SOURCE: AfterCollege, Inc.

May 15, 2007 11:22 ET

AfterCollege Alumni Connect Links Students With Alumni

First networking Service to Connect College JoB Seekers With Alumni in Industry

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 15, 2007 -- AfterCollege, Inc.(, the nation's largest web-based employment network specializing in recruitment at the college level, today announced the addition of Alumni Connect to its arsenal of job search tools.

Through Alumni Connect, AfterCollege introduces a career networking layer that fits on top of its broad-reaching academic network. It provides networking capabilities connecting students and recent graduates with alumni working at various companies through a trusted, employment-based network. Students can contact alumni to inquire about exclusive opportunities or to gain insight about what it's like to work for a specific company. Students and alumni can access Alumni Connect through the AfterCollege web site. The service is also available through 1,325 academic departments and student groups that partner with AfterCollege.

Employers benefit from Alumni Connect by having their employees register as alumni on AfterCollege. By doing so, employees will be available to students from their alma-mater who are ready to embark on their first career.

"Alumni Connect is the first service to connect students with employers through an employment-focused alumni network," said Roberto Angulo, CEO of AfterCollege. "Unlike social networks, AfterCollege Alumni Connect allows students to keep their personal lives separate from their career-related activities, while still leveraging the power of online relationship networks."

About AfterCollege

Founded in 1999, AfterCollege Inc. ( is the nation's largest career network specializing in recruitment at the college and alumni level. AfterCollege provides employers with direct access to students through an exclusive network of over 1,300 academic departments and student groups as well as a proprietary database of more than 17,750 faculty and student group contacts at the nation's top universities. AfterCollege, Inc. is based in San Francisco, California.

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