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Expand Your Network on PeppConnect

As a member of the Pepperdine Community, you have access to the University's exclusive online networking platform, PeppConnect. This powerful tool will help you make connections with your Pepperdine family across the globe and build meaningful relationships that can last a lifetime.

PeppConnect Spring Mentoring Launch

One of the many ways PeppConnect can help you expand your network is through the mentorship program. Over 1,100 students and alumni are requesting mentoring by Pepperdine Alumni. You can offer to be a mentor, or even request a mentor of your own by logging in to PeppConnect and updating your profile and mentoring settings! Our Mentor Matching program will begin auto-matching mentors and mentees based on your profile starting in mid-February, or find your select your own by industry, location, or job function. You'll find steps below on how to find or become a mentor!

  Begin

Let's log-in! Create your PeppConnect account with Google, or sync your Linkedin profile upon registration. Then set up or review your profile and make any updates, if you haven't already. Scroll down to complete the "Offer Help" and "Seek Help" sections. This will tell us if you're looking for a mentor or offering to be a mentor!

  Discover

Once your profile is complete, you're ready to begin. Using the menu on the left-hand side, navigate to the PeppConnect Mentoring portal and use filters to find a mentor or mentee within a particular industry, company, or job function.

Need any help? Our Mentoring AI can match you with a mentor or mentee! Get in touch with us at peppconnect@pepperdine.edu for additional information and assistance.

  Connect

Found the right person? It's time to connect. Once your offer to connect has been accepted by your mentor or mentee, your connection will begin. You'll find your mentor or mentee under the "mentoring relationships" section of the portal. You can use PeppConnect to direct message your connection, as well as set up video calls, or in-person meetings. You are free to connect as long as you wish, and Alumni Affairs recommends establishing a timeline of availability with your mentor or mentee for clarity.

If your relationship concludes, it's time to hop back into PeppConnect to "complete" the relationship. This will tell us it's time to hear your story of success! We can't wait to hear about your experience.

 


Search the Directory

Connect with fellow Waves who share your interests and expertise.

  1. Visit the PeppConnect directory.
  2. Search for keywords or filter by location, degree program, and more.
  3. Visit user profiles and connect via private message or mentor request.

Join Groups

Find professional research and resources posted by fellow Waves.

  1. Explore PeppConnect groups.
  2. Select the group you're interested in joining.
  3. Click the "Join" flag at the top of each page.

 

  

Post Jobs

Hire fellow Waves by posting jobs and internships on PeppConnect.

  1. Visit the PeppConnect jobs page.
  2. Select the "Post New Job" flag in the "Looking to Hire" box.
  3. Fill in the job details and choose how to receive applications.

  

 

Mentorship

Be A Mentor. Find A Mentor.

As a Pepperdine alumnus, you have exclusive access to the PeppConnect Mentoring Program, a global network of alumni who are willing to mentor and offer career or industry advice.

 

Business Directory

The PeppConnect Business Directory is a powerful tool that helps alumni promote their businesses to the entire global PeppConnect community. Search the Directory to find a business near you, post your business, and take advantage of special offers for the Pepperdine community!

Events

Do you want to promote an exciting upcoming event, or search for an event near you? Now you can even host a virtual event within a group! The PeppConnect Events board lets you find and register for events that interest you. 

 

 

Looking for more career resources?

For industry-specific resources, comprehensive job listings, and offerings from each of Pepperdine's schools, explore career services available to you as an alumnus.