ALUMNI CAREER OFFICE
Professional career development for Noble Alumni.
The Noble Alumni Career Office (ACO) supports 23,000+ Noble alumni in their professional career development, exposure, and advancement. From reviewing resumes and cover letters, helping with salary negotiation and promotion strategy, to connecting alumni to a network of employers and professionals in the greater Chicago area, our office is here to work with all Noble alumni.
Founded in 2016, our office has seen a significant increase in the employment outcomes of our 4-Year college graduates. Through 1:1 individualized coaching, monthly newsletters, in-house programs & resources, and strategic partnerships with Chicago area employers, we have been able to improve the employment outcomes for our alumni to 80% (5% above the national average for college graduates according to the National Association for Colleges and Employers).
ONE-ON-ONE CAREER COUNSELING
All alumni are able to schedule a meeting with one of our career counselors, Monday to Friday between 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST. Appointments needed outside of this timeframe can be made upon request by emailing us.
Our office is available for:
- Resume/cover letter edits
- Networking tips and advice
- Job/internship search support
- Salary negotiation tips & strategies
- Graduate school
- College major/career path advice
AMBITIOUS POSTSECONDARY PATHWAYS
The Ambitious Postsecondary Pathways (APP) Program supports students and alumni interested in pursuing apprenticeship, trade, and job training opportunities as part of their post-secondary journey. All recommended pathways have a job placement rate of over 75% and competitive starting salaries!
Check out our APP website or schedule time to chat with our team below to explore options in the automotive, business, construction, cosmetology, culinary arts, IT, healthcare, manufacturing, and military fields.
What college did you attend and what was your major?
Brytain attended Colby College in Waterville, ME where he studied Economics.
What will you be doing in your role at Afton Partners?
Brytain will be a Financial Analyst which will include data collection, building financial models, and financial data analysis that will contribute to the overall success of the organization.
What advice would you provide for other Noble alumni interested in pursuing a similar career?
“Connections are important! I would suggest using your alumni network as much as possible. There is no such thing as too many phone calls or mock interviews. Sharpen your technical skills but also be prepared to expand on your interpersonal capabilities.”
The Noble Alumni Career Office was created in 2016 to support all Noble alumni in their professional careers. Since then, the office has provided $70,000 in grant funding to Noble alumni and 97% in satisfaction ratings from those that have met with our office. Meet the team behind the work:
ARE YOU A BUSINESS OR ORGANIZATION?
If you’re a business or organization that wants to connect with Noble alumni – the most educated, most diverse, and most motivated group of young professionals in Chicago – then please reach out!