Internship & Career Profiles

Yugon Kim '98, Founding Partner, IKD

Yugon Kim graduated in Fine Arts from Bard in 1998 and went on to work in and then study design and architecture, finally becoming a founding partner of architectural design firm, IKD, in Cambridge, MA. Expand for Yugon Kim '98, Founding Partner, IKD Expand

Monica Elkinton ’03, Assistant Municipal Attorney, Municipality of Anchorage, Alaska

Meet Monica, class of 2003. Monica studied Mathematics at Bard and went on to Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, MA. Expand for Monica Elkinton ’03, Assistant Municipal Attorney, Municipality of Anchorage, Alaska Expand

Cameron Ogg ’11, Graduate Research Assistant & PhD Candidate in Neuroscience, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Cameron Ogg graduated from Bard in 2011 with a degree in Biology and concentration in Global Public Health. After Bard, Cameron worked at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital before going to graduate school, where she’ll be earning her PhD in Neuroscience this August. Expand for Cameron Ogg ’11, Graduate Research Assistant & PhD Candidate in Neuroscience, University of Tennessee Health Science Center Expand

Grayson Morley '13, MFA Candidate, Fiction, Iowa Writers' Workshop

Meet Grayson Morley, a 2013 written arts graduate. Grayson is currently pursuing his MFA in Fiction at the Iowa Writers' Workshop. Expand for Grayson Morley '13, MFA Candidate, Fiction, Iowa Writers' Workshop Expand

Jim Toia ’85, Artist, Lecturer, Director of Community Based Teaching and Chair of Karl Stirner Arts Trail at Lafayette College

Meet Jim Toia ’85. Jim studied Art while attending Bard and has been a working artist and art educator since graduation. His career path has included making and exhibiting his art, working as a gallery and art studio assistant in NYC, pursuing his MFA from the School of Visual arts, and now teaching in the art department at Lafeyette College while still making art. Expand for Jim Toia ’85, Artist, Lecturer, Director of Community Based Teaching and Chair of Karl Stirner Arts Trail at Lafayette College Expand

Julia Jardine ’16, Assistant to the Director, The Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill Partnership

Meet Julia, a 2016 grad who currently serves as the assistant to the director of The Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill Partnership. Julia studied Human Rights at Bard and has been working at Val-Kill since graduation. Expand for Julia Jardine ’16, Assistant to the Director, The Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill Partnership Expand
Photo Credit: Sarah Wallock '19

Eva-Marie Quinones '17, Economics and Global and International Studies

Original & Complete Story: http://www.bard.edu/news/features/?id=167

Meet senior Eva-Marie Quinones '17, a double major in economics and global and international studies. Eva-Marie has been a leader in the Bard Debate Union and Model United Nations and plans to pursue an advanced degree in political science or international affairs after graduation. Expand for Eva-Marie Quinones '17, Economics and Global and International Studies Expand

Thea Piltzecker '11, Associate Producer (freelancer for PBS, NBC, Vice); Graduate Student, Columbia Journalism School ('17)

Meet Thea Piltzecker, a 2011 Alumna who studied Literature and Human Rights at Bard. Expand for Thea Piltzecker '11, Associate Producer (freelancer for PBS, NBC, Vice); Graduate Student, Columbia Journalism School ('17) Expand

Tina Wack '15, Associate Managing Producer, DiD (Direct Image and Design)

Meet Tina, a 2015 graduate who studied Written Arts at Bard. Tina now works as a an Associate Managing Editor in the Production Department of an advertising agency in Philadelphia. Expand for Tina Wack '15, Associate Managing Producer, DiD (Direct Image and Design) Expand

Rachel Nalecz '18, Software Development Intern, PTC

Meet Rachel Nalecz '18, a junior studying Mathematics and Computer Science. Rachel spent summer 2016 as an intern for the software developer company, PTC. Expand for Rachel Nalecz '18, Software Development Intern, PTC Expand

