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Help a Wave

Support fellow Waves in their career development by volunteering your time and expertise. Make a difference today! 

Help Waves Across the Nation

Job Shadowing - Project E(x)ternship (Resuming 2017-2018)

Welcome a student to observe the day-to-day realities of your career with the Project E(x)ternship program. Through observation in a professional setting, students are able to investigate a career field, narrow their career goals and interests, and solicit practical advice from an expert who has valuable experiences to share. Typical Project E(x)ternship visits last from 1 half day to 5 days and occur during spring break and summer break. Learn more about Project E(x)ternship

Pepperdine Career Network

Offer Career Conversations, Resume Reviews, or Mock Interviews by signing up to be an advisor on the Pepperdine Career Network. Easily use your LinkedIn login to populate your profile and register in just a couple minutes.  Sign up to "help one Wave" today!

Informational Interviews

Volunteer to share your insights and experience with alumni and students interested in your career field. This is a valuable service to alumni seeking a career change and students seeking to enter a career field - both benefit from an insider perspective. If a fellow Wave reaches out through LinkedIn or email, consider taking time out to respond or offer a brief phone interview.  Every bit of advice can build the confidence of job seekers in competitive market. 

Waves in the Los Angeles Area

Hang 10 Dinners

Host up to 10 students in your home for a dinner party to share stories, pass on traditions, and invest in the lives of students. You can even invite a favorite faculty or staff member to join. Learn more

Night2Network

Share your insights on an industry panel that provides students with a new perspective on your career field. During the fall and spring semesters, Nights2Network are scheduled once a month in the evenings on the Malibu campus. See dates and sign up to attend

Waves Online

Waves Hiring Waves - LinkedIn Group

Create a LinkedIn account to connect with Waves offering and seeking career opportunities in the Waves Hiring Waves group

Post a Job/Internship

Recruit top talent from Seaver College by posting job opportunities for all career levels, as well as internships, on Handshake, the online career resource for Seaver College students and alumni. Learn more about hiring Pepperdine students and alumni

 

HIRE

 

Why Hire Pepperdine?

  • Highly rigorous academic learning in small liberal arts environment
  • More than 80% of students complete at least one internship
  • 65% of students work as student employees
  • Values centered focus on ethical service and leadership
  • Robust student leadership and extracurricular involvement
  • 60% of students study abroad and build global experience
  • Focus on desired transferrable skills like teamwork and problem solving