The Faculty of Arts is committed to the lifelong learning and engagement of our alumni.
Get involved. Connect with students. Volunteer.
BECOME AN AWE EMPLOYER
Arts Work Experience (AWE) offers your organization an opportunity to hire knowledgeable and energetic students to fill your short term staffing needs while helping to shape your industry’s incoming workforce, preview upcoming graduates, and build for the future.
Faculty of Arts students have a diverse skill set and are able to fill roles in areas such as policy and analysis, communications and marketing, economics and finance, urban planning and the environment, graphic design, counselling and human services, and much more
BE A JOB SHADOW WEEK HOST
U of A Job Shadow Week matches students, postdoctoral fellows, and alumni with community-based professionals for a 1-4 day workplace visit during Reading Week.
Being a job shadow host can be a rewarding experience as it allows you to develop your personal leadership skills, gain supervisory experience, and provide new professionals with the support you had (or wish you had) when you first started working.
SPEAKING TO STUDENTS
Throughout the academic year, there are various opportunities for alumni to speak to students on campus, or digitally via online applications if you are located long-distance. Whether it be in a classroom, on a guest panel, at a career event, or open house- if you’re interested, we will help find the right opportunity for you.
- Career mentoring
- Student recruitment
- Share your story/Be profiled
- Engagement from anywhere: follow and support Arts on social media