Senior and junior fellows help with the internship and job search process. The 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 and scheduled individual appointments in our Main Street West office. 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.

Dominique Burrows '20

Junior Career Fellow from Clinton, Connecticut. Economics Major, Anthropology and Hispanic Studies Double Minor, and CISLA Scholar

Dominique is a scholar in the Toor Cummings Center for International Studies and the Liberal Arts (CISLA). This past summer, she interned at a wealth management company in her hometown. She is interested in international financial advising and is conducting research about the factors that influence women's experience in the Peruvian economy. In order to pursue this research further, Dominique plans to study abroad in Peru in the spring and then conduct her CISLA funded internship with an NGO in Lima. Dominique is also a member of Women in Finance and the Peggotty Investment Club.

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Rocio Cardenas ‘19

Senior Career Fellow from Chicago, Illinois. Behavioral Neuroscience and Psychology Major, and PICA Scholar

Rocio conducted psychology research with Professor Schroeder during the summer after her first year and with Professor Eastman, who specializes in developmental genetics, during the summer after her sophomore year. She has previous experience as a member of Students Organized Against Racism (S.O.A.R) and Active Minds, an organization that aims to decrease mental health stigma. She is an interning at Safe Futures in New London, an organization that offers services to people who have experienced domestic violence or sexual assault. This summer Rocio interned at New Moms in Chicago. Rocio hopes to combine her research experience and community involvement to guide her future career development.

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Andy Duong ‘20

Junior Pre-Business Representative Career Fellow from Hanoi, Vietnam. Economics and International Relations major, Finance Minor and member of Entrepreneurship, Social Innovation, Value and Change Pathway

As an economics and international relations double major, Andy is interested in both international finance and world politics. This past summer, he interned at Doosan Corporation in Seoul, Korea, and Crawley, England. As an intern at Doosan's finance department, he received training on administrative work and gained hands-on experience in corporate finance. Before interning at Doosan, Andy served as General Director Assistant Intern for GE in Vietnam, researching the Vietnamese economy and regulations as well as presenting data, weekly. Nominated from his excellent performance in class, he serves as both a member of the Economics Department's Student Advisory Board and as a microeconomics tutor. In addition to these work experiences, Andy is an active student on campus. He is the secretary of International Student Association, an international student advisor, and a member of the Peggotty Investment Club. After graduation, Andy wants to pursue master and doctorate degree in business administration.

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Megan Feragne ‘20

Junior Career Fellow from Pomfret, Connecticut. Hispanic Studies Major, Biological Sciences Minor

This past summer Megan interned in Rome, Italy, digging and restoring Mosaics in collaboration with Connecticut College's Art History and Art Departments. In the past, Megan served as a Student Advisor to first year students, and was a Language Fellow, promoting the study of language by developing and hosting cultural events such as International Trivia Night, Game Nights, and study sessions. Megan is an avid runner, competing in varsity Cross Country and Track for the Camels and loves tackling half marathons during the off season. She is a Recruit Coordinator for the Women's Cross Country team, where she reaches out to prospective students and gets them excited about running in the NESCAC conference. Megan enjoys connecting with New London, where she has volunteered at the Drop-In Learning Center, Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School, and the New London Homeless Hospitality Center. She will study abroad in a Spanish speaking country in Spring 2019 and is in search of a healthcare administration related internship for next summer.

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Caitlin Flohr '19

Senior Pre-Business Representative Career Fellow from Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. History Major, East Asian Studies and Economics double minor

Going into her senior year Caitlin is excited to start her thesis in the History department, which combines both her interests in economics and studies in China. The summer after sophomore year she participated in the Tuck Business Bridge Program at Dartmouth and interned at Citibank this past summer. In the past Caitlin has acted as the Chinese Language Fellow, a member of Peggotty Investment Club, Women's Rowing and Track & Field.

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Julia Guerin '19

Senior Career Fellow from Falmouth, Massachusetts. Psychology and Economics double major, Architectural Studies minor

Julia actively searches to combine her academic interests both inside and outside of the classroom. On campus, she is a member of the Event Planning Committee for the Women's Empowerment Initiative and a part of Psi Chi, the Psychology Honor Society. She has pursued her interests through various internships as a Development Intern at the Community Health Center of Cape Cod and an intern for Massachusetts State Representative, Dylan Fernandes. This past summer, she spent two months in Paris, France, working at a public relations firm collaborating with other team members to carry out campaigns and follow press mentions. The fall of her junior year, Julia studied abroad in Barcelona, Spain, where she was able to globalize her majors as she learned about global economies, international marketing, and cross-cultural psychology. Outside of her academic work, Julia loves to run, go to the beach with friends, and take pictures. She hopes to pursue a career in marketing or market research after graduation.

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Kirby Heffrin ‘20

Junior Pre-Health Representative Career Fellow from Marblehead, Massachusetts. Behavioral Neuroscience major

Following her interests in medicine and clinical research, Kirby spent this past summer at Brigham and Women's Hospital in their Epilepsy Unit conducting research and shadowing physicians in the clinical setting as well as in the operating room. Following her passion for medicine, Kirby is a certified EMT and works in the athletic department on campus. In the summer after her first year, she worked in a dermatology office shadowing procedures, categorizing biopsies and completing other administrative tasks. On campus, Kirby is a member of the Varsity Women's Lacrosse Team and earned 2018 Spring NESCAC All-Academic Team. Kirby also works with a team IMPACT player on campus and organizes various activities. In her free time, she enjoys skiing and spending time with her family and dogs. Following graduation, Kirby hopes to attend Physician's Assistant school.

