Human Rights Job Shadowing
Job shadowing is a valuable way to network and develop a clearer sense of your career goals. Beloit College alumni who are professionals in the field of human rights host students over spring break to explore the skills, actions, experiences and resources important to doing work of great consequence.
Deadline for Applications: November 2014 for spring 2015 for job shadowing.
Criteria for Applicants:
- Demonstrated interest and involvement in understanding and improving human rights, through coursework, activities and associations
- Desire to work in the field of human rights after graduation
- Priority will go to sophomores
- Students will be nominated by faculty members. Students can request a nomination.
- Nominees will be invited to submit a completed application form;
Past Job Shadowing Trips
Weissberg Program Participants (of 14 total shadowers)
Job Shadow Host: Julian Loscalzo – Lobbying, St. Paul
Job Shadow Host: Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul
Job Shadow Host: Harriet Tubman Center, Minneapolis
Job Shadow Host: Phil Hansen – American Red Cross of Minnesota
Job Shadow Host:Harriet Tubman Center, Minneapolis
Rhiannon Decker’15 (major: undeclared)
Job Shadow Host: Elena Ilena Nicklassen ’06, Development Officer for On Lok Lifeways.
Tatiana Rosario’15 (majors: political science, sociology, minor: Russian)
Job Shadow Host: Christine Troy’92, Immigration Attorney.
Geyuan Tian’15 (major: undeclared)
Job Shadow Host: Global Fund for Women (organized by Elena Nicklassen’06)
Yasmin Rodriguez’15 (major: education and youth studies)
Job Shadow Host: Andrew Wiegand ‘92, Senior Social Scientist, Social Policy Research Associates
See a video about the 2012 visit to DC.
Host: Adam Koons'76, Director of Relief and Humanitarian Assistance, International Relief and Development
Dingxi “Safari” Fang’14
Host: Colin O'Neil'08, Policy Analyst, Center for Food Safety
Host: Natalie Chwalisz'07, Rethink Media
Host: Michael Levy'76, Director of Digital Collections, Holocaust Museum
Host: Beth Rhyne, Weissberg Chair 09, Managing Director, Center for Financial Inclusion
Spring 2012 Hosts: