Career Center

The Knowlton Center for Career Exploration
Network of 40,000+ Alumni
16 Career Coaches
96% of Grads Working in Desired Field

Programs & Opportunities

From building a resume to landing an internship to getting into graduate school or finding a great first job, our 16 career coaches and industry experts at the Knowlton Center are there every step of the way.

200+ on-campus career programs

$600,000+ for internship stipends

16 career coaches and over 3,300+ personal coaching sessions per year

Recruiters from Business, Technology, Healthcare, Finance, Consulting, Nonprofit, Government, and more!

Journey Program

Unsure what you want to do after college? You're not alone! In the Journey program, you will reflect on the kind of work that is fulfilling and determine what success means to you.

Personalized Career Coaching

There are lots of opportunities for your career coach to get to know you! Get personalized career advice in 1:1 appointments, or participate in workshops to learn interview skills, resume-writing, and LinkedIn best practices, to name a few.

Career Readiness Boot Camp

Over the course of three days, you’ll master career basics, explore industries and career paths, network with Denison alumni and professionals, fine tune your interviewing skills, and much more.

Career Communities

Seven unique communities provide industry knowledge, internship and job postings, resources, events and opportunities, connections with professionals, and more.

Career backdrop

Workshops, Events,
& Accelerators

Mar. 5 - Jul. 31 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Credential: Marketing Communications

In this course, we will explore how brand strategy and planning effectively come to life throughout a variety of channels in a larger marketing ecosystem. From brand identity, advertising, and creative executio

Jun. 3 - Jul. 29 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Credential: Financial Management

In this course, you will learn key financial concepts such as balance sheets, income statements, cash flows, working capital, budgeting, forecasting, and more. You will also gain applicable skills used in a var

Jun. 4 - Jul. 30 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Credential: Business Analytics

In this program, you’ll learn the fundamentals of analytics and how to deploy these technologies to support an organization’s business strategy. Participants will better understanding of analytics techniques, a

Jun. 5 - Jul. 31 5:30pm - 6:00pm

Credential: Foundations of Accounting

Understanding Financial and Managerial Accounting is a game changer for anyone in today’s job market, and this program will allow you to engage in a deep-dive exploration of this discipline. Through analyzing

Jun. 24 - Jul. 30 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Credential: Marketing & Brand Strategy

Participants will gain an understanding of Marketing as a fundamental discipline needed to create and build successful brands, businesses, nonprofits, products, and even professional individual identities. This

Aug. 14 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Internship Success Series: Interview with Confidence About Your Internship

<p>The Internship Success Series is intended to help all students make the most of their Denison Internship Program, Summer 2024 Internship. This interactive session will prepare you to talk confidently about y

Aug. 26 - 27 10:00am - 8:00pm

The Journey Program: August Early Arrival

<p>Are you unclear about what career path(s) might interest you? Not sure how to even start figuring it out? Do you know exactly what you want to do but need to create a plan to get there? Then “The Journey Pro

Sep. 18 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Building your Base Resume | Student Employment Career Series

Are you a first-year student interested in working on campus? Hosted by the Knowlton Center for Career Exploration and the Office of Student Employment, this workshop will help you get your resume ready to appl

Career connections across campus

Recruiting for careers and internships

Students can participate in on-campus employer recruiting programs and they can connect directly with employers, and learn about internship opportunities. Students can also get information about their professional interests through on-campus informational sessions, interviews, trips, and networking opportunities across the US.

Career-infused classroom learning

Denison provides career liaisons and career exploration and outcome programming to our faculty to help students articulate the workplace relevance of their coursework experience.

Flexible opportunities for student athletes

Denison brings career coaching directly to student-athletes to engage in career preparation while juggling demanding practice and competition schedules. Through workshops brought directly to the Mitchell Center and direct collaboration with teams, Career Coaches help students articulate and leverage their experiences as student-athlete in their career-planning journey.

Skill-building for student employees

On-campus jobs provide students the opportunity to develop personally and professionally while gaining skills that will help as they launch into careers post-Denison. A special student employment career series offers interactive workshops to student employees to leverage their on-campus employment as they become career ready.

Land the Life-changing Internship

Set your internship goals — what you want to learn, achieve, and contribute.

2023-2024 Museum Interns

Interns at the Denison Museum spend time with antiquities, art and objects that enhance their learning, and deepen their connection to their research.

Building relationships through art

Denison students bring summertime art programming to Otterbein Granville SeniorLife Community through residency experiences.

The Denison Advantage

A Denison education sets you apart (and we can prove it):
We call it “the Denison Advantage.”
of recent graduates are working in their desired field or position.
of alumni are currently employed or in graduate school.
of alumni are satisfied with how well Denison prepared them for professional success after college.

At Denison, you get a liberal arts education, plus pragmatic skills for the workplace. Employers want people who can assess a situation, ask probing questions, research the issue and propose solutions. They also want you to know how to master an excel sheet, manage a meeting, and budget your time. Students in every major learn these critical skills. It’s our secret sauce, and we’ve got the data to prove it.


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