April 30, 2018

Five keys to finding opportunities in arts and communications

The path to a career in the arts can take many different directions, which means that finding your own next steps can sometimes be a challenge. With these tips and resources, you’ll be ready!

April 26, 2018

Global challenges: sparking a movement

When the weight of a global topic feels too big — too daunting, too insurmountable, too entrenched — people often feel too small. Too small to effect change and too small to lead the way forward.

When the weight of a global topic is tackled via a movement of audacious individuals — who are open and willing to share their stories of successes and struggles, collaborations and innovations — a palpable shift can begin to unfold. The shift from “this feels impossible” to “this feels possible” requires a spark. A spark in energy, in mentors, in collective thought and momentum.

April 25, 2018

Mount Holyoke: seeing the big picture

The Mount Holyoke experience? It’s a deliberate one — marked by academic inquiry, authentic meeting of minds and intentional probing of ideas and differences. Among a constellation of global peers, Mount Holyoke students revel in a community built for them and their success. Their bespoke undergraduate journeys usher in bespoke career journeys: in STEM, the arts, academia, finance, creative enterprises, public advocacy and more.

April 24, 2018

How to find — and connect with — alumnae

From scientists and writers to athletes and entrepreneurs, thousands of successful people call Mount Holyoke their alma mater — nearly 38,000, to be exact. If you want to discover career opportunities and make meaningful relationships with people in your field, our enthusiastic network of alumnae is a wonderful resource. Here’s how.

April 23, 2018

Gettin’ Pangy with it

You know you’re a Mount Holyoke student when, as the spring semester nears to a close and final exams loom, you start getting excited for Pangynaskeia Day. By putting it on your calendar. Mentioning it on social media. Hoping for sunny skies and warm temps. Digging out a favorite lawn blanket. All perhaps to the initial puzzlement of those beyond the College’s gates.

“What’s … that? What do you mean? Where are you going?” asks your younger sibling or high school friend or parent.

“Oh, it’s just a spring thing!” you reply with a smile. That smile of knowing that at Mount Holyoke, a bevy of fascinating and slightly curious traditions continues with reckless abandon.

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