Career Services for Alumni

We offer many programs and services, which are highlighted here for ECU Alumni.  Career Services prides itself on its “high tech, high touch” model, using state of the art technology to make information available and processes easy for you as an alumni while providing  service (see Alumni Agreement and Alumni Procedure below for details on services offered to alumni).

 Pirate Alumni NEW Online Community

ECU Connect

Online Networking

  • Virtually meet fellow alumni in your field and profession that could be beneficial in your career path. The ECU Alumni network is strong and vast, and our new alumni portal makes it easier than ever! 

Mentoring & Career Advice

  • Get advice along your career journey by searching the new directory for people who’ve indicated they are “willing to help” by being a mentor. Pay it forward by checking this setting in your own profile!

Job Boards

  • No one knows the value of a ECU education better than ECU graduates, so our alumni want to hire their fellow alumni. Log into ECU Connect to find jobs posted by alumni or to post your own openings.

Resources & Connections

  • ECU Connect serves as a resource for opportunities, events, and professional development.

For questions regarding ECU Connect and programs specific to ECU Alumni, visit the East Carolina Alumni Association at:


ECU Career Services, provides counseling services to alumni up to six months after graduation.


To make an appointment login to Handshake and select “Appointments” under the Career Center tab in the top navigation menu.

We encourage all students to contact their career liaisons by email for more information on services and programs specific to their academic programs. Click here for the list of staff and their liaison areas.



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Handshake is an exclusive job and internship database for all ECU students and alumni. This system allows you to access job and internship opportunities, upload various documents, learn about upcoming events and sign up for on campus interviews. Alumni will need to contact our office to set up their account by calling 252.328.6050.

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Resume samples

Resume samples by college are available to all ECU students and alumni. Click here to view resume samples.


Interview Stream is a software that allows you to utilize a home webcam and computer or tablet to conduct and customize practice interviews. You can then generate a link of your interview to share with others for their review.



ECU Pirates, are you interested in jobs or internships abroad?

GoinGlobal is an online database that contains over 600,000 international internship and job listings, country-specific career and employment resources, and corporate profiles for key employers around the world.

GoinGlobal can be accessed through Handshake.

1.    Access Handshake here and log in using your Pirate ID username and Passphrase

2.    Follow the prompts to complete your profile (if not yet complete)

3.    GoinGlobal can be found in the Resources Section; located underneath the Career Center tab (top-right navigation bar)


ECU Career Services has created a community resources page to help identify additional resources to help local and state community members seeking employment. Click here to access the community resources page.



For more information on the ECU Career Services Alumni Agreement and services provided click here.