MBA Alumni — Tools and Resources

Because Haas MBA graduates are self-starters — and students always — the Haas School provides tools and resources to help you market yourself strategically and follow a career path that keeps you engaged and ever-striving for excellence.


Networking Links

  • LinkedIn: Become a member of the "Haas/Berkeley Alumni" group within LinkedIn, created especially for the Haas Alumni Network.
  • @cal: Use this social/professional networking tool to search for jobs, share your own blogs, create group event calendars, upload pictures, and more.
  • BlueSteps: An exclusive service of the Association of Executive Search Consultants, the worldwide association for retained executive search firms. Be Visible. Be Considered. Manage Your Career Today. All Haas School of Business students and alumni are entitled to a discount of 30%. Visit for registration details to obtain this special offer.
  • LinkSV: Silicon Valley-specific networking site with 10,700 companies in their directory. Core information includes contact information of key management, outside board members, VCs, customers, and strategic partners.
  • Heidrick & Struggles Network: Proven C-level executives are invited to join the Heidrick & Struggles Chief Advisor Network as experts to serve as advisors and interim leaders to firms in need.

Other Resources:

  • Resumes: Your resume can be more than a generic career calling card. Meet with an advisor to update, then upload yours to The Berkeley MBA Experienced-Hire Resume Database in MBA CareerNet
  • Cover letters: Learn to craft cover letters that inspire potential employers to investigate the skilled professional behind your resume. View samples in MBA CareerNet - Go to Resources > Prepare > Cover Letters
  • Negotiating: Whatever avenue of business you choose, at one time or another, you'll need to negotiate something, whether it's a new client contract or a raise in salary. Sharpen your skills to improve your outcomes. Benchmark against the most recent Haas Alumni Salary Survey in MBA CareerNet - Go to Resources > Perform > Salary Negotiation

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