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K Plans Career Summit for April 7 and 8

K alumnus Brad O'Neill with students in San Francisco UPDATE: Another Kalamazoo College Career Summit will take place April 6 and 7, 2018. Registration is now available. A select group of K alumni who are leaders in their fields will join Silicon Valley executives and venture capitalists for Kalamazoo […]

First-Year Student Wins Entrepreneurship Grant

Kalamazoo College first-year student Mansi Dahal 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 […]

Providing Professional Experience and Networks

Career and Professional Development Staff 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 […]

Duo Completes Prestigious Internship

Kalamazoo College students complete prestigious internships 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 […]

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

Kalamazoo College Studnet Ian McKnight Earns 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 […]

Internship Offers Experience in Digital and Community History

Kierra Verdun History major Kierra Verdun ’18 wasn’t planning on completing an internship this summer, but after speaking to her professor, Janelle Werner, the Marlene Crandell Francis Assistant Professor of History, about her post-grad plans, Kierra decided she needed some experience in […]

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

Portrait of Gabrielle Herin [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 […]

K-Plan and the Peace Corps

Peace Corps Volunteers 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 […]

Expanding Circles

Expanding Circles 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 […]