At Gettysburg College, you will join a passionate group of thinkers and trailblazers empowered to engage and improve a complex world.
It’s been happening for generations—since 1832.
The Gettysburg Network is a powerful one—comprising more than 32,000 alumni around the world. It’s woven through the fabric of for-profit and nonprofit corporations and startups; across the country in cities like New York, Washington, D.C., Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago, Los Angeles, Houston, and Denver; and in six continents.
Are you ready to join us and start your future?
As Gettysburgians, we are united in our pursuit to Do Great Work. That passion is apparent on campus and through the impact our alums make out in the world. This sense of purpose connects generations—creating a web of interconnectedness that extends a lifetime.
It’s not only your fellow alums who will be there for you. Gettysburg College professors, coaches, career counselors, staff, and family and friends of Gettysburg grads will forever be a part of your web.
With thousands of opportunities for career exploration—internships, externships, job shadowing, mentoring, and recruitment—in every industry imaginable, there is something for you.
If it’s graduate school or professional studies you’re after, we have connections there, too. If you’re interested in pre-law, pre-health, or any number of post-graduate programs—you’ll be set on a course to thrive in competitive, top-notch graduate and professional school programs after Gettysburg.
Outcomes and Success
- 98 percent of our recent graduates are employed or in graduate school one year after graduation.
- 89 percent of graduates who are employed reported that their employment position is “moderately” or “strongly” related to their career field of interest.
- Nearly 70 percent of graduates complete at least one internship during their time at Gettysburg College.
Recognized by top influencers, our network is a force.
Best 387 Colleges
Recognized among Best Value Colleges
On the list of Colleges That Create Futures
Top Colleges: No. 44
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
No. 41 Best College Values
Money Magazine’s: Best Colleges for Your Money
No. 44 Liberal Arts Colleges
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.
Alumni Benefits and Services
Lifelong career assistance exists for all alumni—whether you’re in your first job, in between jobs, in graduate school, or changing careers.
The Gettysburg Network has a vibrant online community where members can provide career advice to students and alumni, grow their own professional network, share and pursue career opportunities, and learn more about events and ways to get involved.