Life After K

Kalamazoo College students are successful in obtaining full-time employment, acceptance to graduate programs or other service-based positions they pursue in Life After K.

Class of 2017 Graduates

LIFE AFTER K HIGHLIGHTS

  • 90 percent of those who sought employment had secured jobs within six months of graduation.
  • 19 percent of the Class of 2017 was enrolled in continuing education.
  • 87 percent were employed, in graduate school, in the military or engaged in a gap/service year within six months of graduation.

Class of 2017
First-Destinations Survey

Life After K First-Destination Survey Results205 – employed""

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63 – graduate school or continuing education, enrolled

15 – graduate school or continuing education, not enrolled

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18 – service, gap year, etc.

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22 – seeking employment

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6 – none of the above

SELECT LIFE AFTER K EMPLOYERS

for Class of 2017 Graduates

  • 214 Interactive
  • 3Degrees Group, Inc.
  • Abbott Nutrition
  • Achievement First
  • Aerotek
  • AIDS Action Committee
  • Albion College
  • Amcor
  • Amy Zane: Store & Studio
  • APS and Associates
  • Auto-Owners Insurance
  • Bank of America
  • BEDA Language School
  • Bells Brewery
  • Big Grove Tavern
  • Brooke Public Charter Schools
  • Cafe Boba LLC
  • Camp Young Judaea Midwest
  • Campbell Science
  • CannonDesign
  • CDC – The Office for State, Tribal and Territorial Support
  • Center for Autism and Related Disorders
  • Centria Healthcare
  • Chubb Insurance
  • Circus Smirkus
  • Citizen Yoga
  • City Elementary
  • Clackamas Women’s Services
  • Clean Water Action
  • Cognitran
  • Congregational Summer Assembly
  • Consumers Energy
  • Deloitte
  • Derspinna Kennels
  • Doll Hospital & Toy Soldier Shop
  • Eagle Rock School and Professional Development Center
  • Enterprise Rent-a-Car
  • EOS Foreign School
  • Epic
  • ERACCE
  • ESIS
  • Fannie Mae
  • Farm & Wilderness Camps
  • Federated Service Solutions
  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
  • Fire Historical and Cultural Arts Collaborative
  • Florida Studio Theatre
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Forensic Fluids Laboratories
  • Fragomen
  • Gateway Academy, LLC
  • Grosse Pointe Public School System
  • Grubhub
  • Health Quest Physical Therapy
  • Henry Ford Health System
  • Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn LLP
  • Hoover Institution Library & Archives
  • Hudson Legal Group
  • Huntington Theatre Company
  • Insight Global
  • International Child Care
  • International Law Students Association
  • Iowa City Community School District
  • Irving S. Gilmore International Keyboard Festival
  • Irving S. Gilmore International Keyboard Festival
  • JET Progam
  • Jewish United Fund/Metro Chicago Hillel
  • Jones Lang LaSalle
  • Jupiter Family Medicine
  • Juvenile Transition Center
  • Kalamazoo Health & Community Services
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
  • Kalsec Inc.
  • Kate Spade & Company
  • Kellogg Company
  • Kenmar Corporation
  • Level Data, Inc.
  • Loomis Chaffee School
  • Madison Street Capital
  • Marketing Attribution LLC
  • MAXIMO NIVEL
  • McKeen & Associates, PC
  • Meijer Pharmacy
  • Michigan Immigrant Rights Center
  • Michigan State University
  • Midwest United FC
  • Milford Dental Care
  • Minsheng Securities
  • Morpace Inc.
  • MTN Ghana
  • Northwestern University
  • Oakwood Animal Hospital
  • Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
  • Pali Institute
  • Playmakers Athletic Footwear and Apparel
  • Plum Hollow Country Club
  • Pondera Leadership Consulting
  • Power Home Remodeling Group
  • Public Allies
  • Purple Rose Theatre Company
  • Quicken Loans
  • Research Tool Corporation
  • ScribeAmerica
  • Shearman & Sterling
  • smART Youth Arts Non-Profit
  • Spectrum Health
  • StrivePartnership
  • Stryker
  • Success Academies
  • The Brinery
  • The Children’s Center of Wayne County
  • The Fulbright Program
  • The Land Institute
  • The Satellite Brewing Company
  • The Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School
  • Tipping Point Theatre
  • Tivnu: Building Justice
  • Tri-Star Trust Bank
  • Troy Medical Center
  • Trunk Club
  • Tulsa Children’s Museum
  • United Shore
  • University of Illinois Hospital
  • University of Michigan School of Public Health
  • University of Utah Obstetrics and Gynecology Research Network
  • Upjohn Institute
  • Upwork
  • Van Andel Research Institute
  • VisTracks
  • Wakefield Research
  • Weinstein PR
  • Xperiel Inc.

SELECT LIFE AFTER K GRADUATE SCHOOLS

and Continuing Education Institutions

  • Boston University Pardee School of Global Studies
  • Boston University School of Communication
  • Central Michigan University College of Medicine
  • Clemson University
  • Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
  • Colorado State University
  • Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
  • Drexel University
  • Earlham College
  • Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • Great Lakes EMS
  • Indiana University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Michigan State University
  • Queen Mary, University of London
  • Ross University
  • San Francisco Conservatory
  • Temple University
  • University of Texas at Dallas
  • University of Utah
  • University of Bonn
  • University of California Berkeley
  • University of Central Arkansas
  • University of Chicago Divinity School
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Massachusetts- Amherst
  • University of Michigan
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Southern California Gould School of Law
  • University of Texas School of Law
  • University of Washington
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Wayne State Univ. Law School
  • Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

 

Source: Each year, the Kalamazoo College Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD) gathers data from graduating seniors through the First Destination Survey. The survey asks students what their post-grad plans entail, and six months later the CCPD follows up to find out how graduates are engaged.