Careers & Outcomes

A Gettysburg education empowers our students for a lifetime of purposeful success. It is the surest path to creating the type of intellectual power the world and workforce needs. Nothing underscores this strength more than the work of our alumni. After graduation, they find personal and professional distinction in every industry imaginable.

We prepare students to be critical thinkers, engaged citizens, and lifelong learners who can impact positive change. Thanks to our rigorous liberal arts and sciences curriculum, as well as our pre-law and pre-med advising programs offered through the Center for Career Engagement, our alumni find that they are prepared to thrive in competitive and top-notch graduate and professional school programs.

Abigail Major ’19

Networking to NASA

Abigail Major ’19 interned at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as a result of following her natural curiosity and using connections she made through The Gettysburg Network.

Ben Tabor ’13

Making connections at home and abroad

Ben Tabor ’13 reflects on how his opportunities at Gettysburg impacted his career path.

Internships and more

We work with every student, from their first year to their senior year, to connect their experiences with a personalized career plan.

An important step in this process is connecting our students with internship, externship, and job shadowing opportunities. Students can apply what they are learning in the classroom to real-life situations and discover new ways to achieve the unexpected.

Find out more about our career exploration programs.

places we work

Gettysburgians have gone on to work at organizations with internationally-known impact.

Center for Career Engagement

Center for Career Engagement

Through internships, externships, job shadowing, career immersion trips, and networking events, the Center for Career Engagement enables students to learn and gain insight about various career fields.

Explore your career options

The Gettysburg Network

The Gettysburg Network

Our alumni network is 30,000+ strong and working in almost every industry across six continents. Gettysburgians can go anywhere and do anything with the confidence and experience knowing that the network is there for them when they need it.

Find out more about the Gettysburg Network

Lamara White holding a 3d printed guitar she made in the Innovation and Creativity Lab

Entrepreneurship & Social Innovation Initiative

Learn about all the different ways you can engage with E-SII to build your entrepreneurial mindset, connect with alumni entrepreneurs, develop innovative ideas, and implement them.

Find out more about E-SII