Lifelong Learning and Career Resources

Continue growing, both personally and professionally with alumni resources for professional development and career advancement.

We’re committed to your ongoing success, so we offer personalized career support throughout your professional career—and even a second career or retirement. Here are some of the lifelong tools available to you as a WashU Olin alum:

One-on-One Personalized Career Coaching

Olin prepared me for career advancement through extensive one-on-one work sessions to build my leadership branding and rebuild my resume. The career boot camp provided me with social media polishing and networking tips.

Stephanie Lucca, EMBA 2023

Our career services model helps you manage your career as it evolves, taking into consideration growth and career satisfaction. It also helps you uncover the unique differentiators that define your value in the marketplace. Your Certified Career Management Coach will help you identify and rectify any skill gaps, hone your interviewing skills and even coach you through job offer negotiations.

  • Access your self-guided career development resources in our alumni career resource section of Learn.WashU (WUSTL key required). Set up a meeting with a certified coach, learn how to navigate a promotion or utilize our career search tool. 
  • Recover your WUSTL account information and activate your WUSTL key by following the instructions on the WashU IT website.

CareerLeader and StrengthFinder Assessments

Free to Olin alumni, these assessments offer you the opportunity to gain a deeper self-understanding. Set up an appointment with a Certified Career Management Coach to discuss assessment and next steps.

Lunch and Learn Series

This virtual series of panels and one-on-one discussion with alumni showcases best practices in professional development. Two weeks later each session is followed by networking groups organized around topics such as leveraging executive recruiters, making the most of LinkedIn, honing your negotiation strategies and, for international alumni, navigating the US work culture.

Lifelong Learning

Alumni can take advantage of exclusive offerings for continuous learning. 

screen grab from alumni learn.WashU siteDeepen your knowledge and explore business topics outside your areas of expertise. Alumni-exclusive content on exposes you to Olin thought leadership via engaging speakers and events, webinars and more. Log in with your WUSTL key.

Executive Education

Keep your leadership skills sharp with best-in-class learning from WashU at Brookings and Olin Executive Education. Olin alumni receive 50% off our courses. To receive your discount, email us at Discounted seats are limited and subject to availability, and are only available to verified Olin alumni.

Your Online Alumni Community

We recommend these online communities to leverage your WashU network:

  • Olin’s LinkedIn group. Stay connected and browse job opportunities from companies specifically looking for experienced Olin alumni.
  • The WashU Alumni LinkedIn group has over 25,000 members.
  • WashU CNX is an interactive online platform to find alumni who share common interests and opportunities to mentor students.