A wide variety of events and programs concentrate on helping graduates to become successful. In addition to multiple programs offered by the Career Services office
, events throughout the year move Colgate students onto the career-planning track soon after they arrive on campus.
Major events like Real World
bring back large numbers of successful alumni to speak with students about their career intentions, and Thought Into Action
, in which successful entrepreneurs return to campus once a month, helps students launch their own social and business enterprises.
Colgate alumni achieve success in many varieties
. They've served as college presidents and professors, attorneys, U.S. congressmen, and ambassadors. They have invented products and founded companies like Ben & Jerry’s and Trivial Pursuit. In other words, they have found success in every walk of life.