January jumpstart

Elizabeth Pugliese ’20 works on research in a campus chemistry lab during January break. (Photo by Keith Nordstrom)

Students make most of winter break with internships, research

This January, dozens of Wheaton students took advantage of the break from classes to explore their interests, develop career skills, gain real-world experience and make professional connections, supported by funding from the college.

These “winternship” locations ranged from campus labs—where students worked on research guided by Wheaton faculty—to art studios, libraries, businesses, nonprofits and more around the country.

Here’s a look at just a few of these recently completed internships: