When you give to the WVU Alumni Association, you make it possible to offer internships and career development, provide scholarships to underrepresented students and promote outreach by connecting alumni and friends around the globe. It's all about Mountaineers helping Mountaineers. Your generous gift has an immeasurable impact on students and fellow alumni.
Money raised through the WVU Alumni Greatest Needs Fund will support:
The Mountaineer Alliance is the business and networking arm of the WVU Alumni Association. We help connect business leaders to one another and empower organizations to form new partnerships with West Virginia University and the state of West Virginia. Mountaineers Hiring Mountaineers!
Internships and Career Development
Every year, the Alumni Association employs a team of interns who work side-by-side with our staff, receiving hands-on experience in their respective fields. Your gift directly helps current students prepare for the workforce.
Engagement with Alumni and Friends
Connecting alumni and friends across the country, the Alumni Association supports more than 75 chapters and interest groups that gather regularly to volunteer, cheer on the Mountaineers, recruit prospective students and fundraise for student scholarships.
Mentoring and Career Services
The Alumni Association offers mentoring programs and platforms like WVU CONNECT, to connect alumni to colleagues and students. The program, which has a global reach, features a place to share job postings, seek/offer mentorship and search to find classmates and groups, facilitating connection based upon interests.
Alumni Travel Outreach
Striving to keep alumni connected and informed, the Alumni Association maintains initiatives to share important updates from our alma mater. Your support helps to ensure the continuous production of the WVU Alumni Newsletter, monthly Alumni Spotlight videos, WVU Alumni podcast, the WVU Alumni App for smartphones and the WVU Magazine.