Articles: Tag: Career Education

Career and Professional Development Extends Far Beyond the Transactional: It’s an Ecosystem

Allegheny College delivers bountiful outcomes for alumni. The latest offerings of career support come by way of the revamped Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD). The value of the Center is broad and tangible, but often not understood by students. That’s where a refreshed look, new employer relationships, passionate alumni connections, and ongoing storytelling

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Allegheny College Student Completes Meadville-Fismes Sister City Internship

Did you know that Fismes, France and Meadville, Pennsylvania are sister cities with a relationship that dates back to World War I and II? American soldiers were critical in freeing the town from German Occupation, particularly in the Battle of Fismes in 1918.  For over a decade, the city of Fismes has welcomed Allegheny students

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Allegheny College To Join The Council on Independent Colleges’ Inaugural Work-Based Learning Consortium

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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Allegheny College Students Explore Law and Public Policy Inside the Beltway During D.C. Seminar Trip

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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Allegheny Student and Zero Hunger Intern Starts Food Recovery Network Chapter on Campus

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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Allegheny College Student Serves — and Learns — Through Generation Teach Fellowship

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 Joins Summer on the Cuyahoga Internship and Immersion Program

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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Alumni Connection Provides Allegheny Students With Financial Services Career Opportunities

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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Virtual Career Conversations Event Brings the Power of the Allegheny College Alumni Network to Students

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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