Post-Grad Plans Classes of 2021

2021 Grads - share your outcomes here.

Caroline Bryceland '21

Caroline Bryceland '21

Member Advocate, PURE Insurance

Major: Writing and Rhetoric
Minor: Entrepreneurial Studies and Media and Society

"Looking back on the past four years, each opportunity I have participated in has helped me determine my likes and dislikes and excited me for what's ahead."

Walker Anderson '21

Walker Anderson '21

Law Student, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School

Major: History and Psychological Science
Minor: Spanish

"HWS has prepared me to think critically, argue my position and defend my conclusions. All of these skills will be useful at law school and beyond."

Alexandra Deku '21

Alexandra Deku '21

Master of Science in Behavioral Economics and Science, University of Warwick, UK

Majors: Psychological Science, Economics
Minor: Political Science

"HWS is a supportive community that gave me opportunities to grow as an individual and inspired my love for market research."

Joseph Ansaldo '21

Joseph Ansaldo '21

Global Operations, Morgan Stanley

Major: Economics
Minor: Political Science

"My professors and peers helped me grow into a young adult that is prepared to succeed."

Brandi Taylor ’19, MAT ’21

Brandi Taylor '19, MAT '21

Fulbright Award Recipient; English Teacher, Geneva High School

Majors: English and Africana Studies; Teacher Education Program

"I took a wide range of classes that focused on different methods of teaching. I have come to believe that it is extremely important to understand that each student is unique and will need different support and resources."Read more >

Kevin Cervantes '21

Kevin Cervantes '21

Master of Arts in Art and Art History, Tufts University

Major: American Studies
Minors: Art History, Sociology

"I am headed to Tufts University knowing that I have the continued support of countless mentors and advocates who are dedicated to my intellectual and professional development as well as my personal success."

Gabriella Kenney '21

Gabriella Kenney '21

Marketing & Sales Representative, CTM Marketing

Major: Media and Society
Minor: Critical Sexuality and Queer studies (formerly known as LGBT studies)

"HWS helped me hone and identify my key interests, helped me to learn and develop new skills, and will help me continue to grow and develop personally and will help me in the future as I grow in my profession."

Garrett McGowan '21

Garrett McGowan '21

Investment Banking Analyst, Credit Suisse

Majors: Economics and Mathematics

"The bank is great to work for. There's a great culture and we have the track record of HWS succeeding at Credit Suisse. And networking with Career Services as a first-year put me on their radar."

Tyler Yanko '21

Tyler Yanko '21

Behavior Interventionist, Arcus Community Resources

Majors: English and Psychological Science

"HWS has prepared me by providing challenging coursework."

Andrew Sliwka '21

Andrew Sliwka '21

Law Student, Albany Law School

Major: Political Science
Minor: Philosophy

"HWS made me think critically and challenged me every day to think about myself in ways I had never before. The Colleges pushed me and I am a better person because of it."

Aniyah Borges '21

Aniyah Borges '21

Master’s Candidate, Columbia University Teacher’s College

Major: Political Science
Minor: Africana Studies

"During my undergraduate education, I majored in political science which sparked an interest in global affairs and educational development. I will continue to pursue my interests at Columbia University by studying International and Comparative Education."

Kayla Liszewski '21

Kayla Liszewski '21

Master of Public Health, University at Buffalo

Major: Sociology
Minor: Public Policy Studies with a Concentration in Health Care

"As a result of HWS providing me the opportunity to explore a variety of job shadow opportunities with fellow alum, I was able to not only gain new skills and knowledge but mold my interests and passion as to what career path I want to pursue in the future."

Daniel Masino '21

Daniel Masino '21

M.B.A., University of Rochester Simon Business School

Major: Economics
Minor: Entrepreneurial Studies

"The liberal arts curriculum allowed me to not only pursue classes and accumulate knowledge within my discipline, but also take classes that put me out of my comfort zone and grow as a thinker. This combination allowed me to hone key skills like problem solving and effective communication, which were both instrumental in my business school application process. Being a student-athlete taught me how to be competitive and extremely comfortable with a busy schedule." Read more >

Molly Powers '21

Molly Powers '21

Associate, Guidepoint

Majors: Dance and Economics
Minor: International Relations

"HWS professors and Career Services helped me grow and pursue opportunities that I would not have otherwise."

