Career Peer Advisors
Melanie is a junior from Massachusetts. She is majoring in sociology with a general education minor, perhaps in addition to a public health minor. Melanie is also a research assistant for Professor McCormack in the sociology department and a member of the women's lacrosse team on campus. Melanie studied abroad during Fall 2013, but has returned for Spring 2014!
Skyler is a junior from Maine. Skyler hopes to pursue a double major in studio art and psychology. She has nearly completed a minor in general education and is particularly interested in experiential learning. A fan of rock-climbing, Skyler is an active participant in Outdoors Club. She is vice president of Habitat for Humanity at Wheaton, and is currently involved with the May Fellows Advisory Board. Skyler will be studying abroad during the spring of 2014 in Bhutan!
Nick is a senior from California and is a double major in history and English. Nick looks forward to doing an honors thesis on the poetry of Robert Burns during his senior year at Wheaton. He is a member of men's rugby and the Roosevelt Institute, and he occasionally writes for the Wheaton Wire. In addition to being a CPA, Nick is a campus tour guide. Very glad to be a Career Peer Advisor, he says, "The Kollett Center helped me out last year with getting an internship in radio in Palm Springs; I accessed funding for that. I think that it's a great opportunity for anybody to just come in and at least apply for funding... it gives people opportunities that they might not otherwise have access to."
Andrew is a senior from Connecticut. He is an English major, music theory and composition minor, and Italian studies minor. Having had summer internships at Globe Pequot Press (Guilford, CT) and International Creative Management (New York, NY), Andrew is particularly interested in the publishing industry, a topic he contemplates exploring for his senior year honors thesis. He is co-editor of Rushlight and is president of songwriting club on campus. Andrew is also a member of the Wheaton Jazz Ensemble, the Phat Police, Voices United to Jam, and Italian Club. Andrew studied abroad in Italy for Spring 2013.
Jeff is a sophomore from Massachusetts. He is following the pre-med track while pursuing a major in biology and minor in studio art. As a freshman, Jeff received a Wheaton Fellowship for a self-initiated intern position at the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center. Jeff was recently selected to be a Wheaton research assistant to Jeff Paer ‘15; together, they will be working in collaboration with Professor Dyer, Chair of Wheaton’s Biology department. Jeff is a member of Wheaton’s Honor Code Committee, College’s Against Cancer, and the Pre-Health Society. For the summer of 2014 Jeff plans to obtain his EMT certification as well as capitalize on a recent research opportunity. “The wealth of information and guidance that I have received from Career Services has been amazing and I encourage all students learn about the many opportunities offered to them.”