Tag Archives: career development

K’s Latest K-Trek Passes all Tests

Kalamazoo 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! “We wanted a K-Trek that would accommodate more students and provide more types of student-alumni and student-thought … Continue reading

Video: Career Summit Brings Execs, Thought Leaders to K

Hilmon Sorey at the K Career Summit Twelve top executives, entrepreneurs and thought leaders from high-tech, venture capitalism, and health care related fields came to Kalamazoo College on April 7 and 8 for the College’s inaugural Career Summit. They interacted with about 120 students, while challenging the … Continue reading

K Plans Career Summit for April 7 and 8

K Career Summit 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. Through interactive break-out sessions, themed … Continue reading

First-Year Student Wins Entrepreneurship Grant

Mansi Dahal ’20 has a vision so impressive that the Michigan Colleges Alliance (MCA) has awarded her one of its Independent Innovators Network Scholarships. The scholarships recognize entrepreneurial concepts submitted by students from the 15 MCA schools. Mansi will receive … Continue reading

Providing Professional Experience and Networks

Kalamazoo 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. There are three ways to get involved, according to Joan Hawxhurst, director … Continue reading

Duo Completes Prestigious Internship

Kalamazoo College senior Sara McKinney and junior Shawn Fair secured and completed Monroe-Brown internships this summer. Monroe-Brown internships are local opportunities that include at least 400 paid hours of work with a Kalamazoo area company, valuable networking, and scholarship funding … Continue reading

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

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

[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