Alumni

 The RU Career Account is a web-enabled database that connects Rockhurst alumni and students with potential employers. The database contains an up-to-date listing of career opportunities with local, regional and national employers. Employers utilize the database to search for candidate resumes and schedule campus interviews, so it is highly beneficial for to upload and publish resumes via the system’s resume books.

To register for an account, schedule an appointment or learn more, contact Career Services at 816-501-4061.

Rockhurst is an E-verify employer:

E-verify Participation (English) (PDF) ; E-verify Participation (Spanish) (PDF)

Right to Work (English) (PDF) ; Right to Work (Spanish) (PDF)

Resume Instruction and 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 formatting, content, organization, and etiquette, along with proofreading for grammatical and spelling errors.

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 mock interviews, 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.  

Interview Tips & Example Questions (PDF)
Education Interview Tips & Example Questions (PDF)

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

If you answered "yes" to any of the questions above, 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. Our trained staff can assist you through your career planning process.
Career Services offers a variety of assessments and career inventories to help you define your career goals. To learn more, contact 816-501-4061 or e-mail Mike Theobald.

Online Resources

Visit our resources page for links to occupational, salary, employment and career-specific information.