Inspired by friendships, studies, and alumni to work abroad post-Beloit

An international relations major, Jack Chelsky’20 is preparing to teach English in Japan through the JET program post-graduation. His inspirations: international student friendships, two summers spent volunteering and interning abroad, his international relations studies, and Beloit graduates who came before him.

Marcail Distante (IR - Class of ’16)

Working to empower immigrants

Emily Verburg in Rwanda.

Working to promote social justice

Emily Verburg (IR - Class of ’12)

Simone Harstead at a women’s health clinic in Nicaragua.

Working to empower women

Simone Harstead (IR & Spanish - Class of ’16)

Patrick Fraser and his students in Malaysia.

Working to advance civil rights

Patrick Fraser (IR - Class of ’17)

Claire Ramos in Senegal.

Working to empower immigrants and refugees

Claire Ramos (IR - Class of ’19)

Emily in Cameroon.

Working to empower refugees

Emily Johnson (IR - Class of ’13)

Karla Figueroa ’13

Consulting: A Simple Tip in Pursuing a Professional Career

Karla Figueroa ’13 got herself fully prepared for job interviews with an unexpectedly simple tool.


Data Science - Not a Typical Career

Sunny Jing ’15 makes every workday different as a Data Scientist.


Empowering immigrants & refugees in Senegal & Jordan

Throughout her studies at Beloit College, Claire Ramos’19 actively sought out social justice-oriented opportunities to apply what she was learning in her courses.


Fulbright Student Scholars Headed to Iceland, Malaysia

Two recent Beloit graduates are among 1,900 U.S. citizens selected to receive Fulbright Student Awards.

Aimee Oda’16 and Melissa Korniejczuk’17 pose in front of a rainbow wall.

Connecting in a New City

Serendipitous and deliberate alumni connections are woven throughout 2016 International Relations graduate Aimee Oda’s life in Washington, DC.