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This summer, Jennette Niehaus FP’12 is studying paleontology, ecology, and land management—and, by the way, is on the hunt for a dinosaur.
August 19, 2011 - 1:58pm
Emily Coggins ’13

Film aficionada Emily Coggins ’13 has spent her last two summers working world premieres and press junkets at international film festivals in Italy and France.

June 30, 2011 - 6:00pm
Romance languages major Allison Soto '11 remembers fondly putting her skills to the test during an elegant internship in northern France last summer.
June 7, 2011 - 3:29pm
During her Mount Holyoke career, Fiona Shaba '12 has interned with some of the world's leading financial institutions--and the experience is already starting to pay off.
April 14, 2011 - 2:12pm
Mount Holyoke's Tiffany Phaneuf '11 learned the ins and outs of the legal profession at Pioneer Valley law firm Dunn and Phillips, P.C.
April 1, 2011 - 2:04pm
For 12 weeks last summer, Emma Puka-Beals '12 led conversations about sustainability—and wasn't afraid to get her hands dirty—as an education volunteer for Heifer International.
February 22, 2011 - 10:24am
Meeran Karim '13 discovered an affinity for journalism while covering everything from bombings to pet care as an intern with Pakistan's Dawn News TV.
February 18, 2011 - 12:43pm
Silvia Chiesa '11 used musical instruments to connect with patients at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and help relieve their physical and psychological pain.
January 11, 2011 - 3:47pm
Surabhi Gupta '11 was one of ten undergraduates selected last summer to participate in a research program at Carnegie Mellon's Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition.
December 21, 2010 - 3:34pm
A passion for women's education and empowerment led psychology major and Zimbabwean native Chiedza Mufunde '12 to Asia this past summer.
December 7, 2010 - 9:25am
Lucy Watson '12 is writing grant proposals to help a Springfield school maintain its innovative approach to grade 6-12 education.
November 22, 2010 - 12:07pm

Karen Vanegas '13 learned the value of education at the knee of her immigrant parents; last summer she taught the same lesson to 20 students from Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.

November 19, 2010 - 3:30pm
As an intern at the Wistariahurst Museum, anthropology major and California native Schuyler Marquez '11 has come to understand and appreciate the history of the city of Holyoke.
October 26, 2010 - 2:46pm
Mount Holyoke's Mehnaz Tasnim '13 advocates for women's rights and fights harassment while interning for Action Aid in her native Bangladesh.
October 14, 2010 - 7:14pm
English major Violet Kupersmith ’11 braved the rainy season in Vietnam during her summer internship at the Hanoi-based international publishing house, The Gioi.
October 8, 2010 - 5:41pm
Mount Holyoke’s Amber Knee '10 develops real-life sustainable housing projects at the Amherst-based ecological architectural firm, T.I.A. Architects.
April 22, 2010 - 1:37pm