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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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