Lindsay Fleischer '21

Lindsay Fleischer '21

Global Markets Graduate Analyst, HSBC

Major: Economics
Minors: Mathematics & Entrepreneurial Studies

"I am truly grateful for all of the support and guidance that I have received from the faculty, staff, and alumni network here at HWS. Every single alum that I reached out to was more than willing to connect, answer any questions that I had, and provide me with advice and support throughout this process. Being a member of the Finance Society and a participant in the NYC Finance Trip, led by the Career Services department here at HWS, helped me secure an internship both my sophomore and junior years, which in turn, led to a job offer post-graduation. My experiences here at HWS gave me an opportunity to learn more about the financial industry and how to use my liberal arts education to set me apart from other candidates."

Jessie Bartels '21

Jessie Bartels '21

Student Teacher, Canandaigua City School District

Major: Economics
Minor: Entrepreneurial Studies

"HWS gave me the unique opportunity to explore and study both of my passions simultaneously, business and elementary school teaching." Read more >

Kevin Kruszewski '21

Kevin Kruszewski '21

Financial Advisor, McAdam Financial

Majors: Economics and Political Science

"My time at HWS has taught me lessons that I will hold for a lifetime. The most important is the ability to think critically and apply that thinking to challenging situations. Both in and out of the classroom, I have been very touched by the people I have had the opportunity to interact with on a daily basis. My professors gave me the knowledge and support necessary to complete my majors, along with courses in other subjects. My friends and classmates provided a necessary reprieve from the rigors of a college education, always making time to enjoy a day on the quad or at the lake!"

Danielle Naimie '21

Danielle Naimie '21

Graduate Admissions Officer, Bentley University

Major: Double major in Psychology and Dance Education
Minor: Classical Studies

"The great leadership opportunities at HWS have helped me to develop many social, organizational, and leadership skills that have prepared me well for my future endeavors."

Ryan Righi '21

Ryan Righi '21

Master of Science in Management, University of Notre Dame

Major: Economics
Minor: Entrepreneurial Studies

"HWS has provided me with everything I could have asked for and more in regard to preparing me for my next step. I was able to immerse myself into the HWS community through programs such as HWS Leads and Summer Sandbox. I am fortunate for all of my experiences here that will help me succeed in the future." Read more >

Julianna Kennedy '21

Julianna Kennedy '21

Portfolio Operations Associate, Bain Capital

Majors: Economics and Sociology

"The New York City Finance Experience trip solidified my passion as I gained firsthand insight into life on Wall Street. The fast-paced and competitive lifestyle is perfect for me as an athlete." Read more >

Amelia Smith '21

Amelia Smith '21

Summer Intern, House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources

Major: Biology
Minor: Economics

"As I begin this next chapter of my life, I am eager and excited to gain experience in environmental policy on Capitol Hill. It is bittersweet saying goodbye to my time at HWS, but I am so grateful for everything I have learned, preparing me for the immediate future and beyond."

Rachel Meller '21

Rachel Meller '21

Social Coordinator, Merkley + Partners

Majors: American Studies and Media & Society

"During my four years at HWS, I have taken the time to really get to know my professors and staff members in a multitude of departments and offices. These relationships have been instrumental in helping me get to where I am today. All of my professors have my best interest in mind and are constantly pushing me to put forward the best work possible. Knowing how much each of my professors and staff cares about me and my future is my favorite aspect of HWS because I don't think I would've gotten to have these personal relationships at another university-- it is one of the many special things that I will always cherish about HWS." Read more >

Tyler Pierson '21

Tyler Pierson '21

Financial Advisor, Prudential Financial

Major: Economics
Minor: Entrepreneurial Studies

"HWS helped me establish a networking base and provided me with practice interviews."

Mary Warner '21

Mary Warner '21

Master of Arts in Professional Writing, Carnegie Mellon

Major: English
Minor: Writing Colleagues Program

"I wouldn't be going to graduate school if it wasn't for the fantastic faculty in the English department and the Writing Colleagues program. The professors at HWS really care about their students and are so supportive, as is the broader campus community. I am so grateful that I had the chance to pursue my interests, gain an interdisciplinary education, and challenge myself while at the colleges. I have also loved working as a student writer at the Office of Communications, which has been such a great opportunity to gain valuable work experience."

Edie Falk '21

Edie Falk '21

Mentor and Teacher’s Assistant, AmeriCorps’ City Year

Majors: English and Political Science

"I think that my liberal arts education will be really helpful as I move into this job. We are never focused on one thing and engage in a lot of teamwork and creative problem solving in our classes. These skills are going to be extremely important to me as I take on this new challenge!"

