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Alumni Resources

The Gerri Ripp Center for Career Development provides support to recent graduates who have graduated within the past two years. We have a variety of online tools and resources that you can take advantage of to assist you with your job search, interviewing skills, and more!

We use the online platform, Handshake, to help you connect with employers who are interested in Iona University students and alumni. You have access to active job postings, employer-sponsored recruiting events, career fairs, workshops and up-to-date career guides.

Become a Mentor

Volunteer to become an alumni mentor to a current Iona University student through our Gaels Go Further Mentoring Program.

Learn more: Gaels Go Further Mentoring Program


If you have graduated from Iona University more than two years ago and looking for assistance, the Office of Alumni Engagement is here to support you with an online platform: IonaConnection.

Visit IonaConnection

Recruit at Iona

Do you have a position available in which you want to hire a Gael? Click here to create an account with our online platform Handshake to get your job/opportunity posted. To learn more about our employer services and ways to recruit Gaels, contact our Associate Director of Employer Relations, Darelle Thomas at

Post a Job Opportunity

Be Involved

We are always looking for ways to involve alumni volunteers into our career programming! If you are interested in speaking to current students about your career field contact the Center for Career Development.


Gerri Ripp Center for Career Development

Spellman Hall, Second Floor
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Phone: (914) 633-2462

Matt Cardin, Assistant Vice President for Enrollment and Career Initiatives
Jennifer Friary, Director of Career Development
Darelle Thomas, Associate Director of Employer Relations
Victoria Van Demark, Career Development and Employer Specialist
Chris Olmo, Systems and Operations Administrator