Stories

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.

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Marcail Distante (IR - Class of ’16)

Working to promote intercultural literacy

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Emily Verburg in Rwanda.

Working to promote social justice

Emily Verburg (IR - Class of ’12)

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

Working to empower women

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

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Patrick Fraser and his students in Malaysia.

Working to advance civil rights

Patrick Fraser (IR - Class of ’17)

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Claire Ramos in Senegal.

Working to empower immigrants and refugees

Claire Ramos (IR - Class of ’19)

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Emily in Cameroon.

Working to empower refugees

Emily Johnson (IR - Class of ’13)

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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.

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Data Science - Not a Typical Career

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

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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.

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Fulbright Student Scholars Headed to Iceland, Malaysia

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

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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.

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