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Help One Wave - HIRE Pepperdine

Personally impact the career outcomes of Pepperdine graduates by joining alumni, donors, parents, faculty, and staff in the HIRE Pepperdine Campaign! The goal - if everyone in the community 'helps just one Wave' we can make a dramatic difference in the lives of our students and alumni. Pick one or more of the categories below to get involved and 'help one Wave' in a way that works for you.

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Help (Advise/Mentor)

"Help one Wave" by serving as an advisor or mentor. The Pepperdine Career Network is a web-based platform that allows you to import your LinkedIn profile and adjust settings to offer "career conversations," resume reviews, or mock interviews to students and alumni seeking advice. The site facilitates your email and phone communication with the advice seeker so that your person information is protected. Advice seekers can filter their search by region, industry, job function, company or even keyword search terms. Sign up to "Help one Wave" today through the Pepperdine Career Network.


Interact (Networking/Speaking)

"Help one Wave" by attending networking events and alumni chapter gatherings - Pepperdine hosts numerous career, professional development, service, and social events throughout Los Angeles and nationwide. When you encounter students, alumni, or staff engage them in conversation to see whether you can be of help. If you have an area of professional expertise, consider signing up to speak on a career panel or make yourself available for classroom presentations about your industry or work. Chances are, you already participate in activities like these - consider how you can leverage these opportunities to help someone else grow professionally. Sign up to be a speaker today.


Refer (Advocacy/Referrals)

"Help one Wave" by referring students and alumni to hiring managers within your company or organization. Serve as an ambassador for Pepperdine in your place of business and encourage those in charge of talent acquisition or hiring to recruit from Pepperdine. Underscore the unique values-centered education that Pepperdine graduates draw on, which is balanced with high academic achievement, innovation, creativity, and problem-solving. Not sure how to start the conversation? Check back for additional resources coming soon.


Employ (Interns/Full-Time Employees)

"Help one Wave" by directly hiring Pepperdine interns and full-time staff members to your team. Seek referrals and build brand awareness for your company by partnering with Career Services at Pepperdine to post positions, engage in on-campus recruitment, participate in networking events, and by hosting information sessions or on-campus interviews. Start hiring today!