Alumni often look to their alma mater for information and support throughout their working lives. We are happy to provide a wide range of programs and resources to newly-minted graduates, those considering a new position, and even those rethinking their path entirely. Take full advantage of what is available and leverage the Rochester network to its fullest potential!
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. Take advantage of this unique resource, offered specifically to benefit you and your professional needs. Every person brings different experiences to the platform, which over time, contributes to the resources available on The Collective.
Within The Collective, you can:
- Search discussion topics and post your own professional questions to the entire community.
- Join a group that has a common interest or pertains to your professional industry.
- Tailor your search for a mentor, or simply network using filters like degree, areas of expertise, school, on-campus activities, and more!
- Video chat, set appointments, and communicate with other members without sharing your personal contact information.
Joining The Collective is easy! Use your LinkedIn login to populate your professional information or use your Facebook account or e-mail address to complete the process.
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.
Tap into the expertise and connections of the University of Rochester community and share your own knowledge and experiences with others at our networking events and virtual speed networking programs. We’ve also added industry networking to some of our regional event receptions—you’ll find networking in the event description when you register. Don’t forget to bring your business cards!
UR Exclusive Career Webinars
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”.
We realize the job search process has changed. To help you stay current, we partner with TalentMarks to provide an annual slate of on-demand webinars featuring the nation’s top career authors and experts to share tips, tools, and best practices that will help you manage your career and job searches. Join your fellow alumni each month for a talk that can help you build or maintain a successful career strategy.
The University of Rochester's Alumni LinkedIn Group is a great resource for career networking and discussions. With more than 14,000 members, this group connects you with Rochester alumni worldwide.
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!