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Career and Professional Success

Bulldogs Connect powered by Wisr

Blue button with the word launch and logo for Bulldogs Connect (powered by Wisr).Bulldogs Connect (powered by Wisr) is our online platform on which over 800 Butler grads from around the world have signed up to help students and fellow graduates find jobs, prepare for interviews, and more. Joining and utilizing the network is free.

Returning usersLaunch Bulldogs Connect (powered by Wisr)

Signing Up

Students can activate their Bulldogs Connect account using their Butler email address

Graduates can register by emailing thensley1@butler.edu for their access link

Icon of a blue circle containing a magnifying glass Search for graduates and professionals in your areas of interest
Icon of blue circle with two speech bubbles Chat about job and internship opportunities from across the globe
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Connect with Butler graduates and network by industry, identity, location, and more

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How Does It Work?

Visit Your Personal Dashboard

Next steps are personalized based on your goals, offering tips on how to get the most out of the network. Recommended connections are calculated based on factors like career goals, academic interests, educational background, and organization memberships.

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Configure Your Goals and Areas of Expertise

Select what you need help with and/or the help you're willing to provide to others.

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Use Flexible Search Filters

Find graduates interested in helping you. Filter by criteria like major, employer, job title, city of residence, school affiliation, and volunteer items. For example, students and recent graduates looking to pursue a career in business outside Indiana could search for and find former Finance grads who live in Chicago and are willing to both discuss their career paths and help in the job hunt.

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Chat or Schedule Calls with Conversation Templates

Text messages to graduates. Or, utilize the built-in call scheduler. You choose from a configurable list of reasons for reaching out, and the network automatically creates an introductory message template.

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Find Members in Communities

Explore shared interests, identities, goals, and geographic locations. Groups include our Career Communities (Entrepreneurship, Non-Profits, Sports and Entertainment, and STEM), Identity Communities (African-American, LGBTQ, Study Abroad), and Destination Communities (Central Indiana, Chicago, Denver, and more).

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Check Out Upcoming Events

The CaPS office and members post items of interest to members, including: events related to career development, Alumni Association programming, and happenings in communities around the country.

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Logo for BU Be Well - Career and Life Skills dimensionBU Be Well

Our office supports the Career and Life Skills dimension of BU Be Well.

We help you focus on building and maintaining successful skills for future or current careers, including internships, employment, financial planning, graduate school, and gap year/service programs.

Learn more about BU Be Well.