Programs and Events


The Career Advancement Center offers dynamic career programming for students in all stages of their career development.  

CAC Events & Programs

Information Sessions/Workshops
Check ForesterLink for upcoming sessions.  Past topics include internship information sessions and resume workshops, to name a few.

Volunteer Career Advisors
Volunteer Career Advisors are experienced professionals with numerous years working in different industry fields, who have donated their time to helping students with their job search. To schedule an appointment, call 847-735-5235.

Graduate School Programming
Check ForesterLink for events such as graduate school panels, graduate school information sessions and free graduate school practice exams.

Career Fairs
As a member of the Illinois Small College Placement Association, Lake Forest College students can participate in annual career fairs including Career Fest and the Spring Virtual Career Fair. The CAC also publishes information about career fairs around the country and world - check ForesterLink for details.

Employer Information Sessions
Occasionally employers offer information sessions for Lake Forest College students.  Check the ForesterLink for details.

Foresters Helping Foresters Program
The Foresters Helping Foresters program embraces networking and service opportunities within the Lake Forest College community.  The program celebrates the many ways in which students, alumni, faculty, staff and parents often come together to help one another. Listed below are events part of the Foresters Helping Foresters program. 

Foresters Helping Foresters Events

Forester Internship Week
Forester Internship Week is designed to connect students, alumni and employers through a weeklong series of career themed events, workshops, information sessions, and on-campus recruiting.

Speed Networking
Speed networking gives students, alumni, employers, and friends of the college an opportunity to network and exchange information through computer matched 5-minute conversations. 

The Mentor Program
Students and alumni are matched for a one-year-long relationship based on career interests.

Career Chats/Panels
Lake Forest College alumni visit campus to speak about career and professional experiences. The Career Advancement Center works with student groups and faculty to coordinate these events, which are often open to the entire student body. 

Mock Interviews
Alumni volunteers hold mock interviews on campus and over the phone. Students get valuable feedback on their interviewing skills and resume. A great way to prepare for your job or internship search!