Greek life and your experiences from it are not confined to your time in college. For those of you who are, or have been, a part of greek life there are many benefits to this that can be applied to the working world and finding the job you have always wanted. You can use your fraternity or sorority experience on your resume. Even sharing your greek experience could spark an instant connection on an interview.
Experience is not the only thing gained, the values you follow are also looked on favorably. Both greek organizations and corporations have mission statements. Your ability to lead based on these values can show that you will be able to do the same for your company. Leadership roles will be viewed as valuable experience that can be translated into your role in a job. Commitment and involvement are traits that are highly valued and by being a part of a greek organization for multiple years shows that you are able to uphold your commitment and responsibilities.
Philanthropy is an important part of greek life. The experience gained from taking part in community service and philanthropic events can be not only be rewarding for you, but will also look good on your resume. Lastly, don’t overlook the connections you can make through your fraternity or sorority. Many organizations have job placement opportunities or even have openings in their national offices.
– Jon Stiles, Marketing Associate