Alumni of UMass Lowell are important to us. We welcome you to the Career & Co-op Center, and we’re committed to helping you throughout your work life by offering many free services. Please refer to the links below for an overview of how we can assist you in your career development. To see a career advisor, call 978-934-2355 to schedule an appointment.

We also consider our alumni a wonderful resource for current students. Many UMass Lowell alumni generously give their time by sharing their expertise and advice with students, participating in career panel discussions, and generating internship, co-op or full-time job opportunities, and more. If you would like to explore ways to provide professional assistance to current UMass Lowell students, please contact us.

Navigating the Waiting Game: 4 Proactive Steps While Awaiting Your Grad School Decision

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Waiting for an acceptance letter for grad school can be a nerve-wracking experience. However, instead of just sitting around and waiting, you can use this time to your advantage. This waiting period can be an opportunity for …

By Afua Serwa Addae-Adoo
Afua Serwa Addae-Adoo Associate Director, Career Services
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Interviewing – Thank you Letters

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The thank-you letter is one of the most important, yet least used, tools in a job search. When well done, thank-you letters can establish goodwill, express appreciation, restate your interest and enthusiasm for the job, and strengthen …

By Beth Loell
Beth Loell Assistant Director, Career Services
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5 Secrets to Balancing Work Performance and Mental Wellness

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Two of the most important ongoing discussions in the modern workplace center on work performance and mental well-being. These two elements are closely linked—your mental health has a direct effect on the quality and consistency of your …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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What is Ableism? | Confronting Ableism in the Workplace

Despite the significant number of people living with disability across the U.S.—and the world at large—widespread misconceptions about disability can cause ableist language and behavior to proliferate.

But what is ableism, and how does it play out in the …

By Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Veteran Jobs: 6 Ways to Effectively Transition from the Military Into the Workforce

Bill Lawrence, who spent 20 years as a combat fighter pilot in the U.S. Navy, relishes the “new car smell” of stepping into the cockpit of a brand-new jet. Like many veterans, Lawrence, who is now a chief information security …

By Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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UMass Lowell’s Career & Co-op Center is pleased to offer a comprehensive recruiting system called Handshake. This system provides customized …

Effective Resume Writing Guide

PDF: Check out our guide to write and format your best resume.


FOCUS® 2 CAREER is an easy-to-use online career self-assessment system that can help you explore your values, interests, personality, and …

Interviewing 101

PDF: The before, during, and after of a job interview.

UMass Lowell LinkedIn Group

Connect with other Alumni on LinkedIn!

UMass Lowell Alumni Website

Visit UMass Lowell Alumni Online Community!

Contact & Location


University Crossing, Suite 450
220 Pawtucket Street
Lowell, MA 01854-5148

O'Leary Library, Room 105
61 Wilder Street
Lowell, MA 01854-5148

Appointment Hours

Monday 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.