Career Networking and Mentoring

Kent Place graduates succeed in a wide range of endeavors, from science and business to writing and the arts. Many alumnae maintain bonds with Kent Place, coming back to campus to share their experiences with students and other alumnae.

Young Alumnae Career Planning and Networking Event

Kent Place hosts annual events in which a panel of alumnae in various fields shares career guidance and practical advice with current seniors, college-age alumnae, recent college graduates and current/past parents. Topics include determining a career path, searching for a job, interviewing and networking. A reception follows that allows guests to network and talk informally with those experienced in their areas of interest.

"Kent Place Women" Panels

Kent Place Women is an annual panel that showcases the diverse careers of our outstanding alumnae. Graduates return to campus during Reunion Weekend to speak to students, parents and fellow alumnae, providing a more in-depth look at their career paths, successes and insights. The panel is moderated by current students. Past themes have included: Kent Place Women and Wall Street, Science and Medicine, Government and Law, Performing Arts, Environment, Technology, Math, Communications, Engineering and Nonprofit.

Alumnae Board Mentoring Program

Recognizing the importance of a strong network in today’s professional world, the Alumnae Association Board oversees a mentoring program that creates opportunities for young alumnae to gain valuable career direction. Interested in mentoring a young alumna? Access your profile in the KPS Alumnae App and Web Portal to identify yourself as a mentor in your settings. Filter the search fields in the KPS Alumnae App and Web Portal to display all mentors and customize by education, major, degree or career industry. The program also oversees available internships, helping place college-age alumnae in positions over the summer or winter break. For questions or more information, please e-mail mentor@kentplace.org. If interested, please fill out our Mentor Application or our Mentee Application.

LinkedIn & KPS Alumnae App

Join the exclusive Kent Place School Alumnae group on LinkedIn, the professional networking site, to strengthen and extend your network of trusted contacts. Connect with nearly 500 alumnae who can help you advance your career. The Alumnae Board Association also utilizes the KPS Alumnae Group on LinkedIn for listing available internships and job opportunities. Alumnae are encouraged to access the KPS Alumnae App and Web Portal, and sync with their LinkedIn profiles to maximize the mentoring program, internship possibilities and networking opportunities.  
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Kent Place School is an all-girls K through 12 independent college preparatory day school with a coeducational Preschool, located in Summit, NJ.