Robert Padilla '21

Robert Padilla '21

Executive Team Leader, Target Corporation

Major: Sociology
Minor: Entrepreneurial Studies

"The biggest impact my education at HWS has had on my life is valuing the resources around me. Being able to connect and pick people’s brains has been something that has attributed to my success and development for my future endeavors. I truly am blessed to have been a student of HWS these last four years." Read more >

Albright Dwarka '21

Albright Dwarka '21

Lead Programmer, Devious Eye Entertainment

Majors: Computer Science and Economics

"At HWS I found a community with peers, professors, and mentors who were ready to help me at every turn of my college career. Because of their help, I have been able to overcome many challenges and grow as a person and scholar. My goal for the future is to make an impact on the video game industry."

Jack Tateronis '21

Jack Tateronis '21

Financial Advisor, Vanguard

Majors: International Relations, Economics

"HWS provided a rigorous and demanding course load with high quality proffessors."

Alec Robitaille '21

Alec Robitaille '21

Commissioned Officer Training Program, U.S. Air Force; Master’s in Public Health and Medical School, Midwestern University

Major: Biochemistry

"The wealth of opportunity and academic rigor here at HWS have been crucial in preparing me for this next step. I am extremely grateful to my coaches, professors, friends and family for helping me along the way." Read more >

Lauren Rohlfs '21

Lauren Rohlfs '21

Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Quinnipiac University

Major: Biology
Minor: Psychological Science

"HWS opened my eyes to all the different possibilities in the health care field. Being a biology major and psychological sciences minor, allowed me to explore so many classes in different STEM disciplines and find the area I was most interested in. Beyond the classroom, I was able to be engaged with the HWS and larger Geneva Community."

Sarah Berman '21

Sarah Berman '21

Master of Science in Journalism, Northwestern University Medill School

Major: Writing & Rhetoric
Minors: Entrepreneurial Studies and Writing Colleagues Program

"I am so grateful for HWS because I was provided with so much flexibility to discover what I was passionate about. After attending Northwestern, I would love to work for a magazine and write about culture."

Thomas Wendt '21

Thomas Wendt '21

Sales Development Representative, CybelAngel

Major: Economics
Minor: Philosophy

"At HWS, I learned the importance of surrounding yourself with supportive individuals who want you to succeed. Faculty, staff and fellow classmates continuously provided support for moving through obstacles. Overcoming adversity set a strong foundation for transitioning into my Sales Development Representative position at CybelAngel. I am thankful for everything HWS has made possible these past four years!"

Christopher Guertler '21

Christopher Guertler '21

Business Development Representative, MP HR and Payroll Solutions

Major: Economics
Minor: History and Political Science

"Hobart and William Smith Colleges have given me the tools necessary to start my career and shown me how to problem solve, think critically, and immerse myself in many different areas of interest. I am excited to begin my career and thrilled to be able to work in Boston, Mass."

Robert Leonhardt III '21

Robert Leonhardt III '21

Financial Representative, Fidelity Investments

Major: Economics
Minor: Media and Society

"The connections I made and lessons I learned at HWS have and will continue to guide me throughout my personal and professional life. Go Statesmen!"

Camryn Mulpagano '21

Camryn Mulpagano '21

Junior Cosmetic Chemist, COSMAX USA

Major: Chemistry
Minors: Dance and Environmental Studies

"I always knew that I wanted to go into the field of cosmetic chemistry. Over the past four years, the constant guidance I received from the chemistry department has helped turn my dream into reality. I am eternally grateful for everything HWS has done for me and cannot wait to enter this new chapter in my life."

Chris Ciurcina '21

Chris Ciurcina '21

Account Representative, CDW

Major: Sociology
Minors: Child Advocacy and Education

"HWS has provided me with an opportunity to succeed in life in whatever I do."

Mackenzie Frary '21

Mackenzie Frary '21

Mental Health Specialist, McLean Hospital

Major: Psychological Science
Minor: Biology

"I have always been passionate about serving others and giving a voice to those who are often overlooked. As I begin the next chapter of my life, working at McLean Hospital as a Mental Health Specialist, I hope to empower others and advocate for effective mental health treatment. I will forever be grateful for the support and constant encouragement that I received from the Psychological Science department at HWS. I am excited to begin this new position. Through challenging coursework and conversation at the Colleges, I believe that I am well equipped to do so."

