by Jesus on Nov 24, 2015

Looking for Winter Term Housing in Chicago :)

Greetings,I am a first year student at Oberlin College, and I will be doing the Foresight Design Changemakers' internship in the windy city of Chicago. Currently, I am looking for housing in the surrounding areas of Ravenswood. I am very excited for my first ever internship and would very much appreciate the help of any alumni.I am a Latino/Hispanic first generation student. I am calm, respectful, and even helpful. I do not mind doing chores like shoveling snow and miscellaneous house work. I am easy to live with and am very clean.Thank you for taking the time to read this ad and, please, if you know someone willing to help refer me to them.Best regards and happy holidays.

by Rachel on Nov 24, 2015

Prison Industry Research Position

I am forwarding this job opportunity from a listserv...unfortunately I don't have any personal connections to the organization but thought Obies may be interested. Looks like a good opportunity for recent grads. The Economic Activism program of the AFSC is looking for a part time researcher to investigate the U.S. prison industry and maintain our Investigate website ( The intern will research relevant industries and create resources for activists and investors to support more initiatives targeting these corporations.   Required: Excellent research, communication, and writing abilities; Experience organizing within a grassroots movement around economic activism, anti-prison or Palestine solidarity issues; Some experience with corporate research and/ or database management. The position is a 12-month position out of the San Francisco office (near Civic Center), for three days a week (flexible), with a salary of $20,000 a year. To apply: Send your CV to by December 12th, with a cover letter explaining your interest and compatibility, two references and a 2-page sample of your writing/ research product.

by Steven on Nov 24, 2015

Seeking music supervisor for documentary film

My producer and I are making a documentary about four american jazz musicians going to west Africa to discover the roots of jazz. One of the musicians is an obie as am I. We are looking for an experienced music supervisor who can help clear the rights for a couple of jazz standards. Pls email.

by Noah on Nov 23, 2015

Ecology & Spatial Analysis job at Denali National Park

There is an opening for a Physical Science Technician at Denali National Park where I'll be working this coming year...join me! It's a term position that's focused on GIS and ecology. Application closes on Tuesday. Job description & application here:

by Lydia on Nov 23, 2015

Current Obie Seeking Housing in San Fran Region for Winter Term 2016

Hi! My name is Lydia and I'm a second year at Oberlin majoring in English! I have an internship over Winter Term at a publishing house in San Francisco (McSweeney's located the Mission District). I am wondering if any alum are offering housing for one during this time. I am a very neat and courteous house guest. Please contact me if you are available/interested! Thank you!

by Gabriela on Nov 23, 2015

Seeking Housing in Washington D.C

Hello! I will be in Washington D.C for the month of January (January 3rd til the 28th) and need a place to stay. I am a fourth year and I am interning at the National Center of Transgender Equality on 16th Street NW. I'm a pretty good cook and would also love to explore D.C! If you or someone you know might be interested in hosting me, please do not hesitate to contact me :)Gabriela Goldsmith

by Carrie on Nov 23, 2015

Seeking housing in Chicago

Hello! I am a first year at Oberlin and very excited to be participating in an internship in Chicago for this winter term. I'm looking for housing from January 3-27. I would be commuting to Ravenswood. If you have an extra bed or couch, or know someone who does, please let me know!Thanks so much!Carrie Klein

by Zoe on Nov 22, 2015

Philadelphia! Looking for Winter Term Housing!!

Hello!I am a third year, Africana Studies and Theater major, looking for housing in the Philadelphia area over Winter Term. I'm looking for a room (or a comfy couch) for three weeks, from Sunday January 3rd, 2016 - Sunday January 24th, 2016, and I am able to pay some rent if necessary.My project involves work with People's Light Theater, which is where I would be commuting to during the week.I am also an active Capoerista who would love to have access to the city while I'm there, in order to be able to do some training.Please contact me if you have or know of a potential situation that would work!Many Thanks,- Zoë Davidson '17

by Lisa on Nov 21, 2015

Career transition advice: starting over at 47

After 25 years in my chosen career (musician and educator), I am looking to transition into a new career/line of work. I'm looking for advice from any alums who have successfully changed careers on what steps they took and how they leveraged skills and experience in the transition to a new career. Advice from Conservatory alums who have gone into non-musical careers is particularly welcome. Thanks!

by Alyssa on Nov 20, 2015

Seeking winter term housing in San Francisco

My name is Alyssa Hemler and I am a third year environmental studies major. This January I will be interning with the California State Parks Foundation in San Francisco. I am looking for housing for the month. I am neat and organized and willing to help with household chores. Let me know if you can help!

by Julia on Nov 20, 2015

Seeking Winter Term Housing in Brooklyn

Hi!I am a first year at Oberlin and have been offered an internship in Brooklyn January 4th - January 27th which I am extremely excited about, and am now in the process of finding a place to stay (I am from the Northwest). I am looking for a place/host in Brooklyn or anywhere closeby, as long as commuting time is reasonable. For reference, the address of the location I will be completing the internship at is 20 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201. The internship is providing me with a commuting stipend, so I will use public transportation for my commute to and from the internship location. I would be more than willing to pay rent, help out with chores or cooking, etc., just let me know. I am very excited to be interning in Brooklyn, and would be so grateful to anyone that is able to provide housing for me this winter term!Thanks,Julia

by Hayley on Nov 20, 2015

Seeking Winter Term Housing in Washington, DC

Hello! My name is Hayley Drapkin and I am a first year. I am beyond excited to be doing my first Winter Term in Washington DC with Congressman Polis. I will be there from January 2 to January 28. I am seeking a place to stay for those few short weeks. Any suggestions?

by Lauren on Nov 20, 2015

Ride from Cleveland to Oberlin for Alumni Council

Hello! I know this is last minute, but if any alums are flying in Friday morning, I would love to ride-share to Oberlin. Let me know! I land around 8:15am

by Julienne on Nov 20, 2015

Seeking Washington, DC Winter Term Housing!

