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A journal of social practice & professional engagement for the Antioch community

Antioch College students spend up to a 1/3rd of their undergraduate experience in the real world— testing concepts and applying theory from the classroom while reflecting on what it means to lead an impactful life.

Antioch students bring new ideas & vitality to our co-op partners, powering programs and special projects through directed full-time work and research across 15 key industries & communities of practice.

Psychology, Mindfulness, & Wellness

For the past month and a half and for the duration of the spring semester, I have been working at Camphill Village Kimberton Hills for my first Antioch College co-op.

My Wellness Center Co-op by Erina McGuire '24 If you’re thinking about doing a Wellness Center Co-op, I highly recommend it. This winter quarter I have had the honor of helping

I have been on co-op as the counseling department assistant in the Counseling Services Center at Antioch College for the Winter term of 2022. This is my first co-op experience

  In a valley that, if observed from up high, resembles a bowl- there is a village of twelve houses. They hold farmers, bakers, and candlemakers. These houses do not have

Policy, Advocacy, & Law

Throughout my past co-op, I have experienced many interesting things, not only through my current position as an Executive Assistant with the Delaware Department of Labor but also with my

The first time I entered the Daley Center in downtown Chicago was a jarring experience. Not because of witnessing someone being dragged out of a courtroom screaming obscenities at the

My co-op is with the one and only Roger Ashodian, a lawyer in Philadelphia where I recently moved to live. I live right next to Saint Joseph's University and, due

I am Kensy Zelaya, a fourth-year student at Antioch College with a self-designed major in political economy and social psychology. For my last co-op, I found an internship at CARECEN,

Arts & Performance

I have been on co-op as the counseling department assistant in the Counseling Services Center at Antioch College for the Winter term of 2022. This is my first co-op experience

~Perspective~ When my mentor, Jennifer Sharp, asked me "what are you expecting to get out of your co-op experience?" The one word that came to mind is perspective. I want to

When I thought of working for my aunt with her photography business, I thought it was a perfect idea. I liked taking pictures of nature and I believed it would

For my winter 2021 co-op term, I have been working at a public school in New York City as a teaching assistant in an art room. I work with kids

Biomed, Public Health & Health Advocacy

Ike Wylie attended the Northeastern Evolutionary Psychology Society conference (NEEPS) in Pittsburgh, PA from April 21-24th. NEEPS was established in 2007 as a society dedicated to the advancement of evolutionary

This spring, my weekdays consist of rising at 6 a.m., working until 3:15, and usually class or rehearsal, while my weekends are full of dance or song practices and performances—a

For my third and final co-op I decided to stay in the Yellow Springs area to work as a Public Health Education Intern at the Greene County Health Department. I

[gallery size="medium" ids="13061,13060,13059,13058,13057,13056,13055,13054,13053"] I am currently out in California working for Visiting Angels, an in-home care franchise whose mission is to provide a workplace that gives caregivers love and respect while

Food Systems, Sustainable Agriculture, & Culinary Arts

Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary is a 41 acre farm nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Floyd, Virginia. Spikenard is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, with a mission “to promote

For two years prior to coming to Antioch I worked as an AmeriCorps Vista for Rural Action in their Sustainable Agriculture department. The financial aid offered through the program and

This spring, my weekdays consist of rising at 6 a.m., working until 3:15, and usually class or rehearsal, while my weekends are full of dance or song practices and performances—a

I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to experience such a beautiful term. It has been incredibly eye-opening and inspirational to be around so many wonderful people who

History, Archives & Libraries

My work in record keeping led to my involvement in the OHLA (Oral History and the Liberal Arts), a project headed by Dr. Brooke Bryan, which catalogs and keeps interviews

Do you want to know something I've learned about myself while living and working at Antioch College over the past several years of my life? Other than the fact that

[caption id="attachment_13522" align="alignleft" width="225"] Did you know that the words for crying and rain sound very similar? I would sometimes say "I am raining" or "The sky is crying"[/caption] Sitting outside

My third co-op is a bit like my first one, as I am writing again. It's also a bit like my second co-op, considering I am still employed within the

Legend holds that an Antiochian can be parachuted anywhere, and they’ll find a job, a place to live, and some friends within three days. Being nimble in the world requires agency and innovation, traits developed through experience at Antioch College…