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Volunteer with Us

Your time and talents are valuable tools that help to give our students a competitive advantage.

Alumni, Parent and Family Volunteers Provide Guidance to Students

Thank you for your interest in volunteering to support Lafayette College students! Follow the appropriate link(s) below to get information about how you can volunteer  to help students. The Gateway Career Center is also happy to discuss additional ideas. Contact us at careers@lafayette.edu or (610) 330-5115.

  • Alumni-Student Network: Share your expertise and passion for your work by being a part of our GatewayLink virtual networking system. Learn more about GatewayLink and register to join here.
  • Networking Programs: Participate in regional and/or virtual networking programs. These programs provide students with the opportunity to hone their networking skills, learn about career areas, and seek the advice of professionals. Past networking programs have taken place in Boston, California, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., and through various virtual platforms. Update your contact information here to ensure an invitation to regional events.
  • Mock Interviews in the Field: Conduct mock interviews, either in-person at your work place or remotely. These experiences allow students to test their interviewing skills through realistic practice with a professional in their field of interest.
  • Workshop/Panel Presentations: Return to campus and share your expertise with students. Topics and times vary throughout the academic year.

Talent is Evenly Distributed. Opportunity is Not.

**Article, video, and story written by PeopleGrove and originally published here:

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 …

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Students shadow alumni and parents across range of industries

By Stephen Wilson

For some students, January might be a break between terms, but for nearly 300 Lafayette students it became a career-defining moment as they shadowed alumni and parents in a range of industries and work environments across the …

By Gateway Career Center
Gateway Career Center
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