Career Connections

Developing career goals—and a plan of action to achieve them—is central to a Lake Forest education. With our comprehensive four-year program, students graduate with the skills and confidence necessary to launch a career or go to graduate school.

Career Milestones: The Forester Career Plan

Continuous four-year career-planning support begins on day one. Students can:

  • Explore majors and careers
  • Pursue internships and research to gain experience
  • Connect with alumni and professionals in your area of interest
  • Develop stand-out resumes 
  • Interview for jobs and grad school with confidence
RECENT NEWS
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    Students who plan to complete an internship during the spring 2015 semester may qualify for funding of up to $2,500 to help alleviate costs associated with their experience.

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    Six months after graduation, 94 percent of the Class of 2013 either had a job, were enrolled in graduate school, or were pursuing other options.
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    The College’s hallmark Speed Networking event drew a record 145 students and 95 professionals who connected during the annual job-finding hotspot.

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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.

 

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