Alumni

RU Career Account
The RU Career Account a web-enabled database, which assists Career Services in bringing employers together with alumni. The database contains an up-to-date listing of career opportunities with local, regional and national employers, so users are encouraged to frequently access their RU Career Accounts.

Employers also utilize the database to search for candidate resumes and schedule campus interviews, so it is highly beneficial for alumni to upload and publish their resumes via the system’s resume books.

To register for an RU Career Account, contact Career Services, 816-501-4061, to schedule an appointment, or e-mail Mike Theobald for more information.

Rockhurst University is an E-Verify employer:
E-Verify Participation (English); E-Verify Participation (Spanish)
Right to Work (English); Right to Work (Spanish)

Resume Instruction & Critique
Career Services is available to assist alumni with the creation and refinement of their resume and cover letters. Our experienced staff will provide feedback and recommendations on resume format, content, organization and etiquette, as well as proofreading for grammatical and spelling errors.

Download and print* the following examples (PDF):
Chronological Resume (PDF)
Education Resume (PDF)
Skills Resume Example (PDF)
Science Resume (PDF)
Experienced Resume Example (1) (PDF)
Experienced Resume Example (2) (PDF)
MBA Resume (PDF)
Non-Profit Resume (PDF)
Physical Therapy Resume (PDF)
Speech Therapy Resume (PDF)
Resume Tips (PDF)
Action Verbs List (PDF)
Cover Letter Example (PDF)
Reference Sheet Example (PDF)
Thank You Letter (PDF)

Interview Preparation
Alumni interested in improving their interviewing skills may participate in a mock interview through Career Services. During the mock interview, alumni will gain experience responding to traditional and behavioral interview questions. Put yourself at a competitive advantage by enhancing your interviewing skills BEFORE the big interview!

Career Exploration

Questions?

  • Are you feeling anxious about your career direction?
  • Do you wonder what career opportunities are available in your field?
  • Have you started to doubt your career path?

Answer: If you have answered "yes" to any of the above questions, you are not alone! It is completely normal to feel a sense of anxiety when exploring potential employment opportunities and career direction. Career Services is here to help. We have trained staff to assist you through these difficult questions and the career planning process.

Career Services offers a variety of assessments and career inventories to assist you in defining your career goals. To learn more, contact Career Services at 816-501-4061 or e-mail Mike Theobald.

Internet Resources
Visit our Resources page for links to occupational, salary, employment and career specific information.