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AAEB Member Considers Externships a Vital Part of the K-Plan―Vital, perhaps a tad overlooked, and with a “porch time” aspect unique to K, Kalamazoo College’s Discovery Externship Program has connected students and alums since 2002. 

K’s Career Development Sees Great Numbers in Grad Destinies―Rachel Wood likes the numbers from Kalamazoo College’s most recent (class of 2016) First Destination Survey, especially participation (94 percent) and jobs secured (92 percent).

College’s CCPD Dinner Connects Students to Fortune 500 Company―In early May, 28 Kalamazoo College students had the opportunity to share a meal on campus with eight professionals who have at least two things in common—the K-Plan and careers at the Stryker Corporation, a Kalamazoo-based Fortune 500 medical technologies firm. Continue reading→

K's Latest K-Trek Passes all TestsKalamazoo College's latest K-Trek, K to the Windy City, tested two expansions-in numbers and event type. The results are in: success above expectations! Continue reading

K Plans Career Summit for April 7 and 8―A select group of K alumni who are leaders in their fields will join Silicon Valley executives and venture capitalists for Kalamazoo College’s Career Summit 2017 — two days of practical preparation for Life after K. Continue reading→

K Ranks 13th in Producing Peace Corps Volunteers―The Peace Corps announced today that Kalamazoo College ranks No. 13 among small schools on the agency’s 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. There are 10 Hornets currently volunteering worldwide. In 2016, Kalamazoo College ranked No. 14. Continue reading→

First-Year Student Wins Entrepreneurship GrantMansi Dahal ’20 has a vision so impressive that the Michigan Colleges Alliance (MCA) has awarded her one of its Independent Innovators Network Scholarships. Continue reading→

Providing Professional Experience and NetworksKalamazoo College’s Center for Career and Professional Development seeks alumni and friends interested in helping  students to gain the experience and networks that will advance their career aspirations. Continue reading→

Duo Completes Prestigious Internship―Kalamazoo College senior Sara McKinney and junior Shawn Fair secured and completed Monroe-Brown internships this summer. Continue reading→

A Hands-On (Doors, Literally) Poli-Sci Internship―Ian McKnight ’19 came to Kalamazoo College with aspirations of working in politics. ... Continue reading→

Internship Offers Experience in Digital and Community History―History major Kierra Verdun ’18 wasn’t planning on completing an internship this summer, but after speaking to her professor, Janelle Werner, the Marlene Crandell Francis Assistant Professor of History, about her post-grad plans, Kierra decided she needed some experience in digital history. ... Continue reading

More in a Summer: A "Quality" Internship at MDEQ―With a major in biology and a concentration in environmental studies, Kalamazoo College student Gabrielle Herin ’18 is interested in all of us – individuals and institutions alike – reducing our environmental impact. ... Continue reading

K-Plan and the Peace Corps―Kalamazoo College ranks 14th among small colleges and universities nationwide in terms of graduates who volunteer to serve in the Peace Corps. ... Continue reading→

Summertime means internships for K students ―Every summer, Kalamazoo College students fan out across the globe for summer internships. They gain workplace experience, acquire relevant skills and competencies, and test the academic theories ... Continue reading →

Bakers to Brewers―Half a dozen years ago first-year student Eeva Sharp ’13 was baking banana bread in the Trowbridge Hall kitchen when classmate (though, at the time, complete stranger) Trace Redmond ’13 walked in. “Oh, you’re doing it wrong,” he said. Lucky … Continue reading →

K Grads Secure Next Steps―A new meta-analysis shows that the Kalamazoo College liberal arts learning experience develops students who are better able than most of their peers to secure the post-graduation outcomes they seek. Last week at its national conference, the National Association of … Continue reading →

Memories, Mistakes, and Memos―During summer 2014 rising senior Andrea Johnson completed her third legal internship—this one at the United States Bankruptcy Court in Cincinnati, Ohio. Her reflections on her experience explore the relationship between doubts, misgivings, mistakes, professional and personal growth, and the freedom to fail. ... Continue reading→

Ten alumni put K on Teach For America top list―Ten recent Kalamazoo College alumni joined the Teach For America (TFA) corps in 2014. That’s enough to again place the College on the top-20 list of small colleges and universities that supply the greatest number of alumni (on a per capita basis) to TFA. ... Continue reading→