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Professional Development

UD is Here for Your Career.

Your University of Dayton education doesn’t stop once you graduate. We continue to provide you opportunities to strengthen your skills and develop new ones. Whether you’re new to your profession or a C-suite leader, you can grow professionally with UD.

Webinar: LinkedIn best practices during COVID-19

Jason Eckert, executive director of UD Career Services, offers tips on how to use LinkedIn to build and leverage your network and enhance your professional brand.

Watch the webinar

Career Connections

It has never been easier for you to participate in professional growth. Flyer Connection is the University’s networking and mentoring platform for alumni and students.

Flyer Connection allows you to share advice and foster professional relationships, join affinity-based or industry groups, and use the platform’s video chat feature to connect face-to-face with fellow Flyers.

Visit Flyer Connection

Big Interview

Walk into your next interview prepared and confident.

Big Interview is your free interviewing tool from Career Services. Through mock interview prompts, you can record your answers to better prepare for your interview. Your alumni code is 1850.

Visit Big Interview

Career Search

If you are ready to take the next step in your career path, Career Service’s online database (Handshake) will help you find new opportunities.

You can search job listings, post positions within your company or schedule a meeting with a career adviser.

Learn more about Handshake

UD Center for Leadership

As we continue to navigate the rapidly changing landscape, the UD Center for Leadership wants to ensure our alumni have easy access to training opportunities to leverage during this time of disruption. We are offering our full leadership development curriculum live via the Zoom platform as well as our online learning certificates, leadership development and project management, in partnership with 2u/GetSmarter. For a complete list of course offerings and the UD alumni discount, please visit our website Center for Leadership.

What we do now as leaders will define our teams and culture in the foreseeable future, and prepare us to return stronger, more focused and productive. For more information about UDCL offerings and UD alumni discounts, please contact April Mescher at 937-229-2664 or

Upcoming Events

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