Welcome, and thank you for your interest in our career resources and being involved in our McCree Center for Life Success. If you are looking to offer student mentorships, internships, and, or hiring an MBU grad, we are here to help you and support your goals.

At Mary Baldwin our network of alumni are vast and important to our university. We not only believe that our alumni are a key resource for our students to have the opportunity to connect and relate with professionals who experienced Mary Baldwin as a student, but we also want to be a career resource for you as you navigate your own path. Please use this page as a career resource as well as a way to connect with our students.

How Can I Get Involved as an Alum?


  • Become an Alumni Mentor
  • Participate in a panel discussion
  • Host an informational session for your company on campus or virtually
  • Attend our career fair

Alumni mentors are an invaluable resource.

Our mentorship program empowers students with connection to real-world insights, inspiration, and valuable connections that can significantly enhance their career prospects.

Our goal is to cultivate a sense of community, encourage personal growth, and create a strong bond between current students and alumni with our mentorship program.

Find MBU Interns and Your Next Hire!

Mary Baldwin students are equipped with the skills, experience, confidence, and credentials to make lasting contributions in their careers and work in a variety of industries. With our online career service platform, Handshake, you have the ability to create an employer profile, post jobs and internship opportunities, track applicants, schedule on-campus interviews, and find your next intern or hire.

The Center for Life Success is a member of NACE – National Association of Colleges and Employers. We also abide by their Principles for Ethical Professional Practice  and expect recruiters to.

Developing Alumni Careers for Life

Whether you are a recent graduate starting your first job, a mid-career professional, or holding a senior leadership/C-suite position, career and professional development is essential to remain relevant, viable, and competitive in the job market. We are working to provide you with resources that help you grow, nurture, and maintain your career skills and experience.

Resources and More

The McCree Center for Life Success offers several resources to assist you in your career development. Recent graduates can utilize Handshake to look for job opportunities around the country. Email to request or reactivate your Handshake account.  Mary Baldwin alumni have lifetime access to Handshake. 

Join the McCree Center for Life Success LinkedIn Group to network with fellow alumni and friends of Mary Baldwin.

Schedule a courtesy appointment with an experienced staff member at the McCree Center for job search advice, resume development, and more by emailing

Events and Career Fairs

All Mary Baldwin-sponsored career fairs are open to the entire Mary Baldwin community. Career-related programs are posted under the Events section in Handshake. Be sure to read the program content carefully to ensure it is open to alumni. 

Giving Back

If you are interested in serving on a panel, volunteering for a program, or being a mentor, please email Thy Nguyen, Executive Director of the McCree Center for Life Success, at

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Contact & Location


101 E Frederick Street
Staunton, VA

McCree Center Hours

Monday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am- 4:00 pm

You can also make an appointment with one of our team members by logging into your Handshake account and easily setting up an appointment there!