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A Pipeline to Talent: An Update with some Monroe-Brown Interns

A Pipeline to Talent: An Update with some Monroe-Brown Interns Recent Kalamazoo College graduates sometimes assume there are no opportunities in Kalamazoo for job growth, and so they move to bigger cities. This perception is often a misconception, and to help set the record straight, Joan Hawxhurst, director of the […]

Summertime: No Day at the Beach for these Kalamazoo College Students

Summertime: No Day at the Beach for these Kalamazoo College Students Just as many newly minted Kalamazoo College graduates are heading into the work world, rising K sophomores, juniors, and seniors are venturing into their own workplace adventures. Steeped in a historical commitment to experiential education, the Career and Professional Development […]

Neurosurgery Internship

Brielle Bethke ’16 did an independent internship at the University of Louisville Center for Neurological Surgery. There she assisted with physical therapy, conducted data analysis, shadowed physicians and researchers, and met people with a unique outlook on life. Her work […]

Headline and Lead Combine “Data,” “Value,” and Kalamazoo College

Portrait of Associate Provost Paul Sotherland A Wall Street Journal article (“College Uses Test Data to Show Value,” by Douglas Belkin, February 20, 2014) describes K’s efforts to measure (and market) the gains its students experience in critical thinking and problem solving skills because of the […]

Active Autumn in Career Education

Bret Linvill ’15 during his summer internship, flanked by alumni supervisor Jerry Mechtenberg-Berrigan ’97 and Jerry's son, Amos. Autumn’s active in the Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD). The Recruiting Expo and the Professional Development Institute are hard-to-miss fall events. And you often find CCPD staff speaking in upper-level classes and first-year seminars. Every day CCPD staff […]

Double Intern

Zoe Beaudry standing with children and their art So eventful was the junior year of senior Zoe Beaudry that she made sure the summer following was just as worthy in terms of experiential opportunities. Zoe studied abroad in Israel during her junior fall and winter terms. That was […]

Writer’s Voice Rising

Alejandra Castillo ’15 will be the first in her family to graduate from college, and she is making her family proud every step of the way. “My three siblings dropped out of high school in the 9th grade. The fact […]

It’s not dirt, it’s SOIL: Reflections from a K summer internship

Monica Cooper '14 in a lab Monica Cooper ′14says she is “really excited about pursuing a masters and/or Ph.D. after I graduate.” A big reason for her enthusiasm is taking place right now–her summer internship working on the Kellogg Biological Station Long-term Ecological Research experiment, or […]

Freshly Filtered Fertilizer

Compost Intern Sammy Jolly with the beginnings of a bike Samantha Jolly ’15 is building a bike that will help save the world. As you know, the Kalamazoo College campus is covered with gardens large and small. But did you know that the College produces some its very own compost […]