We're here for you even after you graduate.

Check out these resources to help you stay connected with Mason, keep in touch with peers, build a career, and improve your post-grad life! In addition to these offerings, your Mason school or department may offer unique alumni services for their graduates.

Contact your Mason school to see what alumni services they offer.

Career Counseling and Industry Advising Appointments

Identify your interests and skills with a career counselor or receive career assistance focused on your selected industry with an industry advisor. 

For alumni who graduated more than six months ago, individual appointments are $45/hr and are limited to three sessions. Walk-in appointments are available to recent graduates (less than six months since graduation) free of charge. Make an appointment.

Fees begin on the following dates:

  • May graduates: December 1
  • August graduates: March 1
  • January graduates: July 1
Career Fairs

Every fall and spring semester, University Career Services hosts a two-day, multi-industry fair for current students and alum. View dates and details, including preparation tips.

Career Panels and Workshops

Attend workshops on career topics such as Behavioral Interviewing and Salary Negotiation or come by for a panel facilitated by area employers and other alumni. 

See our Calendar of Events.

CareerShift

CareerShift is an online resource designed to support the #1 request of job seekers: an easy-to-use website to conduct and organize a job search. 

While other web services provide bits and pieces of the job hunt process, CareerShift provides an all-in-one resource to crack the “hidden job market.” With CareerShift, you can:

  • Search job listings from all public websites, company websites, and newspapers
  • Get the contact information of employees and alumni from millions of companies
  • Upload as many targeted resumes and cover letters as you like

To obtain access to CareerShift, please call Career Services at 703-993-2370.

George Mason Alumni Association (Official) LinkedIn page

Join our LinkedIn page to network with other Mason alum.

HireMason

Exclusively for the Mason community, HireMason is a free job search engine available to alumni.

Interview Practice Days

Each fall and spring semester before our career fairs, we offer two days of mock interviews with employers to sharpen your skills. See dates.

Mason Career Link

Career Link, our alumni-student connection tool, allows you to give back to the newest generation of Mason students while serving as a networking tool for you. See the drop down to the right for more information.

On-Campus Interviewing

Interview right on campus with employers looking specifically for Mason alumni via our On-Campus Interviewing Program.

Passport Career

 If you are looking for international opportunities, use Passport Career to find jobs and internships in over 75 countries across the globe including the United States. Mason students, alumni, parents, faculty, and staff can access Passport Career by downloading the online resources list on HireMason and using the password provided.

Note: The password for Passport Career is located in the document section of HireMason.
Personality and Skills Assessments

University Career Services offers alumni the opportunity for formal and informal assessment of personality, skills, and interests as a part of the career exploration process.

Available assessments are the Strong Interest Inventory, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, and SkillScan-Career Driver. All assessments require an appointment, include a one-hour interpretation session with a counselor, and incur the fees listed below.

  • Recent alumni (graduated within the past 6 months): $15
  • Alumni (graduated more than six months ago): $50 each and $75 for two

Stay Connected

Hire a Patriot

Fill your organization with Patriots!

Recruit Mason students by posting your organization's available job and internship opportunities in HireMason and make interviewing convenient by participating in our On-Campus Interviewing Program as a recruiting organization.

Mason Career Link

Give back to the newest generation of Mason students via Career Link, our alumni-student connection tool. Share your industry experience, career path advice, and job search expertise with students by registering in Career Link. Once in the database, students will be able to search for you by their professional interests and reach out to you with career questions and requests such as: 

  • Informational interviews
  • Job shadowing
  • Mentoring
  • Phone or email conversations
  • Resume critiques

University Career Services uses Career Link as a resource to fill volunteering opportunities such as facilitating workshops and serving as a career panelist.

Career Link also serves as a networking tool for you to connect with other alumni as you too can search the database for other professionals.

Sign up for Mason Career Link today! 

Contact Us

University Career Services

(703) 993-2370
careers@gmu.edu
SUB I, Room 3400

Alumni Association

alumni.gmu.edu
(703) 993-8696
alumni@gmu.edu
University Hall, Suite 1110