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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.

A Career in the Creative Side of Journalism

Justine Goode ’16 has always wanted to work at a print magazine in either a design or an editorial capacity. Today, the former editor of the Grape , Oberlin's alternative student newspaper, is fulfilling both career goals at Vanity Fair .
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A woman stands next to a body of water across from downtown New York.

Japanese Language and Lacrosse

July 20, 2018

A love of Japanese culture and language led Kinori Rosnow ’17 to live, work, and play lacrosse in Japan.
lacrosse players running on field

Singer Turned Lab Manager

July 19, 2018

Elayne Zhou ’18, a psychology major and Hispanic studies minor at Oberlin, wants to make the world a better place by encouraging people to take seriously the importance of mental health.
Elayne Zhou smiles into the camera

From Peer Listener to Case Worker

July 18, 2018

A double major in sociology and psychology at Oberlin, Stanek transformed her personal interests into the beginning of a career.
Charis Stanek standing at commencement, holding her graduation cap

Homegrown Scientist

March 26, 2018

Being in the presence of a Nobel laureate, a baby alligator, and like-minded researchers helped solidify Naviya Schuster-Little’s decision to apply to graduate school over medical school.
Naviya Schuster-Little with an alligator

From Public Service to Public Radio

March 19, 2018

A dedicated Bonner Scholar, Anthony Moaton ’17 finds an unexpected calling as a journalism fellow for an NPR affiliate in New Haven, Connecticut.
Anthony Moaton

Researching Treatments for Adolescent Eating Disorders

February 28, 2018

A strong relationship with her mentor and field experience in college helped Alexa L’Insalata ’17 land her ideal first job as a clinical research coordinator for Stanford University’s Eating Disorders Research Program.
L'Insalata at Stanford University's Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences building

Returning to Campus with New Perspective

December 11, 2017

Fulbright winner Taiyo Scanlon-Kimura ’15 traveled to Japan for 10 months to study sustainability and local food systems as drivers of rural economies and communities.
Taiyo Scanlon-Kimura ’15