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Starting the Start-up: Claire Van Raaphorst's London Internship

Claire Van Raaphorst, '14
An English and communication studies major may seem an unlikely intern for a tech start-up, but Claire Van Raaphorst, '14, tells a different story. "I felt pretty lost when they'd launch into explanations of Python code or Javascript," she says of her colleagues. "On the flip side, I was the resident expert on writing. I made substantial revisions to many important documents, to make them more clear and understandable."

Albion AICPA Team Returns to the Big Stage

Peter Curry and Don Strite, Albion 2013 AICPA team
Albion College is back as a player in the annual accounting competition sponsored by the American Institute of CPAs. Albion was the underdog last fall as it was the smallest of the academic institutions to have a team reach the finals in Washington, D.C. This year, the team comprised of students Peter Curry, John Rogers, Victoria Slater and Don Strite and advisor John Carlson are one of 15 to advance to the semifinal round of competition.

For McClorey, '15, a Business Plan in France and a Plan for Law School

Caitlin McClorey, '15
Junior Caitlin McClorey, fresh off a summer internship at Valassis, a Detroit-area marketing company, was among a group of students in Albion’s Carl A. Gerstacker Institute for Business and Management who traveled to Paris in October for a week of intensive work on business plans with students from École Supérieure De Vente (SDV), a French business school.

Special Business Careers Event in Detroit

Albion College shield
Thinking ahead to a career in business? Join Albion College on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. for a program planned for high school students and their families.

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