Careers and Internships

At Lake Forest, we give our students direct access to career services from day one, amazing internships in nearby Chicago, and a powerful network of alumni and friends interested in helping them begin their careers. And it’s that access that gives our students an edge on a bright future. 

A Lake Forest education produces results: 

  • More than 90% of our graduates get jobs or admission to graduate schools, much better than the average
  • 100% of finance majors who graduated in 2012 secured finance jobs with higher than average salaries
  • 95% of education majors immediately found jobs in schools
  • More than 90% of students who applied to medical school were admitted

Explore opportunities in these areas:

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    A recent survey of the Class of 2012 boasts a greater than normal rate of students who secured full-time employment, enrolled in graduate school, or solidified other plans such as volunteer work within six months of graduating.
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    The Forester Career Network connects Lake Forest College students with professional alumni, parents, and friends of the College in order to further their career development. The most important requirement is a willingness to share your time and career expertise with students.