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The Economics Lynk: Classroom to Career
Global citizens and the liberal arts education
We encourage all majors to seek out opportunities that connect classroom study at Mount Holyoke with applied learning in internships and social innovation projects and with immersion in another culture through study, internships, or research abroad. The learning from such connections is important preparation not only for post-graduate education and careers, but also for active citizenship in today’s global world.
AnneElizabeth Konkel ‘14: the difference between reading accounts of the Taliban in the classroom & talking face to face with a former Taliban negotiator.
Donna Williams ’84 used her business savvy to found Field Goods, which transforms the model of how to get fresh food from farms to families' dinner tables.
Catherine Herrold '2000: I gained the courage to pursue research in Egypt & I was "in the right place at the right time" when the Arab Spring broke out.
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