Alumni Resource Center (ARC)

The Alumni Resource Center (ARC) is an online career development hub for U.S. citizen ExchangeAlumni. ARC provides ExchangeAlumni with courses, trainings, and other resources to develop professional skills and abilities, market themselves, and explore careers in and outside of public service.  


  • USAJobs: Apply with Confidence | Monday, June 17 at 6:00 p.m. ET
    Learn how to navigate the USA Jobs site while also gaining insight on how to improve yourtheir federal resume. Register HERE by 12:00 p.m. (noon) ET Monday, June 17.

    • Moderator: Karen Audant [Fulbright Research Scholar]
  • Alumni Panel: U.S. ExchangeAlumni in Federal Careers | Tuesday, June 18 at 1:00 p.m. ET
    Hear from ExchangeAlumni in the federal government as they discuss their journey into their current position. Register
    HERE by 12:00 p.m. (noon) ET Monday, June 17.

    • Bratislav Stankovic [Fulbright Scholar Program]
    • Caitlyn Phung [Youth Ambassador]
    • Ayanda Francis [Critical Language Scholarship]
    • Eric Benninghoff [Fulbright Student Research Program]
    • Moderator: Nolen Johnson [Office of Alumni Affairs]


  • Sign up: Complete the form on the right side of this page to request access to ARC.
  • Verification: Verification of your U.S. citizen ExchangeAlumni status by the Office of Alumni Affairs may take up to 10 business days. If you have not done so, make sure to sign up for the ExchangeAlumni website and join the U.S. citizen ExchangeAlumni group, as this may assist with expedited verification.  
  • Username and Password: Once accepted, you will receive an email prompting you to create a username and password for ARC and how to navigate the Learning Management System. Here you will gain access to the library with resources.  
  • Begin Your Course: Due to limited seats, alumni will have 40 days to complete their course.


  • Exchanges on the Move: Unleashing the Power of Transferable Skills: Looking to learn about transferable skills? This course highlights how you can leverage your transferable skills as a U.S. ExchangeAlumni.
  • Applying for CDAF Course: Interested in learning more about CDAF? If you are considering applying for the Citizen Diplomacy Action Fund (CDAF), we recommend taking this course to strengthen your application.
  • Networking Booklet: Check out the ExchangeAlumni Networking Booklet, a resource which contains helpful tips on ways to expand your network, set up and prepare for informational interviews, and maintain relationships after the meetings.


View the ARC FAQs page or contact us at  


ARC is a digital extension of Career Connections and is sponsored and funded by the U.S. Department of State under a cooperative agreement implemented by Global Ties U.S. in partnership with the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

ARC Access

Complete the form HERE to request access to ARC.


View the ARC FAQs.