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Career-Related Experience

Student Internships

Through the generosity of alumni and friends of the College who recognize the importance of career-related experiences, Hamilton offers students several options for summer internship support.  This funding allows students to accept internships in which they otherwise might not be able to afford to participate. More ...

Michael Weinzierl ’15
A School of Fish

Although he’s studying barracuda and schoolmaster snappers with the Cape Eleuthera Institute (CEI) in the Bahamas, Michael Weinzierl’s ’15 summer research often feels more like a vacation. Weinzierl is a geoscience major who has “always been interested in marine biology and conservation.” After learning about earth processes from a geological perspective through courses at Hamilton, he decided to apply for hands-on research over the summer. Weinzierl’s internship is supported through the generosity of the Joseph F. Anderson Fund, managed by the Career Center.  More ...

Megan Fitzgerald '16
Megan Fitzgerald ’16 is Intern on Ischemic Stroke Victim Study

As hemophiliacs know, it can be quite dangerous when blood doesn’t clot. Yet, it can equally threatening when it does. Ischemia, the process of blood clots forming within the body, can be fatal if the clot blocks an artery or otherwise prohibits blood flow. Megan Fitzgerald ’16, a neuroscience major, is an intern assisting with a study of ischemic stroke victims as part of the Inova Neuroscience Research Program in Falls Church, Va. Fitzgerald’s internship is funded through the support of Drew Days ’63.  More ...

Kate Cieplicki, right, with author Sue Katz, center, at Katz’s book-reading at the John C. Anderson Apartments, the first LGBT-friendly senior housing in the Northeast.
A World in Transition: Transgender Research and Advocacy in Philadelphia

In May, New York State Medicare updated its services to include sex reassignment surgery for diagnosed cases of gender dysphoria, the medical term for individuals suffering from a discrepancy between their birth sex and mental gender. Although civil rights for the LGBT community are more permissive than they ever have been, much reform is still needed for this community to experience equality. Kate Cieplicki ‘16, a psychology and women’s studies double major, is working in Philadelphia this summer to advance support services for LGBT individuals.  More ...

Abigail Keim '15
Abigail Keim ’15 Interns at Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence

Abigail Keim ’15, with support from the Dan Fielding ’07 Fund, is applying her interest in psychology by interning at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence this summer. The Center for Emotional Intelligence is a research laboratory at Yale University that examines, as Keim put it, “the extent to which emotional intelligence currently affects people’s actions, experiences, and relationships.”  More ...

McKenna Kelly, Jacob Wagner, Matt Magruder, Marie Murray.
Hamilton Students Gain Clinical Experience at Burke Rehab Center

Four Hamilton students who plan careers in medicine are gaining valuable clinical experience working directly with patients at the Burke Rehabilitation Center, in White Plains, N.Y. The students, McKenna Kelly ’15, Marie Murray ’15, Matt Magruder ’15 and Jacob Wagner ’15 have been working as nurses’ assistants at the hospital since the end of May.  More ...

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