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.

If you are interested in additional career development assistance in the local area, please see our 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 an industry panel consisting of area employers and other alumni. View our Calendar of Events

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.

International Job Search


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.

Personality and Skills Assessments

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

All assessments require an appointment, include a one-hour interpretation session with a career counselor.

Revature SPARK

SPARK is designed for graduates of all majors who have little or no prior coding experience, but are interested in a career in technology.

Mason graduates are hired by Revature for SPARK, which consists of 12 weeks of immersive, industry-aligned coding training and dedicated industry mentors to ensure success. 

After completing training, Revature software engineers are hired to work on projects for Fortune 500 clients. Training locations include Washington, DC, Tampa, FL, Morgantown, WV, Dallas, TX, and NYC.

Learn how to start your career with Revature.


Research is key to success in reaching your career goals. With Vault you'll have access to the latest career and industry guides to help you find and evaluate your top employers and roles. Vault is also a comprehensive job search site with tools like resume and cover letter samples, job search agents, and company profiles.