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Things that every Knox graduate carries with them after Knox:

  • A resume packed with tangible experience—internships, study abroad, service, leadership.
  • The ability to live and work and collaborate with people from all over the world who don't think or act like you. In other words: the ability to be an effective member of the 21st century.
  • The ability to come up with big, bold ideas—and then find small, concrete, profound ways to bring them to life.
  • The ability to be both critical-minded and constructive; to be both analytical and action-oriented; to be both idealistic and pragmatic; to be both self-motivated and community-minded.

Employers that recently hired Knox alumni:

  • Abbott Laboratories

  • American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, Washington, DC

  • Bank One

  • BlackRock

  • Boeing, Seattle

  • Bridges to Community, Nicaragua

  • Chicago Board of Trade

  • EPIC Systems Corporation

  • Goldman Sachs

  • Google

  • IBM

  • IHS Markit

  • Kirkland & Ellis

  • Motorola

  • Oregon Shakespeare Festival

  • Prudential

  • Sigma-Aldrich

  • Teach for America

  • World Vision, Thailand  

Professions where you're most likely to find Knox alumni:

  • Corporate manager
  • Teacher
  • Attorney
  • College professor
  • Sales representative
  • Chief executive officer
  • Physician
  • Educational administrator
  • Scientist
  • Business consultant
  • Accountant/auditor
  • Computer programmer
  • Writer/editor
  • Broker
  • Government administrator

Things recent employers have to say about Knox alumni:

  • "Knox students don't shy away from a challenge. Don't understand a business process? They research it. Don't know a coding language or API? They learn it. I've rarely, if ever, heard the phrase, ‘I can't' come from a Knox intern."—Eric Miller ‘02, Founder and CEO, DocuWrx
  • "Epic values the well-rounded liberal arts education students receive at Knox College and actively recruits students majoring in everything from classics to computer science."—Ann O'Leary, Human Resources Recruiter, Epic Systems
  • "Knox students join our company with strong lab experience coupled with a broad, well rounded educational background; this enables these individuals to excel."—Nick Dalton, Senior Scientist, MillaporeSigma

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Printed on Sunday, April 5, 2020