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Student Work


Guadalupe Orbezo-Perez’20

Caring for Diverse Populations

Guadalupe Orbezo-Perez’20, a senior biochemistry and psychology double major, French minor, and Pakula Biomedical Scholar, aspires to be a clinical psychologist, adding “I am trilingual and we need clinicians who can care for diverse populations.”

Joanna Furlan ’20 in Ecuador.

A recent alum returns to her study abroad host country to teach

This week the Office of International Education sat down with Joanna Furlan, a December 2020 graduate, to talk about all things Ecuador, from studying abroad to working and living abroad there. In the interview, she shares how she fell in love with Ecuador and what a typical day in her life looks like now.

Meshach Roberts ’19, holding a small weight in one of the physical therapy rooms at Athletico in Belvidere, IL at the start of his summer OPT training.

Spanish & physical therapy

A study abroad experience in Ecuador is now helping Meshach Roberts’19 in his work with Athletico.

Everett Baxter’19 enjoying a bike ride with fellow students while studying abroad at Akita International University in Japan.

Biology research in Japan

Despite seeming unlikely at first, Everett Baxter’19 was able to assist with biology research while studying abroad in Japan.

Daigeng Tian in the DMZ zone between North and South Korea.

Broading Interests

Beloit helped Daigeng Tian find unexpected interests.

Britta Johnson posing with a statue of a young girl.

Breaking Down Barriers

Britta Johnson completed an internship at Her Justice, an organization that “stands with women living in poverty in New York City by recruiting and mentoring volunteer lawyers to provide free legal help to address individual and systemic legal barriers,” Alumna Simone Harstead ’16 works as a legal assistant and training coordinator at Her Justice.

Nathan Marklin volunteered at a migrant camp in southern Mexico.

Volunteering with a migrant camp

For a month in 2018, Nathan Marklin (philosophy and history major and Spanish minor) volunteered with LA72, a migrant camp in southern Mexico. Made possible by a Weissberg Human Rights Grant, the experience included teaching English to a group of fourteen and working in an infirmary, registration, and communications office.


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