Alice Clements '21

Alice Clements '21

Master’s in Architecture, Northeastern University

Majors: Environmental Studies, Architectural Studies

"My dual majors have really pushed me to design environmentally focused buildings and environments. My professors helped me forge ahead on my mission of graduate school and inspired me through their own careers. I have appreciated time spent in the community at the Boys and Girls Club and every opportunity HWS has given me to engage with others in meaningful ways."

Gavin Flood

Gavin Flood '20, MAT '21

History Teacher, Perkiomen School

Majors: Political Science and Educational Studies
Minor: French

"The hands-on experience as part of the Teacher Education Program was validating, exciting and made me realize that I made the right career choice."

Kaloyan Byanov '21

Kaloyan Byanov '21

Master’s in Management, Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain

Majors: Mathematics and Economics

"It is the highly targeted and intensive education at HWS, along with my personal efforts to develop both academically and professionally, that helped me achieve acceptance at Universitat Pompeu Fabra. I will be forever grateful to my alma mater for the opportunities, connections, wonderful experiences and hospitality they provided me!"

Andres Lopez '21

Andres Lopez '21

Master of Arts in Spanish, Middlebury College

Major: Spanish and Hispanic Studies
Minors: History

"These last four years, Hobart and William Smith Colleges have given me a well rounded education, preparing me for anything that comes next. Thanks to the professors and the curriculum of the Spanish Department, my understanding of the language as well as its culture has improved greatly. I have learned an immeasurable amount thanks to my peers and advisors, who have primed me for my next step. I cannot thank them or the Colleges enough."

Jacqueline Leahy '21

Jacqueline Leahy '21

Social Media Content Creator/Stylist, INTERMIX

Major: Political Science
Minor: International Relations

"HWS connected me to great professors and mentors that helped me grow academically and in life."

Zach Rudolph '21

Zach Rudolph '21

Analyst at Goldman Sachs, Ayco Personal Financial Management

Major: Economics
Minor: International Relations

"The Salisbury Center and it’s staff are an extremely experienced, friendly team that allows HWS students to become well prepared on post grad plans, years before graduation."

Rachel Yackel '21

Rachel Yackel '21

Master of Museum Studies, The Corcoran School of Arts & Design at The George Washington University

Major: Art History, Psychology
Minor: History

"At HWS, I had the ability to immerse myself in a variety of coursework with wonderful professors."

Isabella Pardales '21

Isabella Pardales '21

Law Student, Vermont Law School

Majors: Environmental Studies and Studio Art

"The liberal arts education at HWS allowed me to come out of undergrad prepared for law school and empowered to continue my art practice."

Julia Ricciarelli '21

Julia Ricciarelli '21

Master of Science in Economic Theory and Policy, Levy Economics Institute of Bard College

Major: Economics
Minors: International Relations and Entrepreneurial Studies

"My time at HWS is something I will never forget. The colleges gave me the necessary experiences to pursue a Master's degree and mentorship along the way."

Colin Smith '21

Colin Smith '21

Business Transformation Analyst, Optum, a UnitedHealth Group Company

Major: Economics
Minors: History

"HWS has prepared me to analyze critical issues and articulate the solution efficiently, producing positive net value." Read more >

Joshua Hylkema '21

Joshua Hylkema '21

Masters in Diplomacy and Global Governance, Brussels School of Governance

Major: History
Minors: Music and Entrepreneurial Studies

"It is so fulfilling to be able to say, upon graduating, that I picked the perfect College for myself. Throughout my four years I've been able to create a second family that includes HWS students, faculty and staff. HWS has provided me with so many opportunities that as a first generation College student I had never know were possible. I've been able to learn abroad in in five different countries through four different programs, complete two legal internships, engage with many amazing communities, and challenge myself academically. All of which have given me the necessary experience for my life after HWS and the confidence to pursue a masters degree in Brussels, Belgium."

Victoria Kata '21

Victoria Kata '21

English Teacher, North Rose-Wolcott High School

Major: English
Minor: Education
Teacher Education Program, Secondary English

"I am very excited to dive into literature with young minds and be the teacher the students need me to be in North Rose- Wolcott!"

Eleanor Burns '21

Eleanor Burns '21

Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Rochester

Major: Biology

"HWS has prepared me to think holistically and to persevere through any obstacle."

