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 will:

  • 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
  • Students who plan to complete an internship during the fall 2015 semester may qualify for funding of up to $2,500 to help alleviate costs associated with their experience. Deadline: August 20.

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    Looking for a job or internship?  Preparing for graduate school admissions interviews? Forester Career Network alumni and professional volunteers are ready to help you prepare for some of the most common interview questions during Mock Phone Interview Week.
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    Each year, the College collects information from recent graduates about their pre and post grad experiences. Win an iPad or Visa gift card for your survey response!
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    Lake Forest College students and Alumni now have access to a new career research tool! Vault Campus offers in-depth intelligence on what it is really like to work in an industry, company or profession and resources that can help with career exploration as well as landing that ideal job or internship.