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Full CCPD Event Calendar

Recruiting Expos --- which happen during the Fall and Spring terms --- involve an evening of employer and graduate school information tables and sessions led by recruiters in an informal atmosphere. 

Career Summit --- Led by Brad O’Neill ’93, creator of K to the Bay and a serial entrepreneur and investor, this exclusive opportunity to connect with industry leaders takes place on the Kalamazoo College campus so as many students as possible may participate. Through interactive break-out sessions, themed panel discussions, and networking opportunities, students of all majors gain priceless information about what to do (and what not to do) to position themselves for success in a fast-changing and unpredictable global job market.

Professional Development Institute is an annual intensive professional development opportunity that engages students, alumni, and friends of the College. The PDI aims to help students consider and prepare for “Life after K.” Through professional networking, mentoring, skill-building, reflection and discussion, and more, students and career professionals hone skills and deepen connections necessary for successful post-graduate pursuits.

Passions to Professions (PtoP) lunches offer students the chance to have a casual meal with a visiting professional while learning more about a career path. Faculty are welcomed to suggest PtoP speakers by contacting career@kzoo.edu. PtoP lunches occur throughout the year, are open to the public, and meal tickets are provided for those without meal plans.