Senior and junior fellows help with the internship and job search process. The Career Fellows Program provides a selected and highly trained paraprofessional student staff to augment the services of the professional career advisers. Fellows are available for drop-in/Career Studio and scheduled individual appointments. They meet with many first-year students, assist during career sessions, and help all students with resumé and cover letter critiques.

Are you a current Connecticut College student interested in becoming a Fellow? Talk to your Career Adviser.

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Quinn Baity ’21

SENIOR PRE-BUSINESS CAREER FELLOW FROM MONTCLAIR, NEW JERSEY ECONOMICS MAJOR

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Quinn loves to challenge himself academically, while also applying the skills learned in the classroom setting into professional environments. This past summer, Quinn interned with MetLife Investment Management, where he collaborated on the firm’s Product Development team, within the Institutional Client Group. There, he conducted both statistical and qualitative analysis on various fixed income investment strategies. On campus, he is the Vice-President of the Peggotty Investment Club, a student-run endowed fund. When he is not in the classroom or in the library, you can find Quinn down at the Athletic Center, as he is a member of the Club Soccer and Basketball teams. Quinn constantly seeks collaboration opportunities with his peers and enjoys helping other students achieve their professional objectives.

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Marta Denny ’22

JUNIOR CAREER FELLOW FROM ROCKPORT, MAINE SOCIOLOGY AND ECONOMICS DOUBLE MAJOR; DANCE MINOR MEDIA, COMMUNICATION, AND RHETORIC PATHWAY

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Marta hopes to combine her interests of business communications with nonprofit work. She strives towards a career in creative outreach for environmental or women’s activist organizations. During her first year at Conn and the summer after, Marta worked with New London Main Street to curate and distribute a weekly newsletter. January of sophomore year brought Marta to The Wing in Boston, a women’s community and work space, to shadow a Conn alum and former career fellow. This past summer Marta was able to explore her interest in publications as an intern writing copy and creating graphics with Down East Magazine in her home state of Maine. When she is not in class, Marta loves to perform with the Dance Club, plan TedX events, and hang out with friends in Ruane’s Den, one of the coffee shops on campus. World permitting, Marta plans to go abroad during her spring semester of junior year to Barcelona, Spain, where she will study sociology and communications.

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Billy Fleurima ‘22

JUNIOR PRE-BUSINESS CAREER FELLOW FROM NEW YORK, NEW YORK HISPANIC STUDIES MAJOR, FINANCE AND PSYCHOLOGY DOUBLE MINOR TOOR CUMMINGS CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDIES AND THE LIBERAL ARTS (CISLA)

Pronouns: He/Him/His

This past summer Billy spent 4 weeks at Dartmouth College’s Tuck Business Bridge Program, taking courses from MBA faculty. As his capstone, he helped present a team-based valuation on Urban Outfitters which included a DCF analysis. Billy hopes to use the skills he has learned in business to pass on to others who might also be interested in gaining similar skills. On campus, he is a member of the Peggotty Investment Club, and both the Varsity Squash and Track & Field teams. In his spare time, Billy loves following the NBA and training in martial arts.

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Jayne Frost ’22

JUNIOR CAREER FELLOW FROM PORTLAND, OREGON; CURRENTLY RESIDING IN MAUI, HAWAII ENGLISH MAJOR WITH CONCENTRATION IN WORLD LITERATURE PUBLIC HEALTH PATHWAY

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Since childhood Jayne has been captivated by the way that language can connect people, whether it is through literature or through a shared world language. It was only through a deep exploration of literature, namely Elanie Scarry’s The Body in Pain: The Making and Unmaking of the World, that Jayne realized her passion for maternal and child health care. Jayne is very interested in the ways that systems of oppression, specifically racism and sexism, limit access to and shape the kinds of health care that pregnant women of color receive. She hopes to explore more about how our current healthcare system exploits and profits off of marginalized social groups in her public health pathway. Outside of the classroom, you can find Jayne on the field with the Women’s Ultimate team, in Cro with SafetyNet, or in a random common room with the Womxn’s Empowerment Initiative. You can also swing by the library and find her working in the Media Service office. If given the opportunity she can talk for days about what podcast she’s currently listening to, horror movies, food and/or sharks.

