The Power of the Gettysburg Network

Concerned about saving the environment? Maybe meeting the general counsel of The Conservation Fund could help. Interested in addressing critical policy issues? Gettysburg’s Eisenhower Institute, located in the heart of the nation's capital, could be for you. Want to get your foot in the door of a Fortune 500 company? How about at Johnson & Johnson or AT&T? Or maybe an Ivy League graduate program is in your future?

Gettysburg College boasts a strong and active network of alums all over the world who are doing great work and they are eager to help other Gettysburgians get where they want to go. Each year, the Gettysburg network opens the door to thousands of career opportunities for Gettysburg students. In fact, nearly 75 percent of students from the class of 2013 say they used the Gettysburg network to help them find their first job.

"The breadth and depth of the alumni network, combined with the fact that our alumni are so willing to help and advise Gettysburg students, is one of the greatest benefits of a Gettysburg education.” – Andrew Barclay ’05, Assistant Director of the Gettysburg College Center for Career Development.

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Founded in 1832, Gettysburg College is a highly selective four-year residential college of liberal arts and sciences with a strong academic tradition. Alumni include Rhodes Scholars, a Nobel laureate, and other distinguished scholars. The college enrolls 2,600 undergraduate students and is located on a 200-acre campus adjacent to the Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania.

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