Developing Next Generation Career Services

Strategies for Increasing Alumni and Employer Engagement

Topics: Internships and Co-Op Programs, Career Services, Student Experience, Student Affairs, Student Employment, Experiential Learning

Leveraging Institutional and Community Strengths

Faculty, Alumni, and Business Leaders Serve as Program Mentors


The Entrepreneurial Alliance includes workshops, panel discussions, and presentations led by a mix of alumni, faculty members, and community business leaders. Alumni also volunteer to act as mentors, helping students with a range of tasks from brainstorming business ideas to providing feedback on website concepts. The program culminated in a seed-funding competition where students presented their business plans to a panel of judges.

Leveraging Institutional and Community Strengths

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Responding to an Unmet Need at Colby College

Introducing My Fresh Maine