It's not too early to get started.

Our team can conduct free career assessments, collaborate with you to identify goals, and introduce you to alumni working in your profession of interest. We’ll help you gain meaningful work experience by spending time in a field you’re passionate about.

Schedule a CDO Appointment

  • Schedule a career consultation

    Improve your understanding of your interests and skill sets by completing a StrengthFinder career assessment with a member of the CDO.

  • Find an alumni mentor

    Tap into the expansive global network of Kenyon alumni and parent career mentors who offer their invaluable insight and support. The CDO can show you how.

  • Complete a job shadow

    job shadow is an opportunity for students to explore a career of interest by observing an alumnus, alumna, parent or other volunteer in their place of work, typically for a period of 1-5 days.

  • Try a professional extension project

    Profession Extension Projects (PEPs) are project-based learning opportunities designed and offered by Kenyon alumni and parents who offer coaching and feedback.

Looking for a Job or Internship?

We can partner with you to seek out roles that match your interests and map out the pathway to applying. Build confidence in the search process by workshopping resumes and cover letters and conducting mock interviews.

Summer Internships

Cancer researcher, coach, director, analyst, acting apprentice, community outreach coordinator, congressional intern, youth ambassador, marketing photographer. These are just some of the titles that Kenyon students acquired in their time as interns.

Internships in the Community

The Community Internship Program offers a world of internship opportunities just minutes from campus. Area employers host Kenyon students for structured internships for 5-10 hours per week during the academic year.

Handshake is your career resource hub.

Log in with your Kenyon username and password to schedule apppointments with the CDO, access resume tools and search for opportunities on and off campus. Off-campus positions have been posted specifically by employers to attract Kenyon applications.