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Career Resources for Alumni

UP offers several different career and networking tools for alumni. Here's a quick breakdown of our top platforms and how to use them:

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UP Switchboard

Great for: Career Advice

UP community members use Switchboard to ask for what they need and offer what they have. Career-related posts tend to cover advice and networking opportunities.

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Great for: Job Hunting

Handshake is UP's primary recruiting and job platform. Use Handshake to search for and apply to jobs or post open positions at your company.

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Great for: Networking Research

Use LinkedIn to do research and connect with people with a specific skill set or job. Leverage the LinkedIn University of Portland page to find fellow Pilots based on location, company, industry, major, etc.

Have questions or want to schedule an appointment at the Career Center to learn more? Email or call 503-943-7201.