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New bookshelves run along the east wing of Mudd Library. The building was formally opened to students after winter break following a renovation project that took roughly six months.

Inside the new Mudd Library

Connor Tang, Assistant News Editor January 6, 2024

The school formally reopened Mudd Library Jan. 2 after an interior remodeling project that began in June was completed. The building is currently open to students during school hours. The renovations...

Matthew Asada speaks at HW Works Global Leadership Institute

Matthew Asada speaks at HW Works Global Leadership Institute

Alexander Dinh and Nathan Wang March 29, 2023

USC Public Diplomat In Residence Matthew Asada spoke to students on both the middle and upper school campuses as a part of the HW Works Global Leadership Institute, March 17. Asada joined the U.S. Foreign...

A student meets with Director of HW Works Kwaisi France to discuss opportunities.

Profile: HW Works

Everett Lakey October 3, 2022

HW Works, led By Kwaisi France, is a program that provides students at the school with internship and other career service opportunities. France said that the main purpose of the program is to help...

Kwaisi France sits at his desk in his new position of Director of the HW Works program. France has worked at several independent schools.

Kwaisi France joins HW Works program

Christopher Mo and Chloe Park January 19, 2022

Kwaisi France joined the Upper School as the new Director of the HW Works program, which provides summer programs and internship opportunities for students and alumni Jan. 3.  France has served as a...

HW Works holds final roundtable of the year

Jeanine Kim April 29, 2019

In partnership with the Student Alumni Association, HW Works held its fourth and final roundtable of the year April 30, where three alumni with careers in law and government shared advice regarding their...

HW Works holds finance roundtable

Lauren Nehorai April 17, 2019

Andrea Greene ’91 (Zachary ’23), the Chief Operating Officer of commercial real estate agency CREXi, spoke about her career in finance at the HW Works and Student Alumni Association-sponsored roundtable...

Obstetrcian-gynecologist Layne Kumetz ’94 provides students with advice on pursuing medical careers. Clinical social worker Rebecca Neubauer ’07 joined Kumetz to answer questions. Credit: Crystal Baik/Chronicle

HW Works hosts medical roundtable

Crystal Baik March 21, 2019

Students learned about career options in medicine and healthcare at the second HW Works Industry Roundtable on March 13. The event was hosted by the Harvard-Westlake Student Alumni Association and featured...

Credit: Sam Ko/Chronicle

Looking to the future: Deans and HW Works reintroduce Career Day after hiatus

Luke Schneider February 13, 2018

The upper school deans and HW Works administration announced that Career Day would be reintroduced for sophomores, following a four-year hiatus, at class meeting Feb. 7. Career Day grants students with...

Amelia Koblentz ’20 and Skyler Calkins ’20 talk to real estate developers and lawyers after their presentation about their transition into their careers and their life in the real estate field at the first HW Works Roundtable of the year Nov. 8.  Credit: Tammer Bagdasarian

HW Works conducts real estate industry roundtable

Tammer Bagdasarian November 21, 2017

Three alumni in the Harvard-Westlake Real Estate Network spoke to students about their careers and answered questions Nov. 8 to kick off this year’s Harvard-Westlake Works Industry Roundtable series. The...

Student interns share experiences at HW Works Roundtable

Noah Aire October 2, 2017

Students shared their summer internship experiences with interested students at the HW Works Summer Internship Roundtable Sept. 16. Perspective students had the opportunity to ask questions about the...

Kat Edmiston 17 speaks to an alumn pursuing a career in law at an HW Works roundtable Monday. Credit: Sophie Haber/Chronicle

HW Works hosts law and policy career roundtable

Sophie Haber February 28, 2017

Seven alumni with careers in law and policy spoke to students and answered questions about their experiences in education and the workforce at an HW Works roundtable on Monday. Litigation and Trial Associate at...

Students sat on the HW Works Internship Panel to offer their advice to their peers interested in seeking an internship this summer. Credit: Jenny Li/Chronicle

Peers offer advice for internships, summer opportunities

Jenny Li February 22, 2017

Students with previous internship experiences led a discussion and gave advice to students interested in summer opportunities today in the Kutler Center as a part of the HW Works internship program. Student...

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