Career Services – Your Career Path

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July 20, 2011

Introduction and Contacts

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One of the premier career development programs in the country and one of the reasons new graduates launch themselves so well, Gateway is an incredible added bonus to your Lafayette education. With a little planning and focus, you’re more likely to land that dream job or grad school with confidence and without any senior year […]

Goals and Talents

July 20, 2011

Freshman Year – Your Goals and Talents

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In the first year of your Gateway, you’ll start evaluating how your interests, skills, and talents connect to specific career fields and opportunities for graduate study. Here’s What You’ll Do: Attend a group Gateway orientation Meet with and begin discussions with your Gateway Counselor Consider academic and extracurricular choices at Lafayette that will support your […]

Network

July 20, 2011

Sophomore Year – Alumni, Externships And Networking

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In your second year of Gateway, you’ll begin to develop a network of contacts and get your first major career experience. Here’s What You’ll Do: Participate in workshops, alumni panels, career fairs, and other programs to build your knowledge, experience, and network of contacts. Continue meetings with your Gateway counselor to refine your career or […]

Networking

July 20, 2011

Junior Year – Interviews and Internships

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In your third year of Gateway, you’ll continue to build and refine your network of contacts, expand your career-related skills, and begin to focus on the employers or graduate and professional schools well matched to your future plans. Here’s What You’ll Do Meet with your Gateway counselor to refine plans for career and graduate study. […]

Interviews

July 20, 2011

Senior Year – Career Launch And Graduate School

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As your Lafayette education nears completion, Gateway’s counselors and resources can help you prepare for interviews, take advantage of your network contacts, and help you land the job you want or pursue other opportunities. Here’s What You’ll Do Begin the search for a job after graduation with employers in your area of interest. Prepare for […]