September 19th 2023
Allegheny College is one of 25 institutions nationwide accepted into the Council of Independent Colleges’ (CIC) inaugural cohort of their Work-Based Learning Consortium. The consortium will support institutions in easing barriers to internship access and job market preparation, particularly for students from underrepresented groups. “Allegheny College is honored and excited to participate in this opportunity.
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A winter break seminar in Washington, D.C., took a dozen Allegheny College students into some of the nation’s most important institutions of government — and gave them an insider’s look at careers in law and public policy. The College’s Law & Policy Program sponsored the nine-day seminar, “Institutions and Interests that Shape the Policy Process,”
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November 28th 2022
After learning about anti-hunger movements and policy as an intern with the Congressional Hunger Center, London DeJarnette ’24 decided to bring these experiences back to Allegheny College by starting a chapter of the Food Recovery Network right here on campus. A student-led movement, Food Recovery Network aims to fight food waste and end hunger in
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November 15th 2021
Allegheny College junior Becca Winton wanted to take a hands-on approach to make a positive impact in underserved communities — and Generation Teach was the ideal opportunity. Through the program, Winton spent six weeks providing academic opportunities to children in schools in Providence, Rhode Island, during summer 2021. Winton was selected for a Generation Teach
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Allegheny College was recently accepted into the Summer on the Cuyahoga (SOTC) program in a unanimous decision by the SOTC Board of Directors. This unique summer internship and immersion program helps college students explore professional, civic and social offerings of the greater Cleveland region. Allegheny College joins partner schools Case Western Reserve, Colgate, Cornell, Denison,
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As 2020 drew to a close, Annemarie Murphy, a 1991 Allegheny College graduate, knew she needed some versatile and talented student interns to help handle increased loan activity at First Bank of the Lake, where she is the executive vice president and president of Small Business Administration lending. She reached out to Jim Fitch, Allegheny’s
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It’s indeed a familiar routine for many college students seeking their first professional position: Search. Click. Apply. Repeat. And hope to hear back. Even with thousands of opportunities just a website visit away, more than 80 percent of job seekers ultimately report finding employment through some form of personal contact, said Allegheny College Director of
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It’s still relatively early in the semester, but now is the time for Allegheny College students to think about and plan what they would like to be doing this summer, especially when it comes to internships and gaining valuable work experience. That’s the message from Jim Fitch, Allegheny’s director of career education, who says there
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