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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 ...

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 ...

Sarah Wallack '16
Sarah Wallack ’16 Finds Inspiration at the Museum of Fine Arts

For Sarah Wallack ’16 this summer, an art museum was much more than simply a place to look at paintings; it was a place to find inspiration and to share it. As a studio art intern in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts’  (MFA) education department, she helped to teach children’s art classes through the museum’s Journeys Through Art summer program. As a Hamilton art major she also found inspiration for her own work.   More ...

Henry Kang '17
Henry Kang ’17 Researches Cells to Fight Cancer

Ever since he was a child, Henry Kang ’17 knew that he wanted to go into the medical field. This summer he got his first significant research experience through an internship with the Biomedical and Physical Sciences department at Michigan State University. With financial support from the Class of 1964 Internship Support Fund, Kang joined a team of researchers analyzing cells in the human immune system that can help to fight cancer.  More ...

Lauren Scutt '16 outside the British Museum.
Lauren Scutt ’16 Brings Historical Site to Life at the British Museum

The British Museum is one of the most prominent museums in the world, known for a wide range of collections dedicated to human history and culture. This summer, Lauren Scutt ’16 worked to improve one of those collections through an internship with the Museum’s Beyond Boundaries: Religion, Region, Language and the State project.   More ...

Rachel Williams '17
Rachel Williams ’17 Interns With Republican Party of Pennsylvania

As the U.S. gears up for its long presidential election season, average Americans are paying more and more attention to political parties and their candidates. The political parties themselves have a lot of work to do as they prepare for both the presidential election and local elections. This summer, Rachel Williams ’17 got a firsthand look at the behind-the-scenes operations of the Republican Party as an intern with the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. She received support from the Katharine Eckman ’09 Internship Fund.  More ...

Grant Whitney '17
Grant Whitney ’17 Makes a Difference Through U.N. Foundation Internship

For students interested in government, a summer spent interning in Washington, D.C. is a dream come true. This summer Grant Whitney ’17 lived that dream as an intern for the United Nations Foundation, an organization that advocates on behalf of the United Nations. Whitney’s internship was made possible by the Joseph F. Anderson ’44 Internship Fund and provided him with valuable insight into the processes of government and law-making.  More ...

Annie Whitehurst at the Great Wall of China.
Annie Whitehurst ’16 Interns with U.S. Embassy in Beijing

Sixty-one percent of Hamilton students study off campus for a semester or full year. Last summer and fall, Annie Whitehurst ’16 was one of those students, studying abroad through Hamilton’s Associated Colleges in China (ACC) program. After a summer and semester in Beijing, however, Whitehurst was not ready to leave China for good. She returned to Beijing this summer as an intern with the Foreign Commercial Service at the U.S. Embassy. With support from the Scott Steven Morris ’86 Fund managed by Hamilton’s Career and Life Outcomes Center, Whitehurst spent the summer planning events, conducting research, and enjoying more time in China.  More ...

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