Should universities utilize alumni more for career development for current students? Alumni is a great resource to be used to connect with the students of a college. The students who have passed out of college, step on their journey of discovery while settling in different careers.
How can Alumni be used for the benefit of students?
Guest Lectures: Colleges scramble for speakers. Alumni settled in good jobs could be invited as speakers for guest lectures and college events.
Mentoring: As mentioned earlier alumni could be a capable source to provide industry exposure. Hence, some of the alumni could be recruited for an ongoing programme to mentor students on projects, subjects or any other industry related assignments.
Placements: With a strong industry network it becomes achievable for colleges to place students in good companies.
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