What’s next for the Class of 2024?

Lafayette grads share where they’re headed, and the mentors, resources, and experiences that inspired their future paths.

By: Hasnat Aslam ’27, Bryan Hay, Kelly Huth, Stella Katsipoutis-Varkanis, and Brittany Martin

Access the full article here: https://news.lafayette.edu/2024/05/14/whats-next-for-the-class-of-2024/

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Alumni Spotlight: Andrew Chun ’12

Pronouns: He/Him

Lafayette Degree & Major(s): Bachelor of Arts, Government & Law; Minor in Environmental Science

Graduate Degree: Currently pursuing a Master of Business and Science degree in Urban Environmental Analysis at Rutgers University

Location: Lambertville, NJ

Title: Senior Project …

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Gateway: Summer 2024 Hours & Availability

Did you know that the Gateway Career Center is open all summer long? It’s true! The Gateway team is here to support you all throughout your summer break (and post-graduation, seniors!). If you’d like to schedule a time to meet …

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Alumni Spotlight: Chris LaTempa ’10

Pronouns: He/Him

Lafayette Degree & Major(s): Bachelor of Arts, American Studies (Social Justice concentration)

Graduate Degree: Master’s of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.) from the University of Pennsylvania’s School Leadership Program (Independent School Track)

Location: Drexel Hill, PA

Title: Director of …

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Alumni Spotlight: Marissa Crespo ’20

Pronouns: She/Her

Lafayette Degree & Major(s): Bachelor of Arts, Economics and Policy Studies (double major) with a Certificate in Financial Policy and Analysis

Location: New York, NY

Title: Assistant Vice President, Securities Services
Employer: Citigroup

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Alumni Spotlight: Cat (Leschin) Kyrillos ’19

Pronouns: She/Her

Lafayette Degree & Major(s): Bachelor of Arts, Biology and Women’s and Gender Studies (double major)

Location: Raleigh, NC

Title: Direct-to-Patient Marketing Manager
Employer: ViiV Healthcare/GSK

Describe what your employer/organization does: ViiV Healthcare is a pharmaceutical company that is …

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Spring 2024 Gateway Career Center Calendar

Welcome back, ‘Pards! We’re excited to share with you our Spring 2024 student calendar, which you can access here. This calendar is updated weekly so be sure to check back regularly for newly added alumni, employer, and other career programming. …

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Alumni Spotlight: Rob Lo Giudice ’13

Pronouns: He/Him

Lafayette Degree & Major(s): Bachelor of Arts, English
Minor: Anthropology & Sociology
Graduate/Professional School Degrees:
Juris Doctor, New York Law School (2016)
Master of Law, International Sports Law; Master of Science, Sports Management, Columbia University (2018)

Location: Holmdel, …

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Alumni Spotlight: Ha Vu ’17

Pronouns: She/Her

Lafayette Degree & Major(s): Bachelor of Arts, Computer Science and Anthropology & Sociology
Minor: Film & Media Studies
Were you an international student during your time at Lafayette? Yes

Location: New York, NY

Title: Senior Software Engineer
Employer:

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Alumni Spotlight: Allie Shumeyko ’14

Pronouns: She/Her

Lafayette Degree & Major(s): Bachelor of Arts, Film & Media Studies and English (Writing Focus)
Minor: Women’s & Gender Studies

Location: New York, NY

Title: Director of Content Production
Employer: Lippe Taylor Group

Describe what your employer/organization does: …

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Elevate Your Professional Presence with Our Career Closet and LinkedIn-Ready Headshots!

As college students, we understand the importance of making a strong first impression in the professional world. Whether you’re attending career fairs, networking events, or preparing your LinkedIn profile, presenting yourself with confidence and professionalism is essential. The Gateway Career …

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Welcome to Career Resource Central!

Welcome! Here you will find a centralized collection of all resources, opportunities, and events that Gateway provides. Take your first step by signing up for personalized communications related to your career interests, personal identities and affinities, and career planning needs.

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What is a Career Interest Community?

Career Interest communities, available from the “Explore Career Interests” menu of the site, allow you to connect with career field-specific alumni, information, and resources to explore your professional interests and connect to meaningful opportunities. We encourage you to follow any of …

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Peak recruitment seasons by industry that international students should know

Authored and published by Interstride; access full article here: https://interstride.com/blog/peak-recruitment-seasons-by-industry-that-international-students-should-know/

Are you a college student wondering when to start applying for a full-time job? In the US, the timing of when you should apply for jobs varies widely depending on …

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Who’s Hiring? 7 Organizations Advocating for the LGBTQ+ Community

Pride Month is a vibrant celebration and important reminder of the ongoing struggle for equality and acceptance for the LGBTQ+ community. It honors the bravery of those who fight for basic rights and continue to champion diversity in all its …

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Trans and Non-Binary Career Advancement: How to Overcome Challenges at Work

Published by Diversity Jobs

Access the full article here: https://www.diversityjobs.com/career-advice/career-advice/trans-and-non-binary-career-advancement-how-to-overcome-challenges-at-work/

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Insider Tips for Landing Consulting Internships

If your career goal is to enter the consulting industry, you know that consulting internships are the best way to build relevant skills and learn more about the field. But given how competitive it is to land a consulting internship, …

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How To Reject A Job Offer Without Burning Bridges

Getting a job offer is worth celebrating, but not all the time. The employer may decide to post you in an unfavorable location or offer a salary that doesn’t meet your expectations. You may also get a better job while …

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How to Evaluate Company Culture for LGBTQ+ Friendliness Before Applying

Published by Diversity Jobs

Access the full article here: https://www.diversityjobs.com/career-advice/career-advice/how-to-evaluate-company-culture-for-lgbtq-friendliness-before-applying/

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Pride Month – Key Career Resources

LGBTQ+ pride and support is of paramount importance year-round. In honor of Pride Month, the Gateway Career Center would like to highlight this collection of career-related resources that have been compiled for members of our LGBTQ+ community: https://gateway.lafayette.edu/channels/lgbtq/. Within the …

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Don’t forget this one line on your resume, says former head of talent acquisition at Nike

By Gili Malinsky, CNBC Make It

Access the full article about the importance of anchor statements here: https://www.cnbc.com/2024/05/31/dont-forget-resume-line-how-an-anchor-statement-can-help-you-stand-out.html

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Steps to Get Found on LinkedIn Recruiter

We already know that a robust profile on LinkedIn betters your chances of landing your dream job. The site helps you network, make connections in your field, and research hiring managers, all helping you improve the success of your applications. 

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Uncertain About Your Career Path? This HR Leader Shares How She Found Her Perfect Match

From a young age, Charissa Wagner knew she had a knack for writing and working with people, but her career path wasn’t an obvious one. Although she went to college to pursue a degree in communications with a minor in …

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