Jim Browne '86, Founder, Argot Pictures

Meet Jim Browne '86 who studied Film at Bard and went on to establish Argot Pictures, an independent film distribution company. Expand for Jim Browne '86, Founder, Argot Pictures Expand

Maia Petrova ’17, Post-Production Intern, Third Party Films; Film Distribution Intern, Argot Pictures

Maia is a current senior studying Film Production and had two different internships during summer 2016. One with Third Party Films and another Argot Pictures, which is owned by a fellow Bardian. Expand for Maia Petrova ’17, Post-Production Intern, Third Party Films; Film Distribution Intern, Argot Pictures Expand

Anna Henschel '09, MBA Candidate '18, UMass Amherst

Meet Anna Henschel ’09. Anna was a Religious Studies major at Bard and worked in the arts before going to graduate school. She’s currently an MBA Candidate at UMass Amherst. Expand for Anna Henschel '09, MBA Candidate '18, UMass Amherst Expand

Brandon Acton-Bond '17, Director's Office Intern, The Brooklyn Museum

Senior Brandon Acton-Bond '17, Art History and Studio Arts major, spent summer 2016 as an office intern for Anne Pasternak, Director of The Brooklyn Museum. Brandon decided to share a photo of the museum in place of a headshot for this profile. Expand for Brandon Acton-Bond '17, Director's Office Intern, The Brooklyn Museum Expand

Jonathan Chavez '12, Director of College Persistence, Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation

Meet Jon Chavez, a 2012 alumnus who studied Sociology. Jon currently serves as the Director of College Persistence at Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation in New York City. Expand for Jonathan Chavez '12, Director of College Persistence, Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation Expand

Winta Mehari '17, Development & Outreach Intern, Human Rights Watch

Meet Senior Winta Mehari '17, a Political Studies major. Winta spent last spring semester at the Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program (BGIA) in New York City where she had an internship with Human Rights Watch. Expand for Winta Mehari '17, Development & Outreach Intern, Human Rights Watch Expand

Akshita M. Bhanj Deo ‘15, Senior Account Executive, Edelman

Meet Akshita M. Bhanj Deo ‘15, a Senior Account Executive at Edelman who studied Political Science & Human Rights at Bard. Expand for Akshita M. Bhanj Deo ‘15, Senior Account Executive, Edelman Expand

Marley Alford '17, AMGEN-Scholars Program, Harvard University

Meet Senior Marley Alford ‘17, a Math and Computer Science major. Marley spent summer 2016 at Harvard University participating in the AMGEN-Scholars Program. Expand for Marley Alford '17, AMGEN-Scholars Program, Harvard University Expand

Morgon Kanter '09, Senior Software Engineer, Google

Meet Morgon Kanter ’09. Morgon studied Computer Science at Bard before going on to Dartmouth for a PhD. Morgon is now working at Google as a Senior Software Engineer. Expand for Morgon Kanter '09, Senior Software Engineer, Google Expand

Emma Patsey '19, Dry Land Farming and Seed Saving Intern, Laughing Wolf Farm

Meet Bard Sophomore, Emma Patsey ‘19, and Environmental and Urban Studies Major. Emma spent summer 2016 as an intern at Laughing Wolf Farm in Southwest Colorado. Expand for Emma Patsey '19, Dry Land Farming and Seed Saving Intern, Laughing Wolf Farm Expand

Abigail Stevens '11, PhD Candidate, Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy, University of Amsterdam

Meet Abigail Stevens ‘11, a former Physics major at Bard and current PhD Candidate at the Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy, University of Amsterdam. Expand for Abigail Stevens '11, PhD Candidate, Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy, University of Amsterdam Expand

Katarina Ferrucci ‘17, Clinical Research Intern, Anderson Center for Autism

Meet Bard Junior Katarina Ferrucci '17, a Psychology major who took on a Summer 2016 experience with the Anderson Center for Autism as a Clinical Research Intern. Expand for Katarina Ferrucci ‘17, Clinical Research Intern, Anderson Center for Autism Expand

Tina Marie Doran ‘10, Medical Person in Charge / Mate / Dive Instructor, Sea | Mester

Meet Tina Marie Doran ‘10. Tina was an Environmental Studies major at Bard and now handles a variety of roles aboard Sea | Mester, a sail training schooner that offers semester-abroad programs to undergraduate students. Expand for Tina Marie Doran ‘10, Medical Person in Charge / Mate / Dive Instructor, Sea | Mester Expand

Ziyan Wang '19, Sophia University, Tokyo, Japanese Language Intensive

Meet Ziyan Wang '19, a current sophomore who is thinking about moderating into Literature this year. Ziyan spent the summer in Tokyo taking an intensive course in Japanese language at Sophia University. Expand for Ziyan Wang '19, Sophia University, Tokyo, Japanese Language Intensive Expand

Dan Wilbur '09, Comedian, Published Author, and Freelance Comedy Writer

Meet Dan Wilbur '09. A Comedian and published Author, Dan studied Classics and Creative Writing at Bard, and began pursuing his comedic career from right here in Annandale. Expand for Dan Wilbur '09, Comedian, Published Author, and Freelance Comedy Writer Expand

Aja Corliss '17, Language Counselor, My First American Village, Saut-Du-Loup, France

Meet Aja Corliss ’17, a current senior studying Sociology with a concentration in Gender & Sexuality Studies. Aja spent summer 2016 in Saut-Du-Loup, France, as a Language Counselor with My First American Village, an English-language residential camp that helps French children and adolescents learn the English language. Expand for Aja Corliss '17, Language Counselor, My First American Village, Saut-Du-Loup, France Expand

Yvonna Groom '13, Social Media Strategist, EGAMI Group

Meet Yvonna Groom, class of 2013. Yvonna was a philosophy major who’s now a Social Media Strategist for EGAMI Group, a multicultural communications agency that specializes in connecting corporate brands with multicultural communities. Expand for Yvonna Groom '13, Social Media Strategist, EGAMI Group Expand

Austin Lehn '17, EducationUSA Intern, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Meet Senior Austin Lehn '17, who majors in Political Studies and spent the summer as an intern for EducationUSA within the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. Expand for Austin Lehn '17, EducationUSA Intern, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State Expand

Kristy Maier '15, Production Associate, Princeton Architectural Press

Meet Kristy Maier, a 2015 graduate who studied Written Arts at Bard and now works for Princeton Architectural Press as a Production Associate. Expand for Kristy Maier '15, Production Associate, Princeton Architectural Press Expand

Milan Miller '18, Television Programming and Scheduling Intern, Viacom

Meet Milan Miller ‘18, double major in Film and Electronic Arts (Production) and Anthropology. This summer Milan interned with BET Networks, a division of Viacom, in the Television Programming and Scheduling Department. Expand for Milan Miller '18, Television Programming and Scheduling Intern, Viacom Expand

David Bloom, B.A. '13; M.M. '14, Co-Artistic Director and Conductor, Contemporaneous

Meet David Bloom, Co-Artistic Director and Conductor of Contemporaneous, a 21-member new music ensemble. David received a B.A. in Music with a concentration in Composition and Conducting in 2013; and a M.M. in Orchestral Conducting in 2014. Expand for David Bloom, B.A. '13; M.M. '14, Co-Artistic Director and Conductor, Contemporaneous Expand

Patrick Kelly '17, Technical Consultant, MTX B2B Solutions

Meet Senior Patrick Kelly '17, a Computer Science Major and member of the Bard Raptors Basketball Team. Patrick spent the summer as a Technical Consultant for MTX B2B Solutions. Expand for Patrick Kelly '17, Technical Consultant, MTX B2B Solutions Expand

Jess Zaccagnino '17, Communications Intern, Global Justice Center

Meet Jessica Zaccagnino '17. A current senior at Bard studying Human Rights with a concentration in Global & International Studies, Jess spent Summer 2016 as a Communications Intern for the Global Justice Center. Expand for Jess Zaccagnino '17, Communications Intern, Global Justice Center Expand