Developing career goals — and a plan of action to achieve them — is a central part of your Lake Forest education. With guidance from the Career Advancement Center, along with your professors, coaches, and a host of alumni, you’ll learn how to choose a major, build and activate a professional network, and develop a plan to position yourself for success after college.

  • Connect college experiences to your interests for career success. Study off campus, complete an internship (or three), conduct research, or write a senior thesis. They all will help you get the career you want after graduation. 
    Connect college experiences to your interests for career success. Study off campus, complete an internship (or three), conduct research, or write a senior thesis. They all will help you get the career you want after graduation. 
  • It’s time to commit! Our signature Career Pathways Program sets students on a path to career success. 
    It’s time to commit! Our signature Career Pathways Program sets students on a path to career success. 
  • 97% of our grads get jobs or enroll in graduate or professional school within a year of graduating.
    97% of our grads get jobs or enroll in graduate or professional school within a year of graduating.
  • Make connections. Lake Forest helps student build a network on campus and off to uncover the best internships and careers.
    Make connections. Lake Forest helps student build a network on campus and off to uncover the best internships and careers.
  • Connect to what you love and land a great job. The Career Advancement Center can help you reach your goal.
    Connect to what you love and land a great job. The Career Advancement Center can help you reach your goal.

RECENT NEWS

  • Interested in joining a community of students with similar career interests? Sign up today!
  • An impressive 97 percent of the Lake Forest College Class of 2015 was either employed or in graduate school six to nine months after graduation, according to data compiled by the College’s Career Advancement Center.

  • Students who plan to complete an unpaid internship during the summer or academic year may qualify for funding of up to $2500 to help alleviate costs associated with their experience. 

  • Lake Forest College is thrilled to partner with QuadJobs to manage part-time jobs for students. QuadJobs is a marketplace that connects families and small businesses with both Lake Forest College students and other students living locally who are interested in babysitting, tutoring, helping at parties, running errands, moving furniture… you name it.

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