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Matthew Gilmore '21

SENIOR PRE-HEALTH CAREER FELLOW FROM CANTON, MASSACHUSETTS BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE AND ANTHROPOLOGY DOUBLE MAJOR PUBLIC HEALTH PATHWAY

Pronouns: He/Him/His

With a longtime passion for public health and the well-being of others, Matt has worked to transform what was once just an interest into a future career in medicine. During the Fall semester of his junior year, Matt took his interest in medicine abroad while he studied in Copenhagen, Denmark with the Danish Institute for Study Abroad. There he studied human health and disease in addition to the various distinctions between healthcare systems across cultures. This past summer, to gain more hands-on experience in the medical field, he served as a student Research Intern in the Neurology Unit at Children’s National Hospital in Washington D.C. This opportunity allowed him to gain insight into the day-to-day life of a physician which included attending paper presentations and assisting in research. He was able to attend educational lectures, assist in medical chart reviews, perform statistical analyses, and participate in multiple career conversations. On campus, Matt is a Barista at the Blue Camel Cafe. Not only does he love making lattes for students and professors alike, but he especially enjoys being able to interact with the entirety of the campus population during his shifts. Matt is also the President of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology. As a Career Fellow, he hopes to help students identify their personal strengths that will ultimately allow them to feel confident in their professional experiences both at Connecticut College and beyond.

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Neal Mahoney

Neal Mahoney '22

JUNIOR PRE-BUSINESS CAREER FELLOW FROM WEST PEABODY, MASSACHUSETTS; ECONOMICS AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS DOUBLE MAJOR, FINANCE MINOR, GLOBAL CAPITALISM PATHWAY

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Since his junior year of high school Neal has been devoted to exploring his interest in economics, captivated by how people make those decisions most important to their lives. Upon his entry to Conn, Neal was able to watch his horizons expand as he applied that same captivation to a big-picture, international perspective, discovering a second love for the subject of international relations. On campus Neal is very active, serving as a Student Advisor for the First-Year Seminar Nudging to Success, working with the Academic Resource Center as an Accounting Teaching Assistant as well as participating as a Senior Analyst of the Peggotty Investment Club and a member of the Men’s Swim Team. This past summer, Neal completed a remote internship with Finadium L.L.C. where he ran data collection, analysis, and writing of a report on US Pension funds holding $3.8 trillion in Assets Under Management. Neal’s report analyzed these funds’ operations with regard to their securities lending investments. Next summer Neal will be heading to New York City where he will be working as an Investment Banking Summer Analyst in the Debt Capital Markets division of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group. 

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Ricardo Lombera

Ricardo Lombera '22

JUNIOR PRE-LAW CAREER FELLOW FROM EAST PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA GOVERNMENT AND SOCIOLOGY DOUBLE MAJOR HOLLERAN CENTER FOR COMMUNITY ACTION AND PUBLIC POLICY (PICA)

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Ricardo looks to understand the role that law and public policy has on the lives of those that are underrepresented in United States society, especially immigrants and those living in minority neighborhoods. His passion has solidified his interest in pursuing law school to become an immigration attorney. This past summer, he conducted research on international law and human smuggling and took courses through the University of Miami School of Law Summer Legal Academy. Additionally, he worked with the New London County Historical Society to teach the youth of New London about the lives of children in 19th century New England and provided translations for children that did not speak English. On campus, he is the President of the CC Law Society, Program Coordinator for Gender and Sexuality Programs, Chair of Equity and Inclusion for SGA, and a member of the Student Advisory Board for the Government/International Relations Department. In his free time, he enjoys creating art, dance, reading, and listening to music.

