Forms, Policies, Publications

We understand that unexpected academic obligations, work commitments, and illnesses can affect your schedule. However, please advise the Center for Career Exploration of any change as early as possible, as there is a high demand for appointments. Your cancellation will allow us to offer your time slot to another student. Be sure to check your schedule carefully in order to avoid multiple appointment cancellations.

The Knowlton Center for Career Exploration is here to support you throughout different stages of your career planning at Denison. Our goal is to help you understand how your skills, abilities, and interests will shape your life after Denison.

Choosing a career is a process students need to go through—and students go through the stages of this process at different rates of speed. You can assist and support your students in each of these stages.

Dentists diagnose and treat problems with a patient’s teeth, gums, and related parts of the mouth. They provide advice and instruction on taking care of teeth and gums and on diet choices that affect oral health.

Advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) are recognized as vital to meeting the medical needs of the American public.

Physical therapists, sometimes referred to as PTs, help people who have injuries or illnesses improve their movement and manage their pain.

Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses. Physicians examine patients; take medical histories; prescribe medications; and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. Surgeons operate on patients to treat injuries, diseases, and deformities.

Physician assistants, also known as PAs, practice medicine under the direction and supervision of physicians and surgeons. They are formally trained to examine patients, diagnose injuries and illnesses, and provide treatment.

Veterinarians care for the health of animals. They diagnose, treat, or research medical conditions and diseases of pets, livestock, and animals in zoos, racetracks, and laboratories.

Occupational therapists (OT) treat patients with injuries, illnesses, or disabilities through the therapeutic use of everyday activities.

Optometrists diagnose, manage, and treat conditions of the human eye and visual system.

Registered nurses (RNs) provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members.

Employers can connect with students at Denison University by utilizing the On-Campus Recruiting (OCR) Program, which runs during the months of September, October, November, February, March and April. If you would like to schedule on-campus interviews, information tables or information sessions, please complete the online on-campus recruiting form.

The Graduate and Professional School Guide is designed to help you with questions about graduate school: from whether you should attend to more detailed information about how to apply and finance your education. The guide should answer some of your questions and provide you with many resources for further research.

The following timetable is a guide for students who plan to apply to law school.

A resource to assist students interested in pursuing graduate school in the healthcare field, specifically medical school.

A resource to assist students interested in pursuing medical school.

One of the most valuable things parents can do to help a student with career planning is listen: be open to ideas, try to help your student find information, and be nonjudgmental.

The information in this report was compiled by the Knowlton Center for Career Exploration on the most recent graduating class.

This Pre-Dental Guide is an overview of the programs, where they exist and when you should apply.