Providing Invaluable Insight
The definition of Exploration is “the action of traveling in or through an unfamiliar area in order to learn about it.” The Knowlton Center coaches students as they journey through unfamiliar territory and begin to explore the world of possibilities that surrounds them. During exploration, students learn more about themselves and the world of work while identifying areas of occupational interest and strategies to help realize their goals.
Through Knowlton Center “First Looks, students are connected with alumni and friends of Denison for job-shadow experiences (aka Externships). These externships help students explore potential career paths by providing invaluable insight into the “real world.” Students network with and shadow successful professionals at reputable companies, in highly-desirable cities, and within many industries including; sales, finance, legal, marketing, public relations, medical, consulting, science, technology, non-profit, fine arts, education and many more. Students can also check out graduate and professional programs. First Looks range induration from partial days to multi-day experiences.