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Anthony Mancini ’21

SENIOR PRE-BUSINESS CAREER FELLOW FROM MIDDLETON, MASSACHUSETTS ECONOMICS MAJOR, FINANCE MINOR

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Anthony has developed an interest in financial services and is looking forward to a long career in finance or sports management. Just over the summer, he completed a rigorous and virtual style internship at Copley Equity Partners, a private equity company born in the Boston area that invests in small and medium-sized businesses across North America and deals out of an evergreen capital base. During the summer of 201`9, Anthony completed the Tuck Summer Business Bridge Program at Dartmouth College and passed with flying colors. Anthony was fortunate to continue studies abroad last past semester during pre-covid times in Milan, an economic hub and fashion capital of the world. On campus, Anthony is a member of the Peggotty Investment Club, member of Club Hockey, and was a Floor Governor in Johnson during his sophomore year. Anthony loves the outdoors and enjoys reading and playing guitar outside of academics.

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Halle Paredes

Halle Paredes '21

SENIOR PRE-LAW CAREER FELLOW FROM SOUTH NORWALK, CONNECTICUT PHILOSOPHY MAJOR, GOVERNMENT MINOR PUBLIC HEALTH PATHWAY

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Combining her interests in philosophy and public health, Halle is passionate about studying ethical issues involved in the healthcare field. This past summer, Halle was accepted to participate in the prestigious Summer Undergraduate Program in Ethics Research at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. In light of this internship turning remote, Halle also worked as a research assistant with the Bioethics Alliance. Among other projects, she assisted with COVID-19 ethics research that examined what ethical models states and hospital systems are using for their triage protocols. During the summer of her junior year, Halle participated in Yale University’s Sherwin B. Nuland Summer Institute in Bioethics in partnership with the Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics where she attended 8 intensive courses in bioethics and conducted independent research. Her culminating work, which examined how pediatric patients engage with their healthcare providers, was accepted for presentation at the UNESCO World Conference on Health Law and Medical Ethics in Porto, Portugal, and in print publication. Halle plans on attending law school to pursue a career in public health ethics or health law. She is currently exploring masters programs in public health and bioethics. On campus, Halle is a member of the Women’s Rowing team, a member of the Philosophy Department Student Advisory Board, and a Social Media Intern with the Office of Admission. Next year, Halle will return to her study away institution, University College London, to pursue a master's degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics of Health.

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Eilis Reardon ‘22

JUNIOR PRE-MED CAREER FELLOW FROM GREENLAND, NEW HAMPSHIRE NEUROSCIENCE MAJOR, HISPANIC STUDIES MINOR TOO CUMMINGS CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDIES AND THE LIBERAL ARTS (CISLA)

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Since a young age, Eilis has grown up watching her two parents, who are both in the medical field, which sparked a love for medicine and for caring for people. Eilis has been exploring different fields of medicine, confirming that she wants to eventually go to medical school. She especially loved shadowing an Orthopedist at Portsmouth Regional Hospital in orthopedic surgery, watching shoulder replacements. Not only did she love the surgeries, but she loved seeing the medical staff interact with patients in a more personal, office setting. Language is another one of Eilis’ passions, which is why she decided to minor in Hispanic Studies and why she joined CISLA. CISLA allows Eilis to pursue both her interests, science and Spanish, allowing her to go to Chile in the summer of 2021 to research mental health. Eilis wants to combine her love for these two things, using these to be able to communicate with Spanish speakers in the United States that seek medical services. On campus, Eilis is a Tour Guide as a well as a Spanish Tutor. She is also a Co-President of the Pre-Health club this year, helping coordinate events with health professionals. Eilis is excited to help students navigate what seems to be a very daunting task, figuring out their futures. Her favorite spots on campus are Tempel Green and Blue Camel, so you can usually find her at one of these awesome places!

