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Alumni Board

The Bloomsburg University Alumni Association provides opportunities for alumni to "connect" and network professionally and socially at a variety of events, as well as support and advocate for the the university. Formed in 1871 and incorporated in 1933, the Alumni Association are the memory keepers of the university and a living legacy of BU, Created by alumni, the association is a non dues paying organization overseen by an board comprised of 24 volunteer directors. Today, Bloomsburg University has more than 70,900 living alumni.

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Alumni Board current members

Alumni Board expectations

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Our Mission
By providing events, programs and services for over 70,900 graduates, the BU Alumni Association
fosters relationships that result in engaging alumni in the university's strategic priorities and
philanthropic goals.

Alumni Board

 

Volunteer Network Leaders are individuals who work closely with other volunteers, the Alumni Board and Alumni Engagement staff to coordinate activities and events for the network. Primary Responsibilities include planning events and professional/social networking opportunities, attend and support network events, support the philanthropic goals of Bloomsburg University, and sustain loyalty and enthusiasm among alumni.

Time Commitment is generally to attend several planning meetings each year and attend network events as scheduled.

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Volunteer Networking Photo

Alumni in the Classroom

Share your professional experience and personal passions and give back to your alma mater. Alumni in the Classroom volunteers are alumni who act as career consultants for current students in various ways, such as giving a classroom presentation, participating in a panel discussions of choice, or assist in conducting mock interviews or resume reviews.

Don't forget, virtual opportunities are available! Contact Professionalu@bloomu.edu for more info!


The responsibilities of an Alumni in the Classroom volunteer are:

  • Shares knowledge and career advice/experience with current students
  • Explains the transition from the undergraduate experience to the "real world"
  • Highlights current events and their relevance to classroom instruction
  • Provides feedback to Alumni Engagement and campus departments

Time commitments are solely up to you and you can participate virtually! Let us know if you're interested!

Classroom Volunteers

 

Be a Part of the Career Community

Mentor a student, host a Husky Shadow or Provide an internship experience  

Please note that all summer 2020 for credit internships must be done remotely.  

 

 

 


BU uses the career services platform Handshake. Update your Handshake profile now in order to Hire a Husky!
If you aren't familiar with Handshake, email us and we can help!

Husky Career Road Trip

Career Connections Expo

All expos are open and promoted to students and alumni from all majors and class years. Employers are invited to discuss job shadowing, internship or employment opportunities with freshmen through graduate students and alumni.

Students and alumni:: Explore career options and network with potential employers

Alumni and Employers: #HireaHusky today!

Classroom Volunteers


Fall 2020 semester: Tentative

Accounting & Financial Services
Kehr Union Ballroom

Technology
Kehr Union Ballroom

Government, Law, Legal and Non-Profit
Kehr Union Ballroom

Health, Human Services & Non-Profit
Kehr Union Ballroom

Communications, Management & Marketing
Kehr Union Ballroom

Past Events:

Communications / Marketing / Management
This expo connects employers with students interested in careers in the communications, management & marketing career fields. We invite employers from industries that include: insurance, manufacturing, logistics & transportation, distribution, public relations, advertising, consulting, human resources, talent acquisition training, social media, telecommunications, media and audio/visual/video communications. Primary student attendees are those majoring in Art, Communication Studies, English, International Business, Management, Marketing, Mass Communications, and other business and liberal arts majors have been encouraged to attend.

Education and Teacher
Bloomsburg University's Spring 2020 Education and Teacher Expo seeks to connect employers with students and alumni interested in careers in education. We invite employers from public and private school districts, charter schools, intermediate units, child care centers, and education staffing firms. We encourage employers to discuss long-term or day-to-day substitute openings or full-time teaching positions for the 2020-2021 school year.

Technology
This expo connects employers with students interested in pursuing careers in technology. We invite employers from industries such as software development, computer systems, Information technology, web development, computer networking and systems administrators, and graphic design.Primary student attendees are those majoring in Art (Graphic Design), Computer Science, Digital Forensics, English (Digital Rhetoric & Professional Writing), Information Technology Management, Instructional Technology (MSIT), Mass Communications, Music (Audio-Video Recording), and Technical Leadership (BASTL). Employers are invited to attend this event virtually via Zoom.

Career Intensive Boot Camp

Alumni: Have expertise you'd like to offer? Want to help wit the transition or network with soon to be graduates?

Thanks to donors and volunteers who helped to make the Boot Camp a success, participants have the opportunity to network and learn from more than 60 BU alumni, organizational partners, faculty, and staff members.

Contact the Office of Alumni and Professional Engagement to volunteer today!


Friday, September 25 2020 to Sunday, September 27, 2020

The Greenly Center, downtown Bloomsburg

Sessions Will Include:
Panel discussions about team building, adapting to change, and building effective relationships in the workplace
1:1 Resume Reviews
Mock Interviews
Etiquette Dinner
Professional Headshots
Alumni Networking

Classroom Volunteers

Husky Career Road Trip

Husky Career Road Trips give students the opportunity to spend the day touring a company in their field of interest, meet with BU alums who are employed in various aspects of that company, and get a sense of what it would be like to work in that career field. Students also get a chance to network with BU Alums and other potential employers at the host company.

Take a look at what a Husky Career Road Trip is like!
Want to host a road trip? Contact Director of Alumni Engagement, Nate Conroy today!


Upcoming Trips Schedule

Look out for Fall 2019 Husky Career Road Trips!

Husky Career Road Trips offer students the chance to spend the day at your company touring the facility, meeting staff and gaining insight into specific industry or career opportunities. Let us know if you'd like to host!

Classroom Volunteers

Financially Support Students and Programs

Give to Bloomsburg University

BU Foundation: 570-389-4128 info@bloomufdn.org


Professional Experience Grant (P.E.G.) provide financial assistance to offset the cost of participating in career experiences that help students apply what they are learning in the classroom, establish a professional network and obtain career experience in the workplace. Faculty mentored research oracademic internships, study abroad, creative performance activities, service projects or professional conferences are all considered and allow students to get involved in their chosen careers and work alongside colleagues and faculty mentors.  All full-time degree students may apply for financial assistance. 

The Henry Carver Fund, provides current-use support for a range of real-world, hands-on experiential learning for students, research opportunities for faculty, and programs and projects that benefit the entire University community. Gifts to the Henry Carver Fund have an immediate impact on BU students. Donors provide an opportunity to forge the future of a department, program or college initiative and focus attention on topics relevant to today’s world.

It's Personal Fund

Alumni and Professional Engagement

Greenly Center - 3rd Floor
50 East Main St.
Bloomsburg, PA 17815

Bloomsburg University Foundation

4th Floor, Greenly Center
50 E Main St, Bloomsburg, PA 17815
570-389-4000
 info@bloomufdn.org

 

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