Explore how perseverance and unexpected opportunities shaped the career trajectories of six recent alums.
Higher education — especially at liberal arts colleges — encourages students to pursue the path of discovery — of self, of interests, of direction. Sometimes that path leads students in unexpected directions and opportunities they never imagined.
Read about two Hamline students who have embraced undergrad research and what they have gained from it.
Hamline biology majors Anna Ries and Michael Gilray spent last summer testing water quality at Washington County lake with professor of biology Leif Hembre to study the effects rainbow trout have on water quality.
Find out which key skill sets today’s hiring managers want to see in new college graduates.
Don’t underestimate the power of soft skills. That’s the message that students and parents need to take to heart. With all the talk in the media about which majors are the most desirable, it’s easy to lose sight of what employers think matters when they’re looking to add new grads to their team (hint, it’s not the student’s major).
Learn why employers want the knowledge and skills that graduates from our colleges possess.
You’re likely heard the worry about whether students who graduate from liberal arts colleges get jobs. So you’ll be glad to learn then that 75 percent of our graduates are employed within a year of earning their bachelor’s degree. Another 16 percent are pursuing additional education while four percent are doing volunteer service (such as Peace Corps or mission work).
Come to any of our 17 colleges during Minnesota Private College Week, June 25-29.
Come to any of our 17 colleges during Minnesota Private College Week, June 25-29. This annual visit event is an easy, no-pressure way to begin exploring college options and a great way for your student to discover what he or she is looking for in a college.
Learn how this Hamline business major chose her college and graduated early.
When senior Hamline University business major Madi Nelson was exploring her college options as a high school student, affordability was a major consideration, but it wasn’t the only factor. “I felt like I was going to be the most successful at Hamline,” Nelson said. That success allowed her to graduate early, and she gained a unique perspective on financial aid by working in campus financial aid office.