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Volunteers Provide Guidance to Students

Thank you for your interest in volunteering to support Lafayette College students! Your time and talents are valuable tools that help to give our students a competitive advantage. See below for information about how you can help students.

*ATTENTION ALUMNI*: Please join us for a special opportunity to share your expertise and professional passions with Lafayette students through our GatewayLink virtual networking community.

Volunteer Opportunities for Alumni, Parents, & Families:

  • Host an Externship: Each January more than 300 Lafayette sophomores, juniors, and seniors participate in shadowing experiences through the Externship program. These two-to-five day, unpaid opportunities provide students with a glimpse of the host’s day-to-day work, career field, and industry. Learn more here.
  • Hire a ‘Pard: Support Lafayette students by posting jobs or internships. Providing a summer internship experience or connect students with existing internships at your place of employment provides a balance between the learning objectives of the student and the specific work an organization needs completed. Learn more here.
  • Employer Liaison: Serve as an organizational contact to support a recruiting relationship between your employer and Lafayette, and/or provide current information regarding job postings, career fairs and more.
  • Information Sessions: Share information with students highlighting your organization or industry on campus.

Lafayette students test out career options with January externships

Members of the Lafayette community welcome students to preview potential careers

By: Margaret Wilson 

Access the full, original artical here: https://news.lafayette.edu/2024/03/21/lafayette-students-test-out-career-options-with-january-externships/

Over winter break, more than 200 Lafayette students tried potential careers on for size, shadowing members of the broader …

By Gateway Career Center
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Jump-starting careers

Gateway Career Tracks program enables students to get a glimpse into their intended careers

By Madeline Marriott ’24

Access full, original article here: https://news.lafayette.edu/2024/02/05/jump-starting-careers/.

For some Lafayette students, there’s no better time than winter break to explore industries, connect with …

By Gateway Career Center
Gateway Career Center
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Talent is Evenly Distributed. Opportunity is Not.

**Article, video, and story written by PeopleGrove and originally published here:
https://www.peoplegrove.com/success-stories/career-access-lafayette-college/

To level the playing field for underserved student groups, Lafayette is using the PeopleGrove platform to promote career access for students and alumni—starting with career exploration.

Lafayette College …

By Gateway Career Center
Gateway Career Center
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