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Long Ta '22

JUNIOR CAREER FELLOW FROM HANOI, VIETNAM INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS MAJOR, CHINESE MINOR TOOR CUMMINGS CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDIES AND THE LIBERAL ARTS (CISLA)

Pronouns: He/Him/His

As an avid debater, Long takes great interest in learning policy analysis and how a policy can be improved to appeal to people from across the social ladder. He has applied this interest into his academic pathway, and will finish his major in International Relations with a focus on comparative politics in East Asia. Long also applies his interest in extracurricular activities, having been a Student Advisor, the Secretary of Conn@ Model United Nations Association, and a member of the Honor Council. He is currently working as a research intern for Mibrand Vietnam, a major branding agency that focuses on branding strategy and market research. He has one year of experience in building research proposals, designing and handling surveys, and data analysis. His goal is to attain a post-grad degree in computational social sciences and further his career as a researcher. When he’s not at work, Long enjoys practicing piano at Cummings or hanging out with his friends. 

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Gabrielle Veilleux ’21

SENIOR CAREER FELLOW FROM SOUTHINGTON, CONNECTICUT BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE MAJOR, MUSIC PERFORMANCE MINOR HOLLERAN CENTER FOR COMMUNITY ACTION AND PUBLIC POLICY (PICA)

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Gabby has a wide variety of academic interests related to her majors, including classical voice studies, public health and policy. As a scholar in the Holleran Center for Community Action and Public Policy, her area of interest is understanding the mental health implications of human trafficking. During the spring of her junior year, Gabby spent a semester studying psychology and music at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. During the summer of 2019, Gabby completed research in the Connecticut College neuroscience department on utilizing animal models for PTSD stemming from human trafficking. On campus, Gabby is a member of the Women’s Empowerment Initiative and a vocalist with the Traditional Jazz Band. She also spends time volunteering at the front desk of the Homeless Hospitality Center in New London, and as a tutor for Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services in New Haven. She hopes to continue working in the fields of public health and clinical psychology to incorporate music into mental health treatment.

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Libby Wilson

Libby Wilson '22

JUNIOR PRE-BUSINESS CAREER FELLOW FROM MADISON, CONNECTICUT ECONOMICS MAJOR, APPLIED STATISTICS AND FINANCE DOUBLE MINOR

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Libby is interested in economics and finance, dedicating much of her academic and extracurricular activities to learning more about business and the banking industry. On campus, Libby has worked in the Deans’ Office and as a Student Advancement Officer. Currently, she is a peer tutor, a member of Women in Finance, and the Educational Coordinator for the Peggotty Investment Club. Next summer she will be interning at Monroe Capital, a private credit firm in New York, NY. In her free time, she enjoys running, SCUBA diving, and traveling.

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Employer Relations Career Fellows:

Career Fellows dedicated to support the professional efforts of the Hale Center for Career Development’s Employer Relations Team, assist with efforts to engage employers and alumni, event coordination, and in maintaining job and internship postings within our career management system. Their organization, research abilities, and dedication to this team is instrumental.

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Eslam Abousamra ‘22

EMPLOYER RELATIONS CAREER FELLOW FROM ALEXANDRIA, EGYPT MOLECULAR BIOLOGY MAJOR, ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES MINOR PUBLIC HEALTH PATHWAY

Pronouns: He/Him/His

As community and public health advocate, Eslam aims to pursue a career in public health to address today's ongoing public health concerns. His interests in molecular biology, statistics, and environmental studies has allowed him to explore different fields of public health. This past summer, he worked on investigating the effectiveness of control policies in developing countries. Eslam hopes to continue to investigate developing countries’ public health infrastructures, and disease control. On campus, Eslam is the co-president of TedX. He is also part of the international community and the international student association and works as an international advisor coordinator and as a tutor in the biology department. In his free time, Eslam enjoys music, soccer, and relaxing with friends.

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Samantha Barth ‘21

Samantha Barth ‘21

EMPLOYER RELATIONS FELLOW FROM NATICK, MASSACHUSETTS SOCIOLOGY AND ECONOMICS DOUBLE MAJOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP PATHWAY

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Samantha is fascinated by how various societal institutions and systems operate on both a micro and macro level. She hopes to apply her multidisciplinary education to a career in which she can solve business challenges in creative ways, ideally in either marketing or consulting. On campus, Samantha is also a Marketing & Communications Ambassador for Gender & Sexuality Programs, President of GlamourGals, Treasurer of Hillel, and PR Chair for the Womxn’s Empowerment Initiative. This past summer, Samantha held two remote internships; one at Metter Media, a social media marketing agency, and one at GlamourGals Foundation, a national nonprofit that aims to foster intergenerational connections. In her spare time, you can usually find Samantha enjoying a cup of coffee and watching a sitcom.

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Graduate Student Intern:

The Hale Center for Career Development has enjoyed a reciprocal relationship with the College Student Personnel graduate program at the University of Rhode Island and has hosted several graduate student interns over the past several years. Our hybrid remote/in-person operation has allowed us to host graduate interns from other institutions to join our team. Graduate interns have been a valuable addition to the career team, supporting our initiatives and lending an objective lens to our work. It’s a win/win situation!

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Molly Hovden

GRADUATE INTERN FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND (CURRENTLY AT HOME IN IOWA)

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Molly is a second year Master's Candidate at the University of Rhode Island pursuing her MS in College Student Personnel. In addition to being a graduate student and her position in the Hale Center at Connecticut College, Molly isa Graduate Assistant for University of Rhode Island's Office of Student Involvement. She received her BA with majors in Journalism and Mass Communication and Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies from the University of Iowa in 2019. Born and raised in Iowa, Molly has enjoyed exploring the East Coast, including trying all kinds of seafood and spending her free time on the beach. During her undergraduate experience, Molly remembers telling her own Career Adviser that she knew her future career path must include helping people. In order to narrow down her career path, her adviser prompted her with one question: "Who are your people?" In that moment, she immediately knew who her people were: college students. Whether through campus activities, orientation programming, or career services, Molly is fiercely passionate about helping students reach their full potential and cultivate a transformative collegiate experience.

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Stanley Willard, Jr.

GRADUATE INTERN FROM SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY: EDWARDSVILLE (CURRENTLY AT HOME IN MISSOURI)

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Stanley joined the Hale Center in January 2021 and is a first-year Master’s Candidate at Southern Illinois University: Edwardsville (SIUE) pursuing his MSEd in College Student Personnel Administration. In addition to being a Graduate Intern with the Hale Center at Conn, Stanley also serves as a Graduate Assistant for Saint Louis University’s Office of Academic Support. In that role, he oversees the Supplemental Instructor (SI) program and its 21 SI Leaders. He received his BS with a major in Economics from Wesleyan University in 2013 where he was also a varsity athlete. Before enrollment into the CSPA, Stanley was the Director of Athletic Marketing and Promotions at the University of Detroit Mercy. After his time as a student-athlete at Wesleyan came to an end, Stanley found himself without a clear career path. It was not until he started to meet with his Career Advisor that he began to pursue a career in college athletics. That time was very inspirational for Stanley, and when he decided to undergo a career transition, he could think of no better field than career development, so that he, too could aid students in removing the mysteries of career exploration as his advisor had once done for him. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Stanley enjoys exercising, training in martial arts, and eating at different restaurants (pre-COVID).

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Jaclynn Lewis

GRADUATE INTERN FROM CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (CURRENTLY AT HOME IN CONNECTICUT)

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Jacky joined the Hale Center in January 2021 and is a first-year Master's Candidate at Central Connecticut State University pursuing an MS in Student Development in Higher Education. She received her BA in December of 2011 from Central Connecticut State University in Psychology with a minor in Gerontology. Jacky spent the first 4 years after graduation serving people with mental and behavioral health needs. The other 4 years were spent working in retail management in visual focused roles. Along her career journey, Jacky discovered that she was not where she was supposed to be and wanted more. Through a self-guided path, she realized that she wanted to be a part of what helped students find their way. Jacky is passionate about connecting with students and being a support to them. Jacky lives in Connecticut and enjoys hiking trails with her dogs and painting.

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