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In addition to these offerings, your Mason school/college or department may offer unique alumni services for their graduates. Contact your Mason school/college to see what alumni services they offer. 

Career Counseling & 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. Please note that we can only accept payment in the form of cash or a check at our front desk, however we can accept credit card payments online. Please contact University Career Services at (703) 993-2370 to schedule an appointment. Make an appointment.

Fees begin on the following dates:

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

Community Career Development Resources (PDF)

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 & Workshops

Attend workshops on career topics such as interviewing and salary negotiation or come by for a panel facilitated by area employers and other alumni. See our Calendar of Events

George Mason Alumni Association (Official) LinkedIn page

Join our LinkedIn page to network with other Mason alum.

Practice Interview Days

Each fall and spring semester, we offer a monthly mock interview day with employers to sharpen your skills. See dates.

On-Campus Interviewing

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

Personality and Skills Assessments

As part of the career exploration process, we offer formal assessment of personality, skills, and interests via the Strong Interest Inventory, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, and the SkillScan Career Driver. 

All assessments require an appointment, include a one-hour interpretation session with a career counselor, and incur these fees:

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

Career Shift

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 University Career Services at 703-993-2370.

HireMason

HireMason is a free job search engine exclusive to the Mason community. Log in using your PatriotPass credentials. If you cannot access HireMason, call our office at (703) 993-2370. The process to grant you access to your account may take up to 10 business days.

International Job Search

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 alumni can access Passport Career by selecting "Have a Registration Key?" on the upper right corner of the homepage and entering gmuniver as the registration key.

Were you an international student?
View our Job and Internship Search Tips specifically for international alumni.