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Alumni Want to Help Students Network, Launch Careers

K to the Pacific Northwest image advertises careers event A group of Kalamazoo College alumni is calling upon itself to help students overcome pandemic-prompted challenges so they can build their networks and launch their careers. “One of the beautiful aspects of K is that we have such a rich […]

Amazon, K Students to Network in Career Development Event

Pacific Northwest Scenery Near Amazon Facilities K to the Pacific Northwest, a series of K-Treks helping students network virtually with alumni at global companies, is continuing from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday with K to Amazon. Offered through the Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD), K-Treks are traditionally career-immersion experiences in which students travel to […]

K Students to Connect with Nike, More Global Companies

K to Nike graphic with a view of the Pacific Northwest More students than usual will have a chance to participate in three K-Treks this term that will help them network with Kalamazoo College alumni and get to know what it takes to work at global companies such as Nike, Amazon […]

CCPD Internships Ease Study Abroad’s Pause

Stella Young, a junior political science major, was just one of the Kalamazoo College students who had planned to study abroad during the 2020-21 academic year. When the pandemic threw a wrench into those plans, she was disappointed. “Study abroad […]

Environmental Internships Fill in for Study Abroad

Environmental Internships Without study abroad available this year, Kalamazoo College faculty and staff got creative and developed a series of internships for 20 juniors who otherwise would’ve spent a term overseas, giving them experience through campus partners such as the Center for […]

Virtual Operations Keep Career Center Open for Business

CCPD Virtual Operations_fb3 Students concerned about facing the current job market can rest assured that a plan for virtual operations will keep Kalamazoo College’s Center for Career and Professional Development open for business this spring. Those virtual operations, though, will be different from […]

Washington Internship Boosts Student’s Love of Museums

Washington Internship for Facebook A fortunate pairing of four people with Kalamazoo College ties provided one student with a valuable internship experience last summer in Washington, D.C. Marie Kohrman ’22 was an intern at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), a home for […]

Zhang Financial Contribution to Help Students

Charles and Lynn of Zhang Financial Zhang Financial, one of the nation’s top fee-only financial advisory firms, will help Kalamazoo College support key initiatives in its strategic plan, Advancing Kalamazoo College: A Strategic Vision for 2023. Their generous contribution will help to better position K students […]

Career Summit 2019 Slated for April 12, 13

Five people leading a discussion in a Career Summit 2019 Preview   A distinguished group of Kalamazoo College alumni will provide students with two days of practical workforce preparation April 12 and 13 during Career Summit 2019. All students are welcome and encouraged to attend this special event targeting positive employment […]