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A Hands-On (Doors, Literally) Poli-Sci Internship

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Ian McKnight ’19 came to Kalamazoo College with aspirations of working in politics. After talking to alumnus Darrin Camilleri ’14 about careers relating to political science, Ian was offered an internship on Darrin’s campaign for State Representative this summer. During … Continue reading

More in a Summer: A “Quality” Internship at MDEQ

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[By McKenna Bramble ’16] 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. In order to … Continue reading

K-Plan and the Peace Corps

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Kalamazoo College ranks 14th among small colleges and universities nationwide in terms of the number of graduates who volunteer to serve in the Peace Corps. Since the agency was created in 1961, 288 K graduates have served overseas. Currently, nine … Continue reading

Expanding Circles

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Senior tennis player Katie Clark ’16 would be lying if she said she wasn’t nervous or scared when she decided to jump ship from Fairfax, Va., after high school and attend Kalamazoo College. But before she left, a close family … Continue reading

Summertime means internships for K students

Olivia Cares ''15 is a summer intern in the Kalazoo law office of Mike Ortega ''78.

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 they’ve studied in campus classrooms. The educational value of summer internships is increasingly … Continue reading

Bakers to Brewers

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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