Career Exploration & Development By the Numbers for the 2012-2013 academic year.
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Career Exploration & Development 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. From your first day on campus, you are encouraged to participate in externships, internships, research, leadership activities, and service learning.
DULink is a web-based job-search tool for current Denison University students that enables students to manage their job, internship, and externship search process electronically.
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 information in this report was compiled based on voluntary responses from graduating seniors to inquiries made by Career Exploration & Development (CE&D). As a result of those efforts, this document summarizes the post-graduate activity for 93% of the Class of 2012.
AmeriCorps is a domestic service organization that places corps members in community service positions all around the country. AmeriCorps has three different programs, AmeriCorps VISTA, AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associate Program, and AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps).
City Year is an education focused non-profit organization that unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service to keep students in school and on track to graduation.
Jesuit Volunteer Corps supports organizations that provide direct service to people who are poor and marginalized by placing volunteers at schools, non-profits, and other sites around the world. JVs corps members bring energy and hope to the individuals and organizations they serve and gain valuable life skills, insights, and connections. During their service, they immerse in and reflect on four Catholic, Ignation values: spiritual growth, simple living, community with other JVs and those they serve, and the pursuit of social justice.
Lutheran Volunteer Corps is an independent, non-profit organization that enrolls corps members in a one-year, national volunteer service program. It is for people who want to explore their spirituality while working for social justice, living in intentional community with other volunteers, and practice sustainability in all aspects of their lives. LVC works with all people and does not discriminate on the basis of religious affiliation when hiring.
Since its’ origin in 1960, 210,000 Peace Corps volunteers have served in 139 host countries to work on issues ranging from AIDS education to information technology and environmental preservation. Peace Corps Volunteers continue to help countless individuals who want to build a better life for themselves, their children, and their communities.
Teach for America is dedicated to providing excellent education for kids in low-income communities. Filling high-need classrooms with passionate, high-achieving individuals who will do whatever it takes to help their students succeed is a critical peace of TFA’s approach – but it’s not enough to reach educational equity. Success relies on the work corps members do as alumni after their two-year commitment, from within the field of education and other sectors, to continue to expand opportunities for all students.
The personal statement is the opportunity to differentiate yourself from others and to sell yourself to the school, institution or particular program with whom you are applying.