Thank you for thinking of Earlham College as a resource for your hiring needs. Whether you are looking to hire a full- or part-time employee or intern, Earlham College students and graduates are prepared to contribute to your organization in significant ways.
Why hire an Earlham student and/or graduate?
According to a 2014 survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, employers are looking for graduates who have decision-making, problem-solving, communication, and analytical skills. As liberal arts graduates, Earlham students are prepared to make an impact on the workplace and the world.
- Earlham’s challenging intellectual environment attracts diverse students with a variety of motivations. Whether academic, political, social, athletic, ethical or career-minded reasons brought them to Earlham, our students tend to share a common goal: they want to impact the world.
- Earlham’s principles, like integrity and respect for persons, foster personal accountability and thoughtful decision making in our graduates.
- Liberal arts grads are agile, flexible, and adaptable. They are able to apply their learning in a variety of environments.
- Ideas and innovation are valuable assets in our increasingly globalized marketplace. Our graduates are knowledgeable, passionate, and driven to make an impact.
- Earlham students have the analytical skills to understand the context of a problem and the bigger picture. In a constantly changing world, they are able to make connections and craft a vision for the future.
Our office currently subscribes to an online opportunity posting database called QuakeConnect. Employers who create an account on QuakeConnect will gain access to Earlham students and graduates through profile and online document review. You will also have the ability to post opportunities to the system for Earlham students and alumni to view. Go to QuakeConnect to create an employer account.
Starting an Internship Program
If you are interested in putting an internship program in place at your workplace, we have resources that can help you with this process. We can help you understand what you need to consider, how to get the most out of internships, and what the workplace needs to offer in order to have the greatest success with this opportunity. Please contact Kerrie Aborn in the Office of Constituent Relations to discuss your interest in developing an internship program with your business or organization.