Jack Polentes '21

Jack Polentes '21

Master of Science in Environmental Chemistry and Public Policy, Georgetown University

Major: Geoscience
Minors: Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Studies

"HWS is and always will be a home for me. Meeting friends, working closely with professors, and having the ability to study the history and environment of my new home through science is something I will value forever."

Sophie Kaufman '20, MAT '21

Sophie Kaufman '20, MAT '21

First Grade Teacher, Trumansburg Central School District

Majors: Educational Studies and Dance: Theory & Performance Studies, Teacher Education Program

"The faculty in the education department have challenged my patterns of thought, given me undying personal and professional support, and have provided me with the logistical and conceptual knowledge I need to be a meaningful and purposeful teacher. This influential group of professors leads with emphasis on the value of "person first" perspectives, allowing me to both better work with and see my own students as whole people and not simple, information processing machines."

Mitchell Spring '21

Mitchell Spring '21

Software Implementation Consultant, Fast Enterprises, LLC

Majors: Computer Science and Economics

"The coursework at HWS has done a lot to prepare me for life after graduation. Studying computer science and economics has given me perspective on both the technical and business side of things. The curriculums of these two degrees along with the great support from the HWS faculty has given me the opportunity to begin a career in technology. I am grateful to have had the chance to spend four years at HWS. The experiences I have had prepared me for multiple facets of life."

Delaney Hoodak '21

Delaney Hoodak '21

Master’s in Media, Culture and Society, University of East Anglia in Norwich, England

Majors: Media & Society and Writing & Rhetoric

"As a Media & Society major, I have gained a strong background in media studies that will allow me to dive right in without hesitation. Having this foundation for media studies only inspires me to keep learning more." Read more >

Taylor Szatko '21

Taylor Szatko '21

Master's in Adolescence Education (MSED) with a Biology certification, St. Bonaventure University

Major: Biology
Minors: Health Professions and Education

"At HWS, I really enjoyed being able to work closely with my professors and build lasting relationships."

Bartolomeo Voto '21

Bartolomeo Voto '21

Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Major: Biochemistry

"While at HWS, I traveled to Appalachia, Virginia to volunteer as a dental assistant for a Remote Area Medical Rural Health Clinic and realized my privilege in access to proper health and dental care. For the many people across the country, “simple” medical visits are a luxury. I have vowed to return to these underserved areas as a dentist who is committed to using my skills to benefit those who need them most."

Matthew Nardone '21

Matthew Nardone '21

Master of Arts in Audio Arts, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University

Majors: Biochemistry and Music

"My time at HWS, especially studying abroad in Copenhagen, has helped me to realize my future career aspirations in the music industry. This next year at Syracuse will be another stepping stone in reaching that goal."

Olivia Weiler '21

Olivia Weiler '21

GTS: Emerging Payments, Bank of America

Major: Economics
Minor: International Relations and History

"The finance trips to NYC and Boston allowed me to create connections with alums, further my knowledge, and gain experience in the field."

Brian Hoffman '21

Brian Hoffman '21

Associate Sales Specialist, IHS Markit

Major: Economics
Minor: Entrepreneurial Studies

"My time at HWS has been filled with great memories, as a result of being surrounded by great people from all over world. HWS will forever have a special place in my heart. I plan to provide the help and support that I received from so many other students, professors, faculty, staff and alums to future HWS students. At IHS Markit I plan to utilize all of the interpersonal and critical thinking skills I learned at HWS to thrive in my sales position!"

Allison Jordan '21

Allison Jordan '21

Assistant at Steps to Success; Notre Dame Mission Volunteers; AmeriCorps

Major: Anthropology and Sociology
Minor: Law and Society

"My classes and professors at HWS have opened my eyes to the many issues and inequalities that face our society today, which has made me want to go out to help and make a difference where I can. Additionally, the knowledge I have gained through the various mentors I had at HWS, have taught me to observe the issues and think critically. I am grateful for the experiences that HWS has afforded me, and I can't wait to start my next journey as an AmeriCorps member."

Hannah Rolfe '21

Hannah Rolfe '21

Master of History, National University of Ireland Galway

Majors: History and American Studies

"I was able to balance a double major while working in the Office of Admissions and the Office of Advancement. I also studied abroad and engaged in numerous community service activities, as well as took courses through the Centennial Center for Leadership. This was all possible because of the support I received both academically and emotionally. Hobart and William Smith allowed me to become more confident in my abilities academically and professionally and prepared me to lead a life of consequence."

