As a professional school, KGI is dedicated to providing services to students to help them prepare for careers in the life sciences industry, government and non-profit organizations, and in medicine and other health-care professions. Both curricular and co-curricular activities are designed to prepare the graduate with the skills to network, market themselves, apply, interview, and secure rewarding positions after their studies at KGI. The following individuals provide these services and students are encouraged to avail themselves of these resources.
Student Services: Advice and Counseling for all aspects of student life, student government/clubs.
Career Services: Advice and support for co-curricular career preparations. Including resume-writing, interview skills, networking, internship program, and job opportunities.
Academic Advising: Advice regarding degree requirements, electives, majors, academic standing, academic performance, transcript requests, academic petitions, registration.
Program Support: Additional support can be provided by an Administrative Program Director and/or Faculty Program Director.
General Advising: Students outside of a major are not assigned faculty advisors but should seek out faculty for advice on specific topics, and should utilize the online system of experts to identify areas of expertise of faculty for advice in subject areas of interest. Students are encouraged to attend faculty office hours and set up appointments through email requests to meet with faculty. Faculty can provide advice regarding the choice of electives, concentrations, and the relationship of KGI curriculum to careers. Furthermore, faculty will write letters of recommendation for students as requested. (Note that students should provide ample advance-notice for these requests.)