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Bastian Family Center for Career Success
2 East South Street
Galesburg, IL 61401
Knox alumni who are seeking to change careers, make the transition from graduate school to the world of work, or simply seeking new opportunities are welcome to utilize our office and services.
We also are actively seeking alumni involvement in our programs and initiatives designed to prepare Knox students for professional success.
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Assistance with Resumes, Cover Letters, Job Search Strategies, etc.
The Bastian Family Center for Career Success is ready to help you recruit for jobs, internships, etc. and is offering several options (all at no charge) to help you do that:
Through Knox’s KNect platform, you can indicate your interest in serving as a resource for Knox student and alumni, and join career-related discussion groups.
Through our heavily-utilized Career Clothing Closet program, students can access clothing for interviews, networking events, presentations, LinkedIn Profile pictures, formal events, etc. Clothing is all donated by alumni and friends of the college. We need and accept: Suits, Jackets, Dress Pants, Dress Shirts/Blouses, Ties, Shoes, Dress Socks, Overcoats, Briefcases, Dresses, and Accessories a student may need to make a positive impression.
You can either drop donations at our office (Alumni Hall - Suite 222) or ship to: Bastian Family Center for Career Success, Knox College, 2 East South Street, K-Box 232, Galesburg, IL 61401-4999. If you ship, please include a note in your shipment with your name and full mailing address.
All of the resources available to Knox students are also available to alumni. This includes consulting on topics such as self-assessment, career exploration, job search strategies, resume & cover letter construction, and interviewing & negotiation skills. As well, Knox alumni are welcome to stop by to make use of the Bastian Family Center for Career Success's library and computer resources when on campus.
For more Alumni information, please visit the Knox Alumni page.