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Discovery Externships

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Externs at Daily Behavioral Health & IHM Child Center

Discovery Externships are unpaid short-term summer experiences:

  • offered excusively to K College first years and sophomores
  • hosted by Kalamazoo College alumni and parents of K students
  • 1-4 weeks in length
  • includes living with the host and observing day-to-day lifestyle

Additional benefits include:

  • access to professionals and first-hand experience in your field of interest
  • networking with alumni and their colleagues
  • mentoring and informal discussion during the Homestay
  • enhancing your professional and personal skills
  • getting a "taste of the industry" before feeling the pressure to choose a certain career path