Hi! My name is Julienne and I'm a fourth year Economics and Law & Society major from San Francisco. I was just offered an internship at the Old Executive Building of the White House in Washington, DC and am seeking housing in the city for the month of January. I am super clean and organized and would love to help with cooking and/or chores!I look forward to hearing from you! Thanks!

by Zach on Nov 18, 2015

Racquetball anyone?

Hi,I love playing racquetball and am getting pretty okay and would love to continue to play.But, I need someone to play with--So, hit me up!I am generally available most evenings after 5 or during lunch.I live in Lakewood, so I would prefer to do it closer to 5 so I don't have to stay in Oberlin all night.

by Matt on Nov 18, 2015

Housing for Reunion May 20-23

We are a group of 25thers who need housing for our reunion, May 20-23, 2016. At least 6 of us, maybe as many as 10 (more?). We could rent a house or a block of rooms in a co-op abandoned by early absconders. We don't want to drive, so being in Oberlin itself is a must.Any leads greatly appreciated!Thanks.Matt Reid, '91

by Nathan on Nov 17, 2015

Nathan offers advice … on grad school and science careers

I'm a PhD student in neuroscience at UCSF. I'm happy to offer advice on everything related to grad school. Deciding if it's right for you, preparing, applying, etc.

by Tom on Nov 17, 2015

Winter Term house in Oberlin available

I'm renting my 3BR/2BA home on East Lorain (between Pleasant and Park) for Winter Term, dates flexible, while I spend the month somewhere else. It's ideal for visiting families, professors, students, or friends who want a special pied à terre in town. A cut above traditional rental housing, it features:a large, light-filled kitchena keyboard-equipped music room big enough for a quartetfun, unique lightingporch out front, fire ring out backfree, conveniently placed washer & dryerparking for multiple carsFinal price to be determined based on your dates. It'll be equivalent to something like $1,000/month, utilities included.

by Hengxuan on Nov 17, 2015

Winter Term Housing in Cleveland

I'm a junior international student and I'm offered an unpaid internship in Tower City, Cleveland. The internship requires me to live within 15miles of the office, so I'm wondering if any of you know/would be willing to provide housing to me for a month. I'm a very clean and tidy person, and will help out with house cleaning/babysitting/petsitting. I'm pretty good at cooking, and I could pay rent, as long as it's reasonable. I'm ok with couch/air mattress/even just floor, I'll bring my own sleeping bag&pillow. Let me know! Thank you!!

by Mikaela on Nov 17, 2015

Seeking ride to Philadelphia or Princeton area for Thanksgiving break

I'm looking for a ride, preferably on November 24th, from Oberlin to Philadelphia or Princeton or anywhere near those places. I can pay for gas/food/tolls. Thank you!

by Barbara on Nov 17, 2015

Job opening: Bilingual (Spanish-English) Sound producer

Radio Ambulante is a Spanish language podcast that tells stories about Latin America from around the world and they just announced they are looking for a US-based sound producer who is bilingual. RA is based in NYC but this job does not require one to move; you can live anywhere.Visit URL:  - URL:  - ChangeRemoveDon

by Amy on Nov 17, 2015

Room available in Ohio City apartment

A room in my 2-bedroom apartment will be available to rent beginning January 1, 2016. Rent is $650 (not including gas, internet, and electric). The apartment is a 5-minute walk away from the West Side Market and the other shops and restaurants on W 25th, and minutes away from downtown. RTA stops are nearby as well. I'm pretty quiet and keep to myself mostly (I work at a hospital 40 hours a week), but I also enjoy social outings from time to time. If you or a friend/family member/etc are interested/would like to know more/or see the apartment, reply back and we'll set something up. Thanks!

by Henrietta on Nov 16, 2015

Seeking Winter Term Housing in San Francisco

HelloMy name is Henrietta Key and I am a current Oberlin College student of the class of 2018. Today I was offered an incredible internship at the San Francisco Playhouse, working for their Youth Educational Outreach department over Winter Term. This is a spectacular opportunity that would provide hands on experience in an industry I plan on working in. However, I have one problem - I do not live in the Bay Area and have no place to stay during this time.I am reaching out to anyone in the Bay Area with availability to house my during January (from the 3rd-28th). I am clean/ organized and completely okay with or without pets. I do not smoke and I am more than willing to complete chores or help out around the house. I even love to cook and bake, especially all things chocolate.If you are available to house me this January or if you have any questions, please let me know. THANKS!!

by Lorri on Nov 16, 2015

Job posting: Healthy Together Investigator

Saw this post in and thought an Oberlin grad might be interested...I have no personal information about the position.Children's Law Center fights so every District child can grow up with a loving family, good health and a quality education. Judges, pediatricians and families turn to us to be the voice for children who are abused or neglected, who aren't learning in school, or who have health problems that can't be solved by medicine alone. With 100 staff and hundreds of pro bono lawyers, we reach 1 out of every 8 children in DC's poorest neighborhoods – