What Are Recent Grads Up To?
Joel Minor graduated from Colorado College in 2011 with a degree in Environmental Science and Policy. What did he do upon graduation? Well, in his own words, "I had gotten into Stanford Law, so I decided to go."
The Class of 2012
Alexander Day '12, who works at Amazon.com, says he aspires "to solve problems that make people's lives easier, to work everyday like it's a passionate meaningful hobby, and to participate in philanthropic efforts to make technology more accessible to everyone."
Claire Mann '12, recipient of an Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) at the National Institutes of Health, says, "The Block Plan also greatly mimics how the real-world work transpires."
Elle Emery '12 works as a science apprentice at The High Mountain Institute. The Block Plan "has really given me a leg up in an intense teaching environment where there is no room for slacking."
Emily Fukunaga '12 says of her internship with the United States Olympic Committee, "I felt like I was just in another block at CC."
Erik Rieger '12 snagged his dream job right out of college--and got his start at CC. "I began writing for the Colorado College Alpine Journal as a way to fuse my passions for writing and climbing."
Grace Maloney '12 says, "I took advantage of several opportunities at Colorado College that helped set me apart from other candidates. My senior year honors thesis was key to landing me a job at the National Institutes of Health." Jeffrey Nadel '12 is a fellow with the National Institutes of Health. CC equipped him to "quickly adjust to new work environments, and to critically and analytically examine any problems." Kirstie Beard '12 is an account representative at CBS Interactive. "My boss has called me an overachiever, but in reality I am a CC grad." Laurie Laker '12 is furthering his studies at Dartmouth University. He declares, "The Block Plan has been a lifesaver in the post-CC world." Leah Fugere '12 works for Impact Alabama. "CC gives students that moxie to say 'sure' instead of 'are you crazy?'" Lee Carter '12 works as an investment analyst at Invested Development. "The Block Plan allows me to be able to focus on an important project when I need to, while still keeping other projects in my head and getting them further along as well."