Career Services

SU Advantage

  • Career Services-connecting purpose to potential

     

    THE INITIATIVE  

    Strategically increase the engagement of faculty, staff, alumni, and campus and community partners in the professional development (hiring, mentoring and networking) of Seattle University students and alumni. 

    THE CORE MESSAGE  

    Support the professional development of Seattle University students and alumni, optimize your recruitment experience and expand your network.

    WHAT IS THE SU ADVANTAGE?  

    a)      Students: critical thinking skills, leadership, service, advocates for change

    b)      Career Services customer service: high touch, personalized engagement/recruitment experience with the staff of the SU Career Service Centers across campus

    c)       Alumni base in Seattle metro area with shared values of Jesuit education

    MESSAGING SUPPORT POINTS  

    a)      Meaningful Engagement: Whether you mentor, network or recruit our students and alumni, you have a meaningful, fulfilling way to support Seattle U students and young alumni as they embark on their careers.

    b)      The Redhawk Network: Seattle University's network of 41,000 alumni in Washington alone provides a valuable resource while our Redhawk Network database makes registering to mentor or listing jobs  a smooth experience

    c)       Uniquely Qualified Candidates: Employers laud Seattle University students and alumni for their leadership, critical thinking and academic excellence married with their passion for service and social justice.

    d)      Personalized Service: When you engage with Seattle University Career Service Centers, you are assured a personalized, high touch experience.

    TARGET AUDIENCE  

    Alumni, employers, community partners, students, faculty/staff, donors, board members and parents.

    Those who have career related needs:

    a)      quality candidates

    b)      outstanding customer service

    c)       opportunities to engage with students and alumni and contribute in a meaningful way to Seattle University

    d)      professional networking opportunities

    e)      mentoring opportunities

    f)       job search and career support

    ALUMNI MINDSET  

    Many alumni are not aware of the ways they can be involved with the professional formation of students and the university by recruiting, mentoring and networking with students.  In addition, they are not aware of the services The SU Career Service Centers have to offer them in their own job search. 

    WHAT IS THE REDHAWK NETWORK?   

    a) The tool: database used by employers, students, alumni, staff and faculty for posting jobs and internships, registering for career fairs, searching for jobs, signing up for on-campus interviews etc.

    b) The people: community of Seattle U staff, faculty, students, alumni, board members, parents, supporters etc.