Career Networking Dinners are an opportunity for Gettysburg students to socialize and network with alumni, parents and friends of the College and are typically held the second week of January during winter break.

Hear about various career areas, get suggestions about your own career or graduate school path and network with potential employers for internships or full-time jobs.

January 2017 Career Networking Dinners

Don't miss this opportunity to connect with Gettysburg alumni and parents, build your professional network, get advice on looking for your first job, and ask questions from professionals in a variety of careers.

Career Networking Dinner Date: All dinners are Tuesday, January 17 (unless otherwise specified by a host)
Applications Available: Week of October 24
Applications Due: November 6 by 11:59p.m.
Students Notified: Before Thanksgiving break

Mandatory Networking Dinner Preparation Workshop for Participants: Week of November 30.
*Students studying abroad at the time of the session will be sent information via email.

Sampling of 2016 Networking Dinners:

  • Westminster, MD - Lorna Rice '81 (Social Work/Healthcare)
  • Greenwich, CT - Peter Carlson '80, P'17 & Peter Gambee '82 (Business/Finance/Investment)
  • New York, NY - Eric Handler '86 (Sports Entertainment/Industry)
  • Boston, MA - Mark Burkhard P'17 (Human Resources)
  • Arlington, VA - Brent LaRosa '00 (Government/Foreign Service

Students are responsible for transportation to the Career Networking Dinner. Alumni and Parent hosts are responsible for the meal and venue.

Funding Assistance

Funding assistance is available to help with transportation costs for participants who need financial assistance in order to participate in the program. Accepted students can apply for funding assistance, if needed, through the Center for Career Development. Funding is limited to those students who have traveled greater than 35 miles from their residence.

Questions? Contact Cathy Bain, cbain@gettysburg.edu, Administrative Services Assistant.

Alumni and Parents - Volunteer!

Inspire a student's career! Interested in offering to host students in your home or at a local restaurant and sharing your career experiences? Contact Tiffany Kurzawa, tkurzawa@gettysburg.edu, Assistant Director of the Center for Career Development, to learn more about the program.