register, and access these self-paced courses immediately!

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Need help starting your job search?
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Need help navigating your first job?
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Five For Your First Five online course for young alumni
Need resources to own your life & career?
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Upcoming Programs & Events:

Alumni Book Club: The Good Enough Job (Virtual) | July 16, 2024, 12:00-1:00pm EST
Join Allison McWilliams, assistant vice president of the WFU Alumni Personal & Career Development Center, as she leads a thoughtful discussion on Simone Stolzoff’s book, The Good Enough Job, addressing the nine myths of work. Note: While we would love for you to read the book, participants can choose to listen to this 30-minute conversation on NPR to prepare for the discussion.

Fill out a LEARN Model Career Action Planning Worksheet and get feedback on your career plans.

LEARN Model: Feedback Fridays | Submit by August 16, 2024
Complete one of the Career Action Planning Worksheets found at the bottom of each LEARN Model step pages. Email us your document at WFUalumnicareers@gmail.com by Friday, August 16, 2024 for feedback and guidance on your career action plan. *Please note this offering is only for alumni who are graduates from College of Arts & Sciences programs.

Virtual Resume Reviews, September 2024

Tune-Up Tuesday Resume Reviews | Every Tuesday in September 2024
The start of a new academic year is a great time to update your resume with new accomplishments! Watch our Resume Refresh webinar (30 minutes) or review this article about creating an ATS friendly resume. Then send us your updated resume for feedback!
Send your resume (as a Word Doc) to WFUalumnicareers@gmail.com and we’ll be reviewing any incoming resumes that we receive every Tuesday in September. *Please note this offering is only for alumni who are graduates from College of Arts & Sciences programs.

Alumni Small Groups: How to Build Your Network at Work

Alumni Small Groups: How to Build Your Network at Work | Register by September 13, 2024 to participate

Join our Alumni Small Groups: Building Your Network at Work! Connect with fellow alumni over relaxed, engaging conversation about expanding your network in remote, hybrid, or in-person roles.
Here’s how it works: Sign up by Friday, September 13th, and choose your discussion group based on your preferred topic. On Friday, September 20th, you’ll receive an introductory email to the other members of your chosen Alumni Small Group with helpful discussion tips and topics.
Your group will coordinate a time to meet, and we encourage multiple meet-ups to maximize the experience. While we’ll offer guidance and support, each group will steer their own discussions. Don’t miss this chance to build valuable connections!

Coffee Chat with Alumni Event, register by August 30th to be paired with a fellow Deac for a casual 1:1 conversation

September Coffee Chat with Alumni | Register by August 30, 2024 to participate

Whether you’re hoping to build your network professionally or just take a few minutes to meet someone new, sign up for these 1:1 alumni conversations! Here’s how it works: Register by Friday, August 30th. Our team will match alumni for 1:1 conversations. On Tuesday, September 3rd, we’ll connect each conversation pair with a short introductory email. Each conversation pair will work to find a time to meet that works for you both. It’s that easy! Plan to chat for 30-minutes, maybe over coffee or a quick bite to eat!

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Class of 2024: Get Connected With Alumni | Register by October 11, 2024

Making new connections is an important way to set yourself up for success in your life after Wake. Whether you’re hoping to build your network professionally or just take a few minutes to meet someone new, sign up for these 1:1 alumni conversations between 2024 graduates and more experienced alums!

Here’s how it works: Alumni will register by Friday, October 11. Our team will match ’24 grads with a more experienced alum for 1:1 conversations. By Tuesday, October 15th, we’ll connect each conversation pair with a short introductory email. Each conversation pair will work to find a time to meet that works for you both! It’s that easy! Plan to chat for 30 minutes, maybe over coffee or a quick bite to eat!

October Alumni Coffee Chat, register by September 27th to be paired with a fellow Deac for a casual 1:1 conversation

October Coffee Chat with Alumni | Register by September 27, 2024 to participate

Whether you’re hoping to build your network professionally or just take a few minutes to meet someone new, sign up for these 1:1 alumni conversations! Here’s how it works: Register by Friday, September 27th. Our team will match alumni for 1:1 conversations. On Tuesday, October 1st, we’ll connect each conversation pair with a short introductory email. Each conversation pair will work to find a time to meet that works for you both. It’s that easy! Plan to chat for 30-minutes, maybe over coffee or a quick bite to eat!

November Coffee Chat with Alumni, register by November 1st to be paired with a fellow Deac for a 1:1 casual conversation

November Coffee Chat with Alumni | Register by November 1, 2024 to participate

Whether you’re hoping to build your network professionally or just take a few minutes to meet someone new, sign up for these 1:1 alumni conversations! Here’s how it works: Register by Friday, November 1st. Our team will match alumni for 1:1 conversations. On Tuesday, November 5th, we’ll connect each conversation pair with a short introductory email. Each conversation pair will work to find a time to meet that works for you both. It’s that easy! Plan to chat for 30-minutes, maybe over coffee or a quick bite to eat!

Wake Forest Executive Education | Upcoming Open Enrollment and Certificate Programs

Wake Forest Executive Education helps leaders build the confidence and skills needed to address strategic and tactical business challenges evident in today’s global business environment. When attending one of the open enrollment or certificate programs, you will have the opportunity to engage with program participants from a variety of organizations and industry sectors. 

Wake Forest Lifelong Learning Programs (Ongoing)

The Lifelong Learning program offers short personal enrichment courses taught by Wake Forest University faculty and community experts. Courses are non-credit and open to adult learners regardless of age or prior education. Courses are offered in both daytime and evening at the Brookstown campus unless otherwise noted (with some courses offered online). Check out the 3 in-person courses being offered in Summer 2023! 


We believe in skill development. Our goal is to equip you with the knowledge to feel confident and the tools to be successful. Start with our LEARN Wake Forest Alumni Career Development Model.

LEARN Wake Forest Alumni Career Development Model