Jean-luc Shyaka '21

Jean-luc Shyaka '21

Sales and Marketing Representative, Phreesia

Major: International Relations
Minor: Entrepreneurial Studies

"Marathon pace it out, don’t get caught on a sprint."

Darius Brummell ’21

Darius Brummell '21

Analyst, Citi Bank

Majors: Asian Studies and Economics

"My time at Hobart has allowed me to foster and develop key relationships with my classmates and alumni which have made my college experience that much greater. Especially, Brian Schiele and Joe Escamillia who I first interned with at Fellowship Home Loans and all of the Alums at CPB. They all immediately took me in and are mentors who I can’t thank enough for where I find myself today."

Rylee Wernoch '21

Rylee Wernoch '21

Chesapeake Conservation Corps, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Majors: Biology, Environmental Studies

"My experiences in the classroom, on the field, in the lab, and in the community have synthesized to create an education that is not just found in textbooks but has been cultivated by a culture of interdisciplinary thinkers."

Emma Hardee '21, MAT'22

Emma Hardee '21, MAT'22

Master of Arts in Teaching, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Majors: Educational Studies, Psychological Science
Minor: Child Advocacy

"The Teacher Education Program gave me the chance to start early in the field allowing me to learn firsthand in local school classrooms. My classes also gave me the opportunity to learn in different areas that I could connect to education. America Reads provided me with a job opportunity as well as experience that related to my field."

Sarah Lewicki 21

Sarah Lewicki '21

Researcher, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Majors: Chemistry and Neuroscience

"I cannot describe the Chemistry Department without the use of the word family. It will not be long into your four years before you are acquainted with all of the faculty in the department; some of my closest relationships are with professors that I have never had a class with. There are so many opportunities that the department has to offer and no matter what path you take, both the faculty and your peers will support you along the way." Read more >

Diana Colpoys '21

Diana Colpoys '21

Financial Representative, Fidelity Investments

Major: Economics
Minor: International Relations

"HWS has prepared me for my career through challenging classes that have pushed me out of my comfort zone and allowed me to explore different areas. Being a part of Willliam Smith soccer has helped me develop my leadership and time management skills that will be critical for succeeding in my career."

Susan Kowalski '21

Susan Kowalski '21

Master’s in Speech-Language Pathology, The George Washington University

Major: Psychological Science
Minor: Sociology

"HWS has provided me the ability to adapt to situations and has pushed me out of my comfort zone."

Katie Mandarano '21

Katie Mandarano '21

University of Maryland Francis King Carey Law School

Majors: Political Science and Religious Studies

"Susan Hess and Career Services were incredibly helpful in making sure I was prepared in applying to law school. They made sure I knew what the process entailed, looked over my materials, and kept me informed of deadlines. I am thankful for their guidance and support as I take on this new chapter!"

Caitlin Murphy '20, MAT'21

Caitlin Murphy '20, MAT'21

Elementary Teacher, South Bronx Classical Charter Schools

Major: Sociology
Minor: Education

"Coming to HWS and gaining a bachelor’s and master’s here has prepared and exicted me for my teaching job at a charter school in NYC."

Julia Mings '21

Julia Mings '21

Management Development Program Associate, M&T Bank

Major: Psychological Science
Minor: Political Science

"HWS gave me the chance to take a wide variety of classes that I wouldn’t have taken at other schools. These courses have changed my mindset and allowed me to mature."

Allison Palmer '21

Allison Palmer '21

Clinical Research Coordinator/Associate, Breast Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital; Master of Science in Clinical Research, Boston University Graduate School of Medicine

Major: Biology
Minor: English

"I am looking forward to applying the skills I learned at HWS to the exploration of new avenues in breast cancer research. My time here has prepared me for these next steps in my career and education as I begin working with patients, assisting with clinical trials and expanding my knowledge of public health. I could not have gotten to this point without the guidance of all my peers and mentors!"

Alexis Racioppa ’21, MAT’22

Alexis Racioppa ’21, MAT’22

Master of Art in Teaching, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Major: Political Science
Minors: English and Education

"The Teacher Education Program at HWS has given me over 180 hours in Geneva schools in preparation for my graduate education."

Delia Lawver '21

Delia Lawver '21

Business Development Specialist, Aon

Major: Economics
Minors: Entrepreneurial Studies, Environmental Studies

"HWS has taught me great critical thinking skills."

