Toby Flint, a current HC student, interned in Summer 2011 at the Inter-University Consortium for Social and Political Research (ICPSR) at the University of Michigan, where he took courses in advanced quantitative analysis and conducted original research. He was chosen, along with four others, from over one hundred applications.
Heidi Hullinger presented her political science senior thesis at the 2010 Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting. She will enter the MSc Program in European Public Policy at University College London in Fall 2011.
Colton Kerrigan, a 2011 graduate, was selected for a competitive internship with the Koch Foundation this past summer. He now works as a campaign field representative for the National Rifle Association.
Jessica Thompson who works for the FBI has been accepted into the Masters progams in International Relations/International Affairs at multiple universities, including Columbia University, the George Washington University, and the University of Denver. While a HC student, she also received the Creigh Weyer Scholarship.
Nicole Wells received a Fulbright Scholarship to Romania for the 2011-2012 academic year.
Starlight Fonseca received both the Creigh Weyer Scholarship and the Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship and is currently enrolled at the University of Texas—Austin Law School, where she will enter her third year this fall.
Sigrid Simpson, who has been working in Chile since graduating in 2009, was accepted into multiple graduate programs in International Relations/International Economics/International Affairs, will enter the M.A. program in International Relations at the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University, which is the top ranked program in the US for students who want policy-oriented careers.
Upon finishing his service in Americorps, Joshua Fangmeier entered the Masters of Public Policy program at the University of Michigan's Ford School of Public Policy. After graduating in April 2011 he accepted a fellowship at the Center for Healthcare Research and Transformation (CHRT) located in Ann Arbor MI, where he will be working on a variety of healthcare policy and data research projects. As part of his MA program he interned during Summer 2010 for the American Governor’s Association focusing on how states will implement the healthcare legislation.
Chelsea LeMar helped to coordinate the Obama inauguration, and worked as the Special Assistant for Scheduling and Advance for the Secretary of Transportation. Currently, she is pursuing her Masters in Public Administration with an emphasis in International Development at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She plans to use her background in transportation policy here in the United States to help developing countries build their own transportation infrastructure as a means of development.
Elyse Johnson recently served in the Peace Corps in Guatemala as part of the Masters in Development Administration program at Western Michigan University. After her service and graduation she accepted a position as a project organizer for Omaha Together One Community.
Katie Zaback works as a policy analyst for the State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO), after finishing a Masters of Public Affairs from Indiana University.