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Marc Klepacki '19

Senior Lead Career Fellow from Hadley, Massachusetts. Biological Sciences major, History minor

Marc has a strong passion for the life sciences and the relationships between society and the environment. This past summer, he worked at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole as a Lab Technician for the Central Microscopy Department, where he taught students and scientists how to operate and acquire images for several types of microscopes. Additionally, Marc has spent the past three summers as a Recreation Assistant for the Cape Cod National Seashore, where he has ensured the safety of both patrons and local wildlife. On campus, he is the co-founder and event coordinator for the Self-Defense and Empowerment Club, as well as a member of Pre-Health Club. Marc is also a Captain for the Men’s Varsity Swim Team, earning All-NESCAC honors as well as the NESCAC All-Sportsmanship award. He is exploring careers related to marine biological or biotechnical research, environmental sustainability, as well as education. He is a nature enthusiast, and an avid surfer and skier.

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Rose Lora '20

Junior Career Fellow from Bronx, New York. Sociology major. Member of the Entrepreneurship, Social Innovation, Value and Change Pathway

Rose is the program coordinator of The Womxn's Center, Chair of Variety Events for the Student Activities Council, and Student Representative on the President's Council for the Division of Equity and Inclusion. She is passionate about being involved on campus and advocating for others and herself. She has a long work history, exploring different paths that mainly consist of helping others, a theme she hopes to continue into the future. In her free time, Rose enjoys making her own or playing video games, finding new shows to watch, or hanging out in local coffee shops. She works to combine her love of social sciences with involvements on campus.

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Khanh Nghiem ‘19

Senior Career Fellow from Ha Noi, Viet Nam. Computer Science and Sociology double major, Mathematics minor

Khanh embraces the liberal arts. He has a wide range of interests in STEM, social science, and the arts. On campus, Khanh sings tenor in Chorale, serves concurrently as a Tutor and President of the Student Advisory Board in the Computer Science department. In Spring 2018, he studied away at Columbia University. He spent last summer working in three positions: Developer of exam scheduling software for the Connecticut College Registrar's office, Research Assistance at the John B. Pierce Lab - Yale University, and in Technical Product Management at Coursedog Inc., a tech startup in New York City. During the summer of 2017, he worked as a Project Management Intern at Yale University Information Technology Services. In the future, Khanh wants to work in the tech industry to gain further professional experience before applying to graduate programs in computational social science.

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Lan-Huong ‘Pansy’ Nguyen ‘19

Senior Career Lead Fellow from Austin, Texas. Anthropology and Botany double major with a concentration in Ethnobotany, and Museum Studies Certificate Program

Pansy is interested in understanding how minority communities resist cultural erasure through education. During the summer of 2018, she participated in University of Massachusetts, Boston's Eastern Pequot Archaeology program. This program encourages collaborative efforts to simultaneously teach non-Natives and Natives on the social injustices Native Americans have endured in southeastern Connecticut. With the Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation, she volunteers with their non-profit organization that educates their community and non-Native community at large on their history and traditions. On campus, Pansy is involved with Unity House, the multicultural center, working as the Social Media Intern. She is also a mentor through the ALANA program as a 'Lil Sib' and 'Big Sib'. In her free time, she enjoys watching TV shows such as Jane the Virgin, Doctor Who, and Dear White People. Outside of her academics, Pansy loves hiking, dance fitness, yoga, and trying new foods. Post-graduation, Pansy aims to continue onto graduate school in hopes of pursuing a Ph.D. in anthropology.

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Piper Oren ‘20

Junior Career Fellow from Charlotte, Vermont. International Relations and Economics double major and French minor

With her nose constantly in the news Piper watches the world change and investigates its tipping points. Piper is a member of the French Student Advisory Board as well as the Financial Manager at Coffee Grounds (an entirely student-run coffee shop on campus). Right after her sophomore year she flew to Stockholm, Sweden, to apply her behavioral economics education to various European case studies. She is expanding her skillset this semester with econometrics in hopes of adding to her toolbox for her projected senior honors thesis. From competitive equestrian show jumping to her academics, Piper is taking in all that the two-legged world has to offer.

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Becca Smith '19

Senior Career Fellow From Winchester, Massachusetts. Psychology and Human Development double major, and PICA Scholar

Becca's professional interests include issues of equity in early childhood education. This past summer, Becca was the Research and Policy Intern at Strategies for Children, an early education policy and advocacy organization working to expand access to preschool across Massachusetts. In the fall of her junior year, Becca studied child development in Scandinavia at the Danish Institute for Study Abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark. On campus, Becca is the co-president of Connecticut College Hillel and is currently writing an honors thesis in the Human Development department. After graduation, Becca hopes to pursue a career in education policy with a focus on early childhood education.

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Nikita Terry ‘19

Senior Pre-Law Representative Career Fellow From New London, Connecticut. Psychology and Africana Studies double major and Philosophy minor

Nikita was born and raised in New London and has been involved in the community for many years. She loves talking with and helping others in any way she can. She is a certified member of the Student Support Network here on campus and was a part of the JED Foundation's Student Advisory Council. She is currently interning with Teammates For Life as the administrative assistant. Nikita has done research on discriminatory tendencies, racial prejudice, and adolescent development. She is part of the Africana Studies Student Advisory Board. In high school, she interned at the law firm of Mariani Reck Lane LLC, and conducted a presentation about being a family lawyer. During the summer of 2018 she interned with the Child and Family Agency of Southeastern CT in New London. After Conn, she plans to attend graduate school to receive her doctorate in child and developmental psychology.

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Career Graduate Intern

During Spring 2018, we have a Career Graduate Intern from the University of Rhode Island, Addison Chau. He will contribute to our office through his participation in special projects and is conducting individual projects towards his master’s degree. He is available for individual appointments, as well as resumé and cover letter critiques.

Senior and junior fellows help with the internship and job search process. The 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 and scheduled individual appointments in our Main Street West office. 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.