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After Oberlin

What lies ahead for Oberlin graduates? They’ve risen to the challenge of rigorous academics, they’ve pursued their passions and taken advantage of real-world experience, and now they’re ready to forge their own paths.

Follow recent grads as they land in highly coveted positions and career-making internships and graduate programs.

Secret Sauce

Once OSCA’s membership secretary, Maggie Bayless ’77 now helps food entrepreneurs hone their businesses.
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Hanna Raskin standing in front of a chalkboard, which has a border of colorful drawings of food and people.

Raptor Watch

September 28, 2015

Steph Szarmach ’15 looks to the San Francisco Bay Area skies to gain field biology experience.
Steph Szarmach ’15 holding a Northern Harrier

Mapping to Aid Relief in Nepal

September 28, 2015

Elizabeth Gilmour ’13 is aiding earthquake relief efforts in Nepal through collaborative mapping with Kathmandu Living Labs.
Elizabeth Gilmour ’13 at Mt. Everest base camp

Uniting a Love of Music and Religion

August 20, 2015

This fall, Ambre Dromgoole ’15 will be attending Yale Divinity School, as well as interning for Walker International Communications Group.
Ambre Dromgoole ’15 with her parents

Translating More Than Words

August 20, 2015

Annie Valocchi ’15 is spending her summer at Spannocchia, an organic farm and bread and breakfast near Siena, Italy, before she begins teaching English at an Italian high school this fall.
Aerial view of a village

Writing with Purpose

August 20, 2015

Nicholas Olson ’15 is spending his summer working for POZ magazine before beginning a master’s program in public policy at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin.
Nicholas Olson ’15

Coding and Composing

March 13, 2015

Eli Stine ’14 unites his two passions, music and computer science, as a Jefferson Fellow in the Composition and Computer Technologies Ph.D. program at the University of Virginia.
Eli Stine ’14 posed with computer

Aiming for the Orchestra

March 13, 2015

Hunter Gordon ’14 studies bassoon full-time at Rice University's Shepherd School of Music, hoping to begin his career as a professional musician.
Hunter Gordon practicing bassoon

From Physics to Flora

March 13, 2015

Kirsten Liebl ’13 is following her heart toward a career in horticulture, working at a series of public gardens and farms.
Kirsten Liebl ’13

Travel, Art, and Education

November 19, 2014

Dyeemah Simmons ’14 takes her experience studying art and her love for education to Anatolia College in Greece to pass on her knowledge to the next generation of international scholars and artists.
Dyeemah Simmons ’14

Labor of Love

November 17, 2014

Once a politics and history major, John Kallas ’14 goes from studying contemporary American union strategy to practicing it on the streets of Cleveland.
John Kallas ’14

Seeing Results

November 17, 2014

Rachel Marino ’13 applies her research to education programs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, making art-based education more accessible to students and teachers alike.
Rachel Marino ’13 posed with art

A Formula for the Future

November 11, 2014

Majoring in mathematics at Oberlin opens doors in every direction, giving students an adaptable problem-solving tool.
White board with math equations