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Politics Alumnae Stories
Politics majors have pursued a wide variety of careers since graduating from Mount Holyoke College, working for governments, international organizations, NGOs, and companies on many complex local, national, and global issues.
Mount Holyoke students and alumnae can conduct informational interviews with alumnae working in the field through the Alumnae Association Career Directory. Search alumnae by major or career field. In addition, some alumnae are participating in the Alumnae Stay Program which is a network of Alumnae who have offered to temporarily host students or alumnae traveling for academic or professional growth.
For Aderike Ajao '16, career exploration at MHC leads to a summer internship in New York City at banking giant Barclays.
Gabriella Gonzalez '16: Language is one very important part of communication, but there is more to it.
Alexandria Decatur '16; I was able to acquire additional knowledge and research material in the subject of Native American culture and history.
Mengyuan Tang '16: I will continue to pursue my passion in law school to fight against corruption, especially in international law.
Aurora West Seamon ’17: My critical social thought major equipped me to teach a diverse group of learners and field questions about American culture.
In her Sundance debut, Chloe Zhao ’05 brings modern depth to a familiar story.
Rita Kerbaj ’14: My Spanish minor gave me access to opportunities in emerging markets and the confidence to pursue them as a leader at a top startup.
Rita C. Economos ’01: At Mount Holyoke I learned grit and courage — I don’t think I could have learned them so well, and with such joy, anywhere else.
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