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Christina Elder ’18 began with a study abroad experience in New Zealand and then returned to that country for an internship studying addiction science.
Jenna Lenz '11: I found many great opportunities but none more influential than my time in Japan through the Associated Kyoto Program.
Megan Brooks '14: I still carry what I learned in my Middle Eastern Studies major, the people I met, and my experiences abroad into all that I do.
Kameliya Atanasova '08: My arabic skills, writing experience in Cairo, and digital media training in the Five Colleges prepared my graduate foundation.
Akemi Go '15: Studying the language, the culture, and the country inspired me to complete an independent study on Business in China and study in Beijing.
Hannah Weisman '2000: I learned research skills; discovered beautiful and heartbreaking stories of loss, survival, and strength and found my career focus.
Olivia Griffin '13: everyone assured me, “your undergrad major doesn’t matter" but I am absolutely sure I chose the right major in Middle Eastern Studies.
Rachel Krueger ’13: as a visiting DAAD fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, I had the opportunity to investigate proton conduction.
Marta Checko '14: Through my year abroad, I developed the language capacity to research German/Polish relations since WWII and defend an honors thesis.
Four MHC students spent a semester studying in Shanghai, where they connected their classroom learning with real-world business experiences and China.
Katharyn Fletcher ’09: my double major in chemistry and german studies inspired me to pursue post-graduate research fellowships in Hamberg.
Astrid Rehl Baumgardner ’73: Because of the academic rigor and encouragement I experienced at MHC, I have a life and career of passion and purpose.
Candice Whitney ’15: My Italian language skills helped me learn basic French and Moroccan Arabic and continue my work and research in Morocco and Italy.
Phuong Nguyen '17: my Theatre Arts and East Asian Studies majors were extremely helpful preparation for a future career in Costume Design in Asia.
Nondie Hemphill '10: MHC instilled within me the courage to follow my interests and unapologetically enter into the burgeoning field of Space Law.
Kiana Lussier '13: I wondered how many luciérnagas, fireflies, I could spot in the forest in one minute.
Caitlin Baltzley '16: studying Chinese in Beijing was the ideal environment for me to improve my Mandarin and the adventure of a lifetime.
Deana Jaber ’05: my teaching positions at MHC helped me discover my passion for teaching and got me thinking about how to become an effective educator.
Beyond the classroom: Javeria Kella ’19 discusses her internship with Gbowee Peace Foundation in Liberia.
Osato Iyore Ayanru ’05: on my Fulbright in Ghana, I studied medicinal plants that traditional healers prescribed to to HIV + patients.
Adrienne Picciotto '16: My internship with the Media Institute for Social Change was one of my most life-changing experiences.
Arielle Derival ’17: working to promote and defend the rights of women domestic workers in Lima Peru
Lyndsey Ingram '2001: my internship was the most meaningful and significant thing that happened at the start of my career.
Aviva Elzufon '10: through my Spanish major I developed the ability for critical, concise, well-written work throughout my post-graduate career.