Alumni News and Announcements

Spring 2011 Class Notes

Catch up on the latest news from Krannert alumni, including career changes, retirements, marriages and births. And be sure to send your own announcements and updates to alumninfo@purdue.edu or visit www.krannert.purdue.edu/alumni.

Calling All (Career) Coaches!

Want to nurture and support the career development of Krannert master’s students? Become a “functional area career coach” offering feedback on resume writing and interview skills, advising on career paths and strategy, and encouraging development of professional networks. If you enjoy talking with master’s students and sharing your professional perspective, as well constructive criticism focused on strength and improvement, please contact Maureen Huffer, associate director with Graduate Career Services at (765) 494-7445 or mhuffer@purdue.edu. She would like to talk with you about how best to utilize your expertise and enthusiasm in this program.

GCS Career Management System

As alumni, you may take advantage of the Career Management System by participating as a job seeker, career contact or active alumni mentor. Registered alumni job seekers have access to TopMBA and will be invited to participate in the inaugural Alumni Virtual Career Fair in June. Contact Graduate Career Services (GCS) to create a new account OR access your existing account at www.krannert.purdue.edu/departments/gcs/. In addition, we respectfully request contact information for the person in your organization who works with experienced hires. They also may wish to participate.

LinkedIn

GCS invites you to join the LinkedIn group called “Krannert Graduate Career Services Network.” Open to current master’s students, master’s alumni, Krannert staff, faculty and employers, and friends, LinkedIn offers an informal way to connect with current students and former classmates.

City Trek

Upcoming City Trek visits for Krannert undergraduates and master’s students include Chicago, Oct. 7, 2011; Indianapolis, Dec. 9, 2011; Cincinnati, Feb. 24, 2012; and a Fall Break trip to Minneapolis, Oct. 16-18, 2011.

Inside MBA Tour

Are you interested in sharing your experience at Krannert with prospective students? Do you want to have an impact on the recruitment of the next class of leaders? Recruiting events take place in various U.S. cities and occasionally abroad. If you are interested in joining us, please contact Jim Deranek at jaderane@purdue.edu for more details.