Choose your destination. Choose Madeline ’21.

By Rachel Nix ’20 on December 26, 2019 at 7:15 AM

Madeline Fitzgerald’s interest in Mount Holyoke was somewhat of a family affair. Her older sister graduated with the class of 2012, and Madeline remembers visiting her sister on campus as a small child. “At the time, Mount Holyoke seemed like the most magical place in the world,” she recalls. As she grew older and began to consider colleges for herself, she realized that she compared all other schools to Mount Holyoke — and that they would never measure up.

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Choose your destination. Choose Katerina ’20.

By Rachel Nix ’20 on December 19, 2019 at 3:27 PM

Katerina Alvarez ’20 came to Mount Holyoke determined to accomplish big things. A Posse scholar from Miami, Katerina demonstrated extraordinary leadership qualities even in high school. But it wasn't until she came to Mount Holyoke that she discovered exactly where to focus her interests. Now, as she prepares to graduate this December with a degree in statistics and sociology, Katerina is ready to make a difference. Armed with a wide array of accomplishments under her belt, along with the knowledge and expertise that she’s gained from her time at Mount Holyoke, she’s poised to achieve even bigger things beyond the gates.

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The CDC: an insider's guide

By Rachel Nix ’20 on October 8, 2019 at 11:36 AM

Mount Holyoke works diligently to prepare students for lifelong success. By connecting their classroom experience with practical applications both on and off campus, they are ready for the world once they graduate. Pivotal in this transition is the Career Development Center (CDC), which provides career support to both students and alumnae.

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Looking back and LEAPing forward

By MHC Development on June 19, 2018 at 9:59 AM

The LEAP (Learning from Application) Symposium is Mount Holyoke's premier showcase of student summer work, organized by and for Mount Holyoke students.

LEAP is designed to give students who aspire to undertake internships and summer research the opportunity to learn from their peers. It is also for the whole Mount Holyoke community — family, friends, faculty, staff and alumnae — to come together to celebrate the work and contributions of the presenters.

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Why choose The Lynk & Career Preparedness?

By MHC Development on June 18, 2018 at 9:21 AM

Mount Holyoke students are many things all at once: bold, smart, collaborative, strong, passionate, ready to face the future. The Lynk is a college-wide approach that prepares students for lifelong success by connecting their personal interests and coursework, practical experience and career exploration. Each student's Lynk experience is unique, reflecting their values and aspirations.

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Funding the future

By MHC Development on June 15, 2018 at 8:00 AM

A central goal of Mount Holyoke's Lynk initiative is to ensure that every student has the opportunity to explore their career interests, gain practical experience and begin to develop a professional network through an internship or research project. The College’s Lynk Universal Application Funding (UAF) program helps make this possible by offering each student a grant of up to $3,600 to pursue at least one unpaid or low-paid summer internship or research opportunity during her four years at MHC.

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Choose The Lynk & Career Preparedness

By MHC Development on June 14, 2018 at 8:33 AM

The Lynk is Mount Holyoke's signature approach that connects curriculum to career by ensuring that each MHC student has the opportunity to explore their career interests, gain practical experience and begin to develop a professional network through an internship or research project.

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