Online Programs

ACSN Spring Discussion Group
Hosted by Ellen Barkowiak, Senior Manager, Alumni Career Management at McCombs School of Business

Tuesday, April 11, 2023 | 1:00 - 2:30 PM ET
(Free for ACSN members; $25 for non-members) Register Here >>

Attention ACSN Members! Join us for a discussion group session where we will build on the great conversations from January's Think Tank and explore trends we face today. We will delve into strategies and best practices for advising/coaching programs, alumni clubs, alumni event topics, and for reporting on the impact of our work. This session will provide an opportunity to connect with fellow members, share expertise, and gain valuable insights for advancing your work.

Discussion topics to include:

  • Advising/Coaching Programs: Scaling advising-related programming & Tips for career counseling sessions
  • Alumni Clubs: Are area Alumni Clubs rebounding? Are they the same or reimagined?
  • Alumni Event Topics: What is resonating with your alumni post-pandemic?
  • Impact: Creating compelling stories and gathering data to communicate the value of our work to leadership

Webinar | LinkedIn for Tough Times: How to Recession-Proof Your Career 
Presented by Jeremy Schifeling

Wednesday, April 19, 2023 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET
(Free for ACSN members; $25 for non-members) Register Here>>

Join LinkedIn's former head of Education Marketing to learn insider secrets for helping your alums survive any economic downturn, including:

  • How recruiters hire during a recession - what they look for and how the LinkedIn algorithm controls your visibility
  • How to make sure your LinkedIn profile is ready, by focusing on the keywords that matter most when hiring is down
  • How to increase your chances 10X even when opportunities are scarce, and even if you've been laid-off

About the Presenter

Jeremy Schifeling has devoted his career to helping others succeed in theirs. From teaching kindergarten in Brooklyn to recruiting top students at Teach For America to leading education marketing at LinkedIn, he’s touched the lives of millions of people at every stage of their respective journeys. Along the way, he’s published the best-selling LinkedIn book on Amazon, served as a career coach for military veterans at and for MBA students at the University of Michigan, and has produced the most-viewed video in LinkedIn’s history. He currently leads marketing at Khan Academy and shares his thoughts on Break into Tech, a site for anyone who wants to launch a tech career.

Webinars and Networking Events

Networking Event | ACSN Greater Boston Meetup: Best Practices and Networking
Hosted by Jean Papalia, Bentley University and Leslie Warner, Tufts University

Thursday, April 27, 2023 | 9:30 am - 12:00 pm ET
Bentley University
LaCava Room 325
175 Forest Street, Waltham, MA 02452

(Free for ACSN members; $10 for non-members) Register Here>>

Join Alumni Career Services Network members in-person for a morning to share best practices and timely topics. Start the day with a continental breakfast to network with old friends and meet new ones. Break into round table discussions on topics including: dealing with increased traffic due to layoffs; best online platforms for appointments and job postings; new tech resources and how you’re using them; ways to collaborate with each other; and anything else on your mind.

Walk away with new connections, best practices, and increased energy.

About the Hosts
Together, Jean and Leslie have been in career development for more than 50 years. Jean worked at Boston College as Director of Alumni Career Services, before becoming Director of the Career Center at Tufts University. After working in outplacement at Keystone Associates, Leslie joined Tufts to direct Alumni Career Services in 2003. Jean and Leslie now work part-time as Alumni Career Coaches at Bentley University and Tufts University respectively. Jean is also the president of A+ Etiquette, a consulting firm which provides business dining etiquette programs to universities and corporations, while Leslie is principal career strategist for Spark Careers, a private career coaching practice for adults in transition.

Webinars and networking events are free for ACSN members or $25 for non-members. If you are not yet a member, you can join during registration. Members are welcome to bring non-member guests for a $25 fee.

For more information, contact Maura Sweeney, Co-chair Programming; Annual.

Product Demos

Product demos are free and open exclusively to ACSN members. If you are not yet a member, join today! For more information, contact us at [email protected]

Archived Programs

All webinars and product demos are archived online for your convenience. To view an individual recording, you will be prompted to log in to the ACSN website.