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Aug. 19, 2021

For These Young Alums’ Careers, Internship Grants Made All the Difference

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Aug. 5, 2021

Maya Edstrom ’22 Designs Sustainable Clean Water Technologies

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Aug. 4, 2021

Angelina Astillero ’23 Pursues Interests in Finance, Social Inequity through Investment Internship

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August 19, 2021

For These Young Alums’ Careers, Internship Grants Made All the Difference

Eighty percent of Scripps students complete at least one internship before graduating. It’s a striking statistic for a liberal arts women’s college which, while known for graduating spectacular critical thinkers, may have less obvious career outcomes. Yet these concrete outcomes exist, often tied directly to internship grants which create a more equitable playing field for students who don’t have the financial means to accept unpaid work.

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August 5, 2021

Maya Edstrom ’22 Designs Sustainable Clean Water Technologies

“I used to think of ‘the environment’ as something around us and outside of us, but the reality is that we are incredibly interconnected,” says Edstrom. “My classes aren’t just about using sustainable materials and building practices, they’re very focused on creating resilient communities through physical design.”

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August 4, 2021

Angelina Astillero ’23 Pursues Interests in Finance, Social Inequity through Investment Internship

This summer, Angelina Astillero ’23 is interning at the Kresge Foundation through Girls Who Invest, a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing women’s representation in the asset management industry.

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May 12, 2021

Snapshot: Class of 2021

Take a look at all the Class of 2021 has accomplished during their time at Scripps!

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April 29, 2021

Spotlight on Seniors: English Major Katie Clelland Writes Her Way to Community

This fall, Katie will take her love of writing and community engagement and head to Chicago for graduate school to study integrated marketing and communications at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.

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April 14, 2021

Spotlight on Seniors: Olivia Truesdale ’21’s Quest to Connect Language and Culture

Stepping off the plane at Incheon International Airport in the summer of 2019, foreign languages major Olivia Truesdale had a sense of unreality. Surrounded by the sights and splendor of Seoul, she was at the precipice of her longest and most intense trip abroad: An internship at the US Embassy followed by a semester abroad at Yonsei University.

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August 11, 2020

International Rescue from Near and Afar: Students Aid Refugees in Remote Internship

Walking home from her class, “Refugee and Forced Migration,” which she took entirely in Arabic at the University of Jordan in Amman last year, Julia Kelly ’21 recalls passing by a building that caught her eye. “I walked by the International Rescue Committee’s office on my way home every day,” recalls the Middle Eastern and North African studies major. “I learned that Jordan is a safe haven for refugees from all over the Middle East, and since then, refugee welfare became an even greater focus for me.”

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August 4, 2020

Uma Nagarajan-Swenson ’22 Interns at the Intersection of Scholarship and Activism

Uma Nagarajan-Swenson ’22 is a politics and history major with a passion for grassroots social movements. This summer, she is serving as an intern at the Institute for Policy Studies’ Criminalization of Race and Poverty Project, thanks to a summer internship grant from Scripps’ Career Planning and Resources (CP&R).

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July 24, 2020

Student Spotlight: Sophia Albanese ’21 Explores Impact of Cellular Stress

Long before starting at Scripps, biology major Sophia Albanese ’21 knew scientific exploration would be in her future. The child of an attorney and a chemist, she “grew up surrounded by science and law,” and in middle school got her first glimpse of how she could pursue this goal at the W.M. Keck Science Center during a tour of The Claremont Colleges.

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November 21, 2019

Olivia Truesdale ’21 Receives Commendation in Korea Times’ English Economic Essay Contest

Olivia Truesdale ’21 received a commendation award in the Korea Times’ 15th English Economic Essay Contest for university students. Truesdale, a foreign languages major at Scripps, is currently studying at Yonsei University in Seoul.

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