MHC students who have studied or done internships in Costa Rica, China, Chile, Montpellier, and Egypt talk about their experiences.
During their spring semester in Costa Rica, Ahdi Mohammed '13 and and Cally Guasti '13 studied Spanish; worked with "life-changing" professors; lived with and got to know Costa Ricans; and went on field trips to cloud forests, rain forests, factories, plantations, and fishing ports.
Allyson Chew '13 and Nana Esi Hammah '14 speak about MHC's program at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Economic Transformation and Business Challenges in China.
International relations major Claire Dunnigan '14 describes her experiences in Mount Holyoke's intensive summer program at Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU).
For her summer internship in Santiago, Chile, Layli Amerson '13, a 21st Century Scholar, helped establish a writing center at the Universidad Alberto Hurtado, modeled on Mount Holyoke's Speaking, Arguing, and Writing Program (SAW).
Morgan Herrell '12, a French and international relations double major, and Ariane Khalfa '12, a French and geography double major, talk about Mount Holyoke's study abroad program in Montpellier in the south of France.
Sasha Williams '10 and Katie Jones '10 spent the summer reporting for the Daily News Egypt in Cairo.