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Chicago Center Internships Prove Valuable for Two Britons

Kyle Alsheskie, '15, and Alissa Castellanos, '15
Kyle Alsheskie and Alissa Castellanos, rising seniors at Albion College, didn’t have to travel far to complete a rich experiential learning opportunity. The accounting and mass communication majors, respectively, found internships through the Chicago Center for Urban Life & Culture, and the real-world experience continued outside of work as they explored metropolitan life.

Webinar: Career Success Strategies

David Ross, '07

An Old Cliché: The Harder You Work, the Luckier You’ll Get

Albion College's Office of Alumni Engagement and Career and Internship Center hosted a free webinar on career success strategies on Thursday, August 13 from noon to 1 p.m. (ET).

David Ross, ’07 (right), offered a unique look at early career success strategies in this free webinar for Albion College students and alumni.

From Sales Manager at Mitsubishi to Business Development Manager at American Express, David Ross shows how grit and determination will help in your early career. In this webinar, you will learn:

  • Strategies to be successful in the beginning of a career
  • The role that grit and determination play in your job
  • How to increase awareness of the little details that can get a professional recognized

"I truly believe that my willingness to outwork those around me while thinking outside the box, a skill set that was instilled in me while at Albion, has ultimately resulted in continued career success despite significant obstacles," says Ross.

If you have questions about this webinar or other Career and Internship Center offerings, please contact the Center at 517/629-0332 or .

Albion Advantage Gives Students a Chicago Career Vision


Twelve Albion College students pursuing marketing and management met with alumni in the Windy City over semester break to learn about internship and job opportunities, network, hone their interview skills and learn some of the ins and outs about living and working in Chicago. The "Career Visions" trip, organized by the Office of Career Development, "gave me so much insight that I would not have if I did not go," said Lauren Wysocki, '13.