Career Resources


Alumni often look to their alma mater for information and support throughout their professional careers and beyond. Our wide range of programs and resources offers information for people in all stages of professional and personal development. Take complete advantage of a variety of electronic and in-person tools to navigate your professional path. From new graduates, to retirees, to those considering a new position, or rethinking their career path entirely, leveraging the University of Rochester network to its fullest potential is the best place to start.

Networking Events

Tap into the expertise of the University of Rochester community and share your own career experiences and knowledge at our networking events. Look out for announcements and invitations to industry specific and career focused programs—you’ll find networking in the event description when you register. Don’t forget to bring your business cards!

Find networking events

Interested in suggesting an event, webinar topic, or offering your expertise? Email Michelle Cavalcanti at

Career Resources

The Meliora Collective is an online platform for alumni, students, and the University of Rochester community that fosters professional exploration throughout the various stages of life. It provides one space for all to network and participate in mentorship as a mentor or mentee, regardless of class year, background, industry, or school. In The Collective, you don’t need to accept friends or connections—everyone who has joined is active and ready to engage with one another. Sign in using LinkedIn to populate your professional information or use your Facebook or e-mail address to complete the process. It's that easy! Join using your personal invitation sent via email or the button below.

Find a Career Coach

We are proud to partner with University of Rochester alumni who serve as independent career coaches around the country. Whether you’re seeking a new job, looking for advice in your current role, or preparing performance review, a career coach can help you in every phase of your career. All of our pre-approved coaches have agreed to provide special offers or services to UR alumni. Please contact the coach of your choice to learn more.

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UR Exclusive Career Webinars

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The University of Rochester is committed to the continued professional development of our alumni. From leveraging the power of LinkedIn to improving networking, interview, and resume skills, our collection of webinars and coaching tools will help you and your career become “ever better”.

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AAUW Salary Negotiation Workshops

Empower others to know their worth and earn what they deserve. With licensed salary negotiation workshops from the American Association of University Women, you can host an interactive session with a local, accredited trainer to help those in your network—from all backgrounds—to connect and gain confidence in their negotiation style.

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School-Based Support

Even after graduation, Rochester alumni still have access to the various tools and services provided by the Gwen M. Greene Center for Career Education and Connections and school-based career centers. Visit the links below to learn more about the resources available to you.

Join Our Team

The Office of Alumni Relations and University Advancement is always looking for passionate people to help us make a difference. Is your dream to make your alma mater Ever Better? Check out our open positions

Contact Us

For more information on career programs and networking events, contact Michelle Cavalcanti, associate director of alumni relations at

Michelle Cavalcanti was named associate director, career and professional affinity programs in June 2017. She has returned to Rochester after many years of working on large and small alumni programs for the Africa Center for Strategic Studies in Washington, D.C. and Colby College in Waterville, Maine. Michelle is focused on expanding the professional development resources for all alumni and assisting alumni in connecting to opportunities that can help them achieve their professional goals.