Career Peer Advisors
Claudine Humure is an international student from Rwanda majoring in biology and minoring in business and management. Claudine was one of the 2013 Winternship Funding recipients during her freshman year. Also a recipient of the 2014 Wheaton Fellowship, Claudine interned at Boston Medical Center where she worked as a patient advocate along students from Brown, Harvard and Boston University. During the summer of 2015, Claudine interned with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) doing research in prosthetic limbs. She was able to continue her research from MIT during the summer of 2016 when she interned with a software company called Autodesk. Autodesk allowed Claudine to digitally design a prosthetic socket using Fusion 360. An active member in the Wheaton community, Claudine is a member of the May Fellows program, vice president of the Tri Beta Biological Honor's Society, a member of Christian Fellowship, the outdoors club and sits on the African Club's executive board. Claudine loves meeting new people and making friends, and she invites you all to stop by the Filene Center at your leisure and take advantage of the various opportunities career services has to offer!
Born and raised in Cape Coast, Ghana, Kweku Ampem-Darko is a senior Neuroscience major and a Hispanic Studies minor who currently lives in the Bronx, New York. Kweku has been working as a Peer Advisor with the Filene Center for the two and a half years. As such, he has developed a passion for mentorship, especially for students interested in STEM fields. He also works as a tutor for Brain, Mind & Behavior and Biology as well as one of the Class Gift Chairs for 2017. His academic interests include an eclectic list of Sociology, Psychology, Biology and Chemistry (of course) and Public Health. His recreational interests include occasionally reading, photography and most recently, long boarding.
Daniel Alexandre, a Boston native, is a transfer student from Cambridge College with a focus on Business & Management. His most recent work experience includes a full-time position as the Recruitment Specialist for a nonprofit organization called Year Up. Year Up is a one-year intensive training program that provides both experience and support to urban young adults through professional careers and higher education. Daniel is passionate about unlocking the unique potential of every individual, despite how ordinary and simple one might feel. “I believe very strongly that there are strengths, and talents, and passions that are specific to YOU. Together we can unlock your potential and set you on a path to success AND fulfillment!”
Andres Ripley is a junior from Sharon Massachusetts who is majoring in Biology and minoring in Animal Behavior. Andres was a 2016 recipient of the Wheaton Fellowship, where he spent the majority of the summer working at Borderland State Park. During his time there, he worked as an assistant park ranger and as one of the head fishing instructors. Andres is part of the Senior Preceptor program and is the Senator for the SGA’s Intercultural Board. He has also worked on campus as a tutoring monitor in the Academic Advising department.