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Albion College Assumes Management of The Philadelphia Center

The famous LOVE sculpture in the Center City section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Since 1967, The Philadelphia Center has provided thousands of college students with a compelling semester of off-campus study—highlighted by a significant and meaningful internship experience with a top-flight employer—in one of the country’s largest, most diverse and most historic cities. Launched by the Great Lakes Colleges Association, the Center remains firmly rooted with the GLCA and its member colleges. This semester, a new chapter of that partnership has begun, as Albion College is now the official administrator of the program.

BRITx Talks Event Adds New 'Meaning' to Albion Homecoming

John Burks, '03, spoke at Albion College's BritX Talks event at the Ludington Center in downtown Albion as part of Homecoming 2017.
The theme was "Meaning" but the keyword was "opportunity" for Albion's first BRITx Talks event, held October 20 as part of Homecoming 2017 festivities. A rebellious student, a failed partnership, a lucrative-but-unfulfilling job, and a career-changing discovery made on an exercise bike—each gave the alumni presenters an unlikely opportunity to clarify the values and passions that have led to success.

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 .

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