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December 7, 2001

Learning While Earning and Lessons in Symbiosis: The College's Administrative Fellows Program

MHC reference librarian Juliet Habjan Boisselle (left) with Administrative Fellow Whitney Hoffman '02

While opportunities to do professional work (and get paid for it) are scarce for most college students, Mount Holyoke’s Administrative Fellows have taken on professional roles while they are still in school—without even having to commute. Just one semester old, but already a success, the Administrative Fellows Program places students in yearlong paraprofessional jobs on campus, requiring them to hone skills in everything from public speaking and conducting surveys to office politics. In a relationship that can best be described as symbiotic, fellows gain work-related skills, while the College benefits from the energy, fresh perspectives, and talents students bring to their jobs. more>

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