The Center for Life Beyond Reed

Alumni & Families

Alumni and parents form the most valuable network available to current Reedies and recent graduates. Will you join us?

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Can you or your employer offer an internship or externship? Are you interested in serving as a career resource for current students? Can you help students with networking? We make it easy for you to share your talents with students and graduates.

Be an Adviser and Join the Reed Career Network

The Reed Career Network is a group of alumni and parents who provide valuable information, advice, and referrals to Reedies as they pursue career goals, graduate school, or professional school. Alumni can log on via IRIS with their Kerberos credentials to get started. 

Parents: Contact Brooke Hunter (503/788-6698) to get connected to the Reed Career Network.

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Join the Reed Career Alliance

The Reed Alumni Association-sponsored initiative to support Reed College students and alumni in the development of meaningful careers post-Reed. Learn about Reed's career communities, and ways that you can get engaged.

Alumni: If you're interested in supporting career development activities, please email alumni@reed.edu and put “Reed Career Network” in the subject.

Learn more about the Reed Career Alliance

Hire a Reedie

Use Griffin Door—our database for jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities—to connect directly with students. Create a profile, then post a job or internship opportunity for Reed students.

Access Griffin Door and post a job 

Host a Winter Shadow

Reed Winter Shadows take place in January of every year and allow current students to gain experience in a preferred field in locations across the United States. Contact Nate Martin (503/777-7215) to learn more.

Find Career Support

Are you a recent Reed graduate seeking career or professional support?

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Express advising hours

Mon 6–8 p.m. Prexy
Tue 4–6 p.m. Prexy
Wed 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Prexy
Thu 3–5 p.m. Prexy
Sun 6–8 p.m. GCC-A

Express Advising is led by Peer Career Advisors and is geared for current students. Alumni are invited to make an appointment with an advisor at the Center for Life Beyond Reed.