Alumni

Help a Pirate

SU alumni and families can be instrumental in Pirates’ professional development. 

Serving as a Career “Mentor”

Join PirateConnect to become part of Southwestern’s exclusive online professional community. Many students will be interested in your professional experience, expertise, and advice. For more information, visit the PirateConnect link to the left. 

Visiting Campus as a Speaker

Each semester the Center for Career & Professional Development offers numerous workshops featuring professionals from a variety of career fields sharing advice with current students. If you would consider serving on a panel or making a presentation about your work, employer, or career path, please let us know by emailing pirate2pro@southwestern.edu or calling 512.863.1346.

Hosting Students on a Career Trek

The Center for Career & Professional Development takes small groups of students on field trips (“career treks”) to employer worksites for tours, visits with entry-level staff, and other job shadowing activities. If you would be open to hosting students for a visit (usually 2-3 hours, on a Friday or an academic break), please let us know by emailing pirate2pro@southwestern.edu or calling 512.863.1346.