Cailin Gensler '21

Cailin Gensler '21

Teaching Assistant Program in France

Majors: English, French & Francophone Studies

"I am so grateful for all the opportunities HWS provided me throughout my four years; from my semester abroad in France to competing at Nationals with the sailing team. I am most appreciative for the ability to equally dedicate my studies between two fields. I was able to explore my interests in both English literature and the French language and Francophone culture - leading me to the amazing position I find myself in now! I am beyond excited to start my role as an English Teaching Assistant on the French speaking island of Corsica come this Fall."

Alessa Dixe '21

Alessa Dixe '21

Master’s in School Psychology, SUNY Oswego

Major: English
Minor: Psychological Science

"The coursework and professors at HWS prepared me to succeed"

Caroline Healey '21

Caroline Healey '21

Real Estate Intern, Compass Real Estate

Major: Media & Society

"HWS has taught me how to be independent and strive for success."

Katie Neff '21

Katie Neff '21

Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Thomas Jefferson University

Major: Psychological Science
Minor: English

"HWS has allowed me to experience a number of different disciplines while at the same time helping me find my real interest. I am able to leave here with a wide range of knowledge and an appreciation for my area of study that I will take with me into my next phase of schooling."

Megan Rooney '21

Megan Rooney '21

Staff Assistant, United States Senate

Major: Political Science
Minor: Writing and Rhetoric

"I am excited to start my career on Capitol Hill, and grateful to my professors at HWS who taught me the skills and knowledge required for the role I have now. I’d especially like to thank my advisors, Professor Amy Green and Professor Stacey Philbrick-Yadav for their support during my time at HWS."

David Ranney '21

David Ranney '21

Guard Member, United States Coast Guard

Majors: Political Science, History

"HWS has given me the tools to understand knowledge production and why the world is how it is."

Emma Kelly '21, MAT'22

Emma Kelly '21, MAT'22

Master of Arts in Teaching, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Majors: Educational Studies, Psychological Science
Minor: Child Advocacy

"HWS has provided me with lots of field experience and opportunities to engage with the broader community, all of which have helped to prepare me for my MAT year and a job in the education field."

Alison Weiss '21

Alison Weiss '21

Associate Data Specialist, Definitive Healthcare

Majors: Economics, Biology

"HWS has exposed me to a variety of subjects and ways of thinking. My HWS education opened my eyes to a lot of new opportunities."

Olivia Rowland '21

Olivia Rowland '21

Master of Arts in English, Oregon State University

Majors: Women's Studies, Writing and Rhetoric

"My classes in writing and rhetoric and women’s studies sparked my interest in rhetoric/composition and feminist theory, both of which I will study in grad school. Doing an honors project helped me learn how to conduct independent research and working as a writing colleague and writing fellow prepared me to teach writing at the college level."

Hannah Bendull '21

Hannah Bendull '21

Master of Arts in Museum Studies, New York University (NYU)

Majors: Art History, Environmental Studies
Minors: German Area Studies, English

"HWS has prepared me for my graduate program through targeted coursework. My professors also helped me with independent and summer research projects and grad applications."

Gabrielle Linscott '21

Gabrielle Linscott '21

Ph.D. in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Maryland

Majors: Spanish and Hispanic Studies, Geoscience
Minor: Atmospheric Science

"The mentorship of my faculty advisors and career counselors was invaluable. I would not have been able to reach my full potential without their support, encouragement and advocacy."

Isabelle Jeppsen '21

Isabelle Jeppsen '21

Teaching Fellow, The Stanley British Primary School

Major: Educational Studies with Disability Concentration
Minor: Child Advocacy

"HWS Career Services has aided in my preparation for my professional program by reviewing resumes, hosting workshops and providing access to interview rooms and mock interviews."

Kyle Mangold '21

Kyle Mangold '21

Analyst, Beazley Group

Major: Economics
Minor: Entrepreneurial Studies

"HWS provided me opportunities for networking and to meet helpful alums. Being the captain of the Hobart Soccer team has been an exceptional experience for me to grow as a leader."

Bailey DiSanto '21

Bailey DiSanto '21

Master of Arts in Teaching, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Major: English
Minors: Education, Social Justice Studies

"The emphasis on interdisciplinary study allowed me to experience the ways in which my different interests aligned and informed each other. I am much more confident in my knowledge and skill set moving into the field of education and non-profit work."

Carly Fischer '21

Carly Fischer '21

Client Service Associate, AlphaSights, NYC

Major: International Relations
Minor: History

"If nothing else, my experience at HWS has proven that only you can be your best advocate. Whether it's in the workplace, in the classroom or on the competition floor, it's your responsibility to put in the work in order to best position yourself to chase your dreams."

