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Invest in Students' Futures:
Transitions Fellowship Program

The CC Post-Graduate Summer Transitions Fellowship Program encourages students to expand their experiences and networks during the summer following their graduation in ways that could lead to career paths in the private sector or in public service. Our goal is to support selected graduates, from as wide an array of majors and departments as possible, while they deepen and enrich the skills and experiences that are necessary for more successful transitions after graduation.

Featured 2012 Student Projects

(Psychology)
Summer Research and Writing
Britton Lab, Brown University

 

During Amrit’s summer, she used the Transitions Fellowship to pursue a research internship at Brown University’s Britton Lab in Contemplative and Clinical Neuroscience.

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Daniel Marion Daniel Marion

 

(English)
1,000 Miles for Kids
The Atlantic Coast

 

Dan, with his two friends, bicycled over 1,000 miles down the Atlantic coast in order to raise $10,000 for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Children’s Miracle Network, an international non-profit organization that raises funds for children’s hospitals, medical research, and community awareness of children’s health issues.

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(Russian & Comparative Literature)
Teaching English as a Foreign Language
Prague, Czech Republic

 

Pursing her love of Russian language, Marcella used her summer and the Transitions Fellowship to take a Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) course in Prague, Czech Republic.

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(Biology, Philosophy, Biology, Psychology)
U.S. Band Tour
The East Coast

 

Jo(h)nband used their Transitions Fellowship to embark on a music tour of the East Coast. Wishing to breakout of Colorado College’s social scene, Jon, Cara, Ian, and Gordon, traveled from Machias, Maine to New York to Washington D.C. and played at “almost any show [they] were offered…”

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Featured 2011 Student Projects

Lucy Holtsnider

Lucy Holtsnider
(Studio Art)
Internship at Ray Tomasso’s Art Studio
Denver, CO

Lucy took advantage of an internship at Ray Tomasso’s papermaking and letterpress studio. Tomasso is a “notable presence in the Colorado art community,” and an artist with world-renowned papermaking and press skills. Read more >>

Amazon

Jessica Hughes
(Economics and Business)
Internship at Amazon Advertising
San Francisco, CA

Jessie interned for Amazon Advertising, a small agency that manages advertisement campaigns for renowned companies including Kashi, Bear Naked Granola, and Yogi Tea. Read more >>

Ezra Siegel, Jack Naito, and Richard Swift

Ezra Siegel, Jack Naito,
and Richard Swift

(History, Economics, International Political Economy)
The Tributary Fund Project
Mongolia

These three students lived and worked in the Dayan Derkh Region in Northern Mongolia, working with The Tributary Fund to promote ecologically conscious and sustainable development. Read more >>