As Kayla Kermode began her senior year at Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paula, Calif., last fall, she planned to put off serious job hunting until her second semester. Then recruiters from Wellpoint, a health insurer, were sent to campus by an alumnus. Now Kermode has a job waiting for her at Wellpoint.
Classmate Nathan Dunlap has a similar story. He’ll be working for Pixomondo, a computer-animation firm. He was hired by the friend of his brother, a TAC alumnus who has been mentoring him for several years.
These students are typical of many seniors and recent graduates of Catholic colleges who have gotten a boost into the workforce from networks of graduates — or from satisfied...READ MORE