Nicole Bendicksen '21

Nicole Bendicksen '21

Education & Aquarist Internship, Save The Bay

Majors: Environmental Studies, Biology
Minor: Education

"HWS has given me the ability to grow as a person and be able to communicate with different people. It has also given me a well-rounded education to excel in future jobs."

Alexandria Knipper '21

Alexandria Knipper '21

Sales and Marketing Associate, The Bozzuto Group

Major: Media and Society
Minor: Entrepreneurial Studies

"I had networking opportunities with HWS alums that led to important connections in my field."

Stavroula-Anastasia Dimitrakopoulou '21

Stavroula-Anastasia Dimitrakopoulou '21

Master of Mental Health Counseling, Adelphi University

Major: Psychological Science
Minor: Media & Society

"HWS has taught me two values: hard work and determination. The small community of HWS has also shown me the importance of building genuine relationships with my peers."

Stephen Ponticiello '21

Stephen Ponticiello '21

Juris Doctor Candidate, Cornell University Law School

Majors: English, Political Science

"HWS has prepared me for law school by providing close class discussion that promoted both analytical and critical thinking."

Kyle Hackett '21

Kyle Hackett '21

Global Markets Analyst, HSBC

Major: Economics
Minor: Entrepreneurial Studies

"The Economics Department here at HWS has greatly prepared me for my new role at HSBC. Career Services helped with interview prep and networking opportunities. I'm also very grateful for Dylan Quay '18, an alum at HSBC who helped me throughout the interview process."

Samantha Goodman '21

Samantha Goodman '21

Life Editor, FingerLakes1.com

Major: Writing and Rhetoric
Minor: Sociology

"HWS has prepared me by exposing me to a diverse group of people, allowing me to interact and connect with those who could help."

Madison Lyons '21

Madison Lyons '21

Legal Staff, Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

Major: Political Science

"HWS has provided me experience in presentation skills and research opportunities."

Julia Natoli '21

Julia Natoli '21

MD Candidate, SUNY Upstate Medical University (College of Medicine)

Major: Biochemistry
Minor: Sociology

"HWS provided me with ample opportunities to prepare for my future career in medicine. My experiences interning with Finger Lakes Health and working in summer research with the chemistry department have given me skills, knowledge, and memories I will never forget. The faculty across all departments have also been a highlight of my education, and I would not be where I am today without their help and support."

Peggy Wagner '21

Peggy Wagner '21

Liberty Mutual Insurance

Major: Economics
Minor: Mathematics

"Networking with the help of Career Services was super helpful. I was able to connect with Bridget Brown '15 during my time interning with Liberty." Read more >

Mirabel Hickman '21

Mirabel Hickman '21

Master of Architecture at Pratt Institute

Major: Architectural Studies
Minor: Dance

"HWS has a really intentional curriculum … ‘Studio 300’ taught me that architecture can change the way people live."

Alexandra DeVito '21

Alexandra DeVito '21

J.D. Candidate, Quinnipiac University

Majors: Political Science, English

"My four years at HWS helped me continue my passion for law. The fantastic professors that consistently helped me grow both as a person and student were instrumental in my success!"

Harry Fletcher III '21

Harry Fletcher III '21

Master of Architecture, Parson’s School of Design

Major: Architectural Studies
Minor: Environmental Studies

"HWS has prepared me to further explore my architectural passions through their comprehensive approach to design. I learned the many intricate details that occur as a piece transforms from a sketch to a final iteration. As I continue my studies, I cannot thank the incredible faculty and mentors that guided me along my journey and helped me prepare for my future studies in architecture and design."

Julian Boland '21

Julian Boland '21

Mergers and Acquisitions Specialist, Aon

Major: Economics

"My time at HWS has largely paved my career path. Prior to attending the Colleges, I had not even considered pursuing a degree in Economics (let alone pursuing a career in financial services). The professors and Career Services staff provided mentorship and guidance that led me towards a future I take pride in."

Jillian Crocetta '21

Jillian Crocetta '21

Recruitment & Onboarding Coordinator at Touro College

Majors: Writing and Rhetoric, English
Minor: Holocaust Studies

"HWS gave me a support system that both inspired and empowered me. As I begin my professional career, I will still always cherish those connections that I made with my professors, my peers, and my colleagues in Human Resources."