In order to seed the idea of becoming alumni, some institutions give Alumni Services information along with a small gift when international students apply for post-completion OPT. This allows the student to learn a little bit about the organization and understand that Alumni Services will be in touch with them after graduation.
October 2014: Utilizing Overseas Alumni for Recruitment Assistance
As part of the international enrollment management lifecycle, alumni engagement is a key component. One way to engage alumni overseas while also increasing your reach is to rally your overseas alumni for assistance with recruitment.
- - How does your institution use overseas alumni for recruitment? How do you reach them?
- - What information is essential for overseas alumni to accurately and effectively represent the institution?
- - How do you keep overseas alumni continuously engaged?
International student recruitment is complex, costly and competitive. But universities can keep ahead by staying connected with overseas graduates.