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.

100+ 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 and more!

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.

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.

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

Jun. 5 - Jul. 31

Credential: Financial Management

Many decisions you make have financial significance. Learn how financial concepts relate to organizational success. The program contains a series of modules that will introduce you to apply skills used in finan

Jun. 6 - Aug. 1

Credential: Marketing & Brand Strategy

Learn how to drive value through marketing, with a focus on brand strategy. Participants will gain an understanding of Marketing as a fundamental discipline needed to create and build successful brands, busines

Jun. 6 - Aug. 1

Credential: Business Analytics

Gain in-depth knowledge in the emerging field of analytics in business. In this course, you’ll learn the fundamentals of analytics and how to deploy these technologies to support an organization’s business stra

Jun. 7 - Aug. 2 5:30pm - 8:30pm

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. You’ll prepare, an

Jun. 12 - Jul. 28

CX Innovation Lab

CX Innovation Lab is a transformational summer opportunity in Columbus for college students and recent graduates. During one resume-building summer in Columbus, Ohio, you’ll network with business professionals

Jun. 13 - Aug. 2 11:00am - 7:00pm

Detroit Intern Experience

This summer's program will include 15 virtual seminars that cover skill building, professional development, financial literacy, and some of the most useful and relevant topics new hires are expected to know (or

Jun. 19 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Workshop: Budgeting Bootcamp

To officially confirm your spot in this program, please finish registering on the Denison Edge website after you click "Register" in this Handshake event. Practice crafting your personal financial statements an

Jun. 27 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Internship Success Series: Build Your Network During your Summer 2023 Internship

The Internship Success Series is intended to help all students make the most of their Summer 2023 Internship Experience. This session, the first in the series, is focused on helping you feel comfortable buildin

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.

2022­-2023 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.

The Denison Difference

A Denison education sets you apart (and we can prove it):
We call it “the Denison Difference.”
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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Creative Career Match-up

A career fair for the arts brought together Denison students and creative professionals for an energizing and informative evening.

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