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Career and Life Outcomes Center

Maurice Horowitch Career and Life Outcomes Center is located on the third floor of Bristol Center.

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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 ...

Claire Han '19
Han ’19 Developing Interest in Software

Twenty rising sophomores are spending the summer completing career-related experiences through First-Year Forward, a program run by Hamilton’s Career and Life Outcomes Center. At the beginning of the year, these students committed to regular group meetings, career counseling sessions, and skill-building assignments. Internships this summer will help them to define and build toward career goals. Claire Han ’19 is working as a software development intern at Resource Systems Group (RSG) in White River Junction, Vt.

 

Clare Han '19 is a software development intern at Resource Systems Group in Vermont.  More ...

Eddie Brennan '19
Eddie Brennan ’19: Multitasking Marketing Master

Twenty rising sophomores are spending the summer completing career-related experiences through First-Year Forward, a program run by Hamilton’s Career and Life Outcomes Center. Their goals are to develop skills in communication, networking and interviewing, and to assess their own strengths and career interests. Internships this summer will help them to define and build toward career goals. Eddie Brennan ’19 is interning at the Fountainhead Group.  More ...

Michelle Woodward '17 in Harlem.
Building a Gallery Exhibit from the Ground Up

Michelle Woodward ’17 is not one to let things slide. The Hamilton College art history major started a methodical search for summer internships during the fall semester, when she was studying in Siena, Italy. Woodward spent a week researching New York City art galleries that feature modern and contemporary art, complied a list of 10 to 15 of them and pumped out an individualized cover letter and a résumé to each.  More ...

Yuwen Michelson '17
Giving Students a Voice in the World

Yuwen Michelson’s ’17 practice of writing as a form of self-expression has led to an internship with far greater reach. Michelson, a sociology major, is interning this summer with Quill.org, a web-based literacy tool that provides personalized, interactive writing lessons for middle school and high school students.  More ...

Ramon Villalona and Rashveena Rajaram
NYC Trip Offers Taste of Positions in Finance

With graduation approaching, it may seem unusual that two senior economics majors have organized a trip to New York City for underclass students to meet with alumni executives at various financial institutions. Ramon Villalona and Rashveena Rajaram, co-presidents of Hamilton’s Finance Club, plan to expand their classmates’ vision of their career options  and assist them in making contacts  during this day-long event.   More ...

From left, back row: Julia Ferguson, Rachael Wilkin, Anne Emanuels, Taryn Ruf, Isabelle Bradford, Ianthe Lekometros, Onno Oerlemans. Amelia Denney. From left, front row: Alexa Merriam, Janelle Schwartz, Kianee De Jesus.
Students in Inaugural Program in Adirondacks Report on Internships

Very few study abroad experiences offer a chance to be truly independent. While some may allow their students to pursue directed research projects, they are often within bounds predetermined by the program. However, during the first semester of Hamilton’s Adirondack Program during the fall of 2015, students not only had a chance to be independent in their academic pursuits, but they were also able to explore areas of interest outside of their comfort zone by way of internships. These jobs completed the “Field Component” requirement of the semester curriculum.  More ...

First-year CSIs. Bottom from left: Maggie Horne, Jackie Bussgang, Maria Saenz and Jodi Weiss. Top: Pascal Defines, Jerad McMickle, Claire Han, Meredith Jones, Sarah Kane, Andres Aguilar and Jack Wright.
COOP CSIs Exhibit a Passion for Community Service

From their very first days on the hill, Hamilton students dedicate major portions of their college careers to community outreach and volunteer service. The Hamilton College COOP, or Community Outreach and Opportunity Project, provides Hamilton students with countless rewarding opportunities to volunteer and lend a helping hand to those in need.  More ...

Elisabeth MacColl '16
Elisa MacColl ’16 Publishes in Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics

Elisabeth MacColl ’16 is on a career path that fortuitously started with a Cellular Neurobiology class she took at Hamilton with Professor of Biology Herm Lehman. The latest outcome is her publication of a paper in the Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. The paper, “Matrix Metalloproteinases as Regulators of Vein Structure and Function Implications in Chronic Venous Disease,” was written by MacColl and the PI Dr. Raouf A. Khalil of Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.  More ...

Lillia McEnaney ’17 Explores Possible Archaeology Career Through Summer Internships

This summer, Lillia McEnaney ’17 split her time excavating a Greek island and making three-dimensional models of stone inscriptions in Macedonia.  McEnaney was a field volunteer at Despotiko, a late archaic to early classical sanctuary to the Greek God Apollo in the middle of the Cycladic islands. She then participated in a field school at a Balkan Heritage Foundation course in Macedonia.  More ...

Leonard Kilekwang '16 works with mice in the lab.
Leonard Kilekwang ’16 Conducts Independent Research at University of Nairobi

Khat is a plant that is widely used but also widely debated because of its psychostimulant effects. This summer Leonard Kilekwang ’16 researched the effects of khat (also known as miraa) on mice at the department of Medical Physiology at the University of Nairobi, Kenya. His research will provide important results for people and government organizations trying to determine whether khat is safe.  More ...

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