Spotlight on Student Employees

This series highlights the diverse and important types of work student employees do on and off-campus.

Amal Fahem

Amal Fahem '14, CDC Marketing and Digital Communication Assistant, On Tailoring Your College Career

Amal Fahem describes how she combined her diverse interests, experiences studying and interning abroad, and on-campus employment to craft a unique college experience.

Poorna Swami

Poorna Swami '15, Editorial Research Assistant for the African Studies Review
Poorna Swami discusses her current role as an Editorial Research Assistant and her work at LITS - roles she feels will help bolster her future career opportunities.

Olivia Papp

Olivia Papp '15 on Her Work as a SAW Center Mentor
Olivia talks about what she's learned about herself through her work as a SAW Center Mentor and how she plans to apply her work experience to her future career.
November 5, 2013

Ahlam Nadifi

Ahlam Nadifi '14 on Being a Language Resource Center Mentor
Ahlam discusses the connection between her work as a language resource mentor and her future in banking. 
October 7, 2013 

Stéphanie Maître

Stéphanie Maître '15 on Being a Community Based Learning Fellow
Stéphanie Maître discusses her work as a CBL fellow in an internship with the South Hadley Youth Commission.
May 3, 2013

Alena McNamara

Alena McNamara on Working as a Special Collections Student Assistant
Alena McNamara shares her experiences finding a fulfilling job on campus that bridges to her future career.
April 17, 2013

Jasmine Wong

Jasmine Wong '14 on Being a Weissman Student Ambassador
Jasmine Wong shares her learning experience working as a Weissman Student Ambassador, and gives advice on how to find a job that enhances one's Mount Holyoke experience.
March 28, 2013

Monica Chelliah

Monica Chelliah ‘14 on Working as a Web Programming Assistant
Monica Chelliah discusses her work as a Web Programming Assistant in LITS, and how she went from shying away from computer science to fully embracing it.
February 27, 2013

Ifeyinwa Arinze

Ifeyinwa Arinze '13 on Working for Admissions
Ifeyinwa Arinze discusses her work as a Harriet Newhall Fellow for the Admissions Office and an International Outreach Fellow.
February 4, 2013

Noelia Solano

Noelia Solano '13 on Managing the SGA Business Office
Noelia Solano '13 discusses her responsibilities as Manager of the Student Government Association's Business Office.
December 20, 2012

Megan Brookman

Megan Brookman '14 On Volunteering at Safe Passage
Megan Brookman discusses her work as a Spanish translator and relief worker at Safe Passage, Northampton.
November 30, 2012

Yang Rui

Yang Rui '13 Discusses the Career Development Center
Yang Rui speaks about her position as a Peer Career Assistant at the Career Development Center. 
November 2, 2012

Cynthia Faith

Cynthia Faith '12 on the Talcott Greenhouse
Cynthia Faith shares her experiences working in the MHC greenhouse. 
March 1, 2012

Rachel Krueger

Rachel Krueger '13 on Journal of Aesthetics & Art Criticism
Rachel Krueger relates her experience working for MHC Philosophy Professor James Harold. 
January 1, 2012

Solveig Hoversten-Mellem

Solveig Hoversten-Mellem '12 On Student Health Services
Solveig Hoversten-Mellem speaks about her position as Health Education Office Assistant with Student Health Services. 
December 1, 2011

Anna Rose Keefe

Anna Rose Keefe '13 On Costume Design
Anna Rose Keefe discusses her experience as the Costume Shop Assistant at the Theater Department. 
October 26, 2011