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Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC)

The Knowlton Center for Career Exploration supports Denison undergraduate students and alumni of all affiliations, backgrounds, identities, and lived experiences in navigating their career and professional goals. Joining the BIPOC Identity Community will provide you with information on opportunities, stories, mentors, and resources specific to BIPOC students and alumni. It is the first place to go to find a conference for your industry, internship or job opportunities from companies that value and support BIPOC voices and stories, and features of BIPOC Denison alumni and what they are doing now.

Internships Are NOT the Only Career Opportunities

As we approach the end of the academic year, it is incredibly easy to stress about what you’re doing for the summer. Most undergrads stress about finding “the perfect internship” to have “the perfect summer”, but internships are not the …

By Taylor Trimble
Taylor Trimble Peer Career Fellow: Social Impact, Education and Government
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Being an Inspirational and Self-Loving Educator: Deja Simley ’23

Deja Simley graduated from Denison in 2023 and was an Educational Studies major. When she first came to Denison she didn’t expect to become a 3rd grade Associate Teacher at Pace Academy. As a first-year at Denison, Deja thought she …

By Sarah Wuellner
Sarah Wuellner Peer Career Fellow: Social Impact, Education and Government
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Interested in Public Health? Mila Taffe ’24 shares her experience applying for an MPH.

Applying to Public Health school, or graduate school in general can be especially daunting. As a senior finishing up this application cycle, below are some recommendations to make your application process smoother and less intimidating! 

The first step before applying …

By Mila Taffe
Mila Taffe Peer Career Fellow: Social Impact, Education and Government
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Internship Spotlight: Adonte Mays ’25

Denison Edge’s internship options are a great place to begin your employment search, and Adonte Mays used his time last summer to prepare himself perfectly for future opportunities. As an employee at the Knowlton office, Adonte knows the importance of …

By Jonah Richardson '25
Jonah Richardson '25 Peer Career Fellow: Technology, Data and Science
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Local Politics Matter Too: Chanel Jordan ’26

Meet Chanel Jordan! Chanel is a sophomore Politics and Public Affairs and Black Studies double major and Educational Studies minor on a Pre-Law track who ultimately wants a career that helps to advance access to higher education for Black individuals. …

By Taylor Trimble
Taylor Trimble Peer Career Fellow: Social Impact, Education and Government
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Featured Alumni and Friends of Denison

Welcome to our Featured Alumni and Friends of Denison page! Here, you'll discover inspiring stories of Denison University graduates and supporters who have gone on to make remarkable contributions in their fields. Explore their profiles to learn about their career journeys, accomplishments, and the impact they're making in the world. Whether you're seeking mentorship, career advice, or simply curious about the diverse paths Denison alumni have taken, this is your gateway to connect with a community of accomplished individuals who share your Denison pride.

  • Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Executive Vice Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery, Associate Chief Orthopaedic Service Line, Chief Surgical Quality UPMC University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

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KnowTern was created to provide diverse undergraduate students with the resources and tools needed to excel in their early careers. …

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