Student Forums
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

  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

“Estia Agios Nikolaos is the only community in Greece where adults with special needs live, work and spend their free time together with their caregivers.” When I started my first year

Above, is a photo taken by my friend Holger Bartles, a long time Buddhist practitioner and professional photographer. Holger was happy to take my photo when I asked him, his

The past few months have been a whirlwind of color and chaos as I have made my way through Mumbai, India for my first co-op experience. I am working at

Policy, Advocacy, & Law

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,

There’s this moment when I walk into the courtroom that surrounds my body with excitement, inspiration, and fulfillment of purpose. It is a feeling that I can’t wipe off my

For my current co-op, I decided to work with the Antioch College Prison Justice Initiative (PJI) on their Prison Justice Library project. The PJI was founded in 2014 by Dr.

I am working as an Executive Intern for the Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI), a non-profit organization dedicated to the education and engagement of African American and black immigrant

Arts & Performance

The global pandemic has put the world on co-op. I say this because the essence of co-op is the question: "what do I do?" This question is repeatedly posed by people

As a second-year student with an interest in psychology, literature and the arts,  I decided to do my co-op at The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, a museum that encourages

Hi there, my name is Maria N. Ramirez and this past winter, I was an intern at The Kitchen. A non-profit, multi-disciplinary art and performance space located in the Chelsea

  My name is Akili Hayden and I’m currently a First Year at Antioch College pursuing a self-design major in Social Psychology and Arts Communications. Through Antioch’s Co-op program, I was

Media Arts & Communication

WYSO’s mission is to connect the Larger Miami Valley (and the nation) with the community through voice, news, music, and stories. Their vision is to be, “the greatest small station

Hi there, my name is Maria N. Ramirez and this past winter, I was an intern at The Kitchen. A non-profit, multi-disciplinary art and performance space located in the Chelsea

  When my last co-op was finally confirmed Spring quarter of 2016 I came across an unforeseen issue. I actually had no idea what my role as a "production assistant" meant. Through some

Hello, my name is Cara Stedman and my co-op job is with Antioch College’s Media Services Department. This is different from the college’s media arts department. Instead of working with

Food Systems, Sustainable Agriculture, & Culinary Arts

At the Antioch Farm, sustainability is of the utmost importance. Food forests and annual gardens spread across the vast fields towards the south end of the campus, where permaculture practices

Even as I sit in a makeshift office in the corner of my room, speaking with Krista Magaw from the Tecumseh Land Trust over my low quality webcam, I feel

What do leaves dipped in wax, seed germination, and eurythmy have in common? I learned about it and did it at Camphill Copake! Camphill Copake is an Intentional Community in upstate New York

The Antioch College farm was created to provide a space for learning about sustainable, ecological agriculture while also providing the college with fresh, organically grown produce. Much of the work that keeps the

Education & Youth Empowerment

I am currently experiencing my first Co-op in San Francisco, California working for Buen Dia Family School. Buen Dia Family School is very hands-on with their students. The personal connections and

At Mills Lawn Elementary School, the main goal is that students achieve everything with excellence. Mills Lawn School integrates art and science into the curriculum and encourages its students to explore these

Hey! Caitlyn here, writing to you from good ole Yellow Springs. I moved off-campus in August into a big house with lots of friends! Everything has changed so much since

During this co-op, I had the chance to work two jobs that will help me further my experiences and expand on my resume. Both the South End Technology Center (SETC) and

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…