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  • Will Tynan '11

    Kindred Spirits

    March 30, 2012

    Quintessentially Carleton qualities connect two alums separated by 20 years

    When he needed a new junior consultant for his firm’s first Latin American office, Mark Frein ’92 could easily have recruited at the Ivy Leagues. “But I’d probably be looking at people with attitude,” he says. Instead, he looked to to Carleton’s Engagement Wanted program and found the perfect candidate in Will Tynan ’11.

  • Jeff Appelquist ’80

    30 Minutes

    March 30, 2012

    Carls are destined to mentor

    The concept of mentorship is an old one: An experienced professional guides a young person into the ways of the field. You know, like Obi-Wan and Luke, Batman and Robin, or Giles and Buffy. In the movies, these pairings are made through serendipity or destiny. But Carleton’s Career Center helps destiny along by connecting young Carls with seasoned pros through its 30 Minutes program.

  • Reed Jordan '12 in Peru

    A Tale of Two Internships

    December 1, 2011

    Summer internships can help strengthen a resume or even launch a career. But many internships are unpaid—a hardship for students who can't afford to work for free. Carleton helps level the playing field with special scholarships to cover their lost earnings.

    Meet two students who took advantage of these scholarships to pursue amazing summer experiences:

  • Manipulating the canopy

    Opportunity Uncorked: A Mentor Externship in Wine Country

    December 1, 2011

    California winemaker Jeff Pipes '83 admits that he wasn’t sold on Carleton’s Mentor Externship program at first. Having a student work with him and live with his family sounded like a big commitment. But once he began reading applications from eager Carleton students, Pipes couldn't help but be impressed.

  • Point, click, chat, network!

    "30 Minutes" Goes Nationwide with Skype Video Chat

    June 1, 2011

    Carleton's popular 30 Minutes program brings students interested in a specific job or industry face-to-face with alumni experienced in that field. But until recently, volunteering was limited to alumni within easy driving distance of Carleton. No longer! Thanks to Skype video chat, alums now can share their career wisdom from anywhere with an internet connection.

  • Shackel Fund Opens Doors to Internships & Opportunities

    June 1, 2011

    Summer internships offer real-world experience, valuable networking opportunities, and sometimes an inside track to full-time employment. But many internships are unpaid—a hardship for students who can't afford to forego summer earnings.

    Meet two students who have found the best of both worlds, thanks to the M. Leith Shackel Internship Fund.

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