Alumni Career Advice

  • Will Brindisi ’22 graduated from Hamilton with a major in economics. He currently works as a financial analyst at Jordan Park. In his blog, Brindisi details his journey toward a career in finance and emphasizes the importance of developing written and oral communication skills in order to succeed at networking in the finance realm.

  • Michell Arlotta ’01 graduated with a major in geology and a minor in art history. Upon completion of both her master’s degree in marine environmental science and her advanced graduate certificate in waste management, she pursued a career in photography. She has been a professional photographer based out of New Jersey for 19 years. Her storytelling approach to capturing people through events, travel, and portrait sessions has earned her many awards, publications, and top rankings in the industry. She attributes her successful and fulfilling career and non-traditional path to keeping an open mind and a focus on health and happiness.

  • Jiong Chen ’10 graduated from Hamilton with majors in both mathematics and economics. He currently works as a senior data scientist at LinkedIn. In his Q&A, Chen details his typical work week as a data scientist, and offers advice to current undergraduate students interesting in pursuing a career in data science.

  • Mari German ’19 graduated from Hamilton with a double major in Africana and Hispanic studies. She currently works as the outreach and resource specialist at Tufts University’s Institute for Democracy and Higher Education. In her blog, German emphasizes the importance of staying true to your passions and interests when finding the right career.

  • David Freeman ‘16 graduated from Hamilton with a major in biochemistry. He is currently enrolled in the M.D./Ph.D. program at the University of Utah. In his blog, Freeman details his time in medical/graduate school and offers advice to anyone interested in pursuing graduate programs after Hamilton.

  • Courtney Kaplar ’16 graduated from Hamilton with a double major in French and literature. She currently works as an attorney at the Federal Aviation Administration. In her blog, Courtney emphasizes the importance of taking advantage of Hamilton’s open curriculum to learn as much as possible.

  • In this Q&A, DÔEN president Holly Soroca ’97 details her career path after graduating from Hamilton and offers advice for students interested in pursuing a career in the fashion industry.

  • In this Q&A, journalist Antonia Noori Farzan ‘11 details her career path from writing for The Washington Post to The Providence Journal, and offers advice to any students interested in pursuing a career in journalism.

  • Emily Dumont ’18 graduated from Hamilton with a major in biology and a minor in anthropology. Dumont details the importance of utilizing the Hamilton alumni network, which led to her finding a job as a senior orthopedic technician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Mass.

  • Rohit Nepal ’94 graduated from Hamilton with a major in government. After practicing law in both New York and Alabama, Nepal transitioned to a career in foreign service, and currently serves as the Deputy Chief of Mission for the U.S. Embassy in Jordan. Nepal details how a Hamilton education prepares students for a foreign service career and offers advice for any students interested in pursuing a career in government.

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