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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Janet, because we met...

By MHC Development on November 6, 2015 at 11:27 AM


Jessica Avery '15 with Janet Lansberry, assistant director of the Weissman Center for Leadership 

"Janet, I met you after I learned about the Weissman Center for Leadership on campus. You helped me in finding internships, attending seminars, and participating in LEAP. Your support and encouragement played a huge role in my decision to pursue a career in the public service sector, which I am now working in. And, you continue to show me this unwavering support even after I have left Mount Holyoke.

Janet, because we met, I learned how to be a leader who inspires." —Jessica Avery '15

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Career exploration at MHC leads to a Barclays internship for Aderike Ajao '16

By Michelle Ducharme on March 16, 2015 at 8:41 AM

This summer, Aderike Ajao ’16—a double major in economics and politics—will spend ten weeks in sales and trading as an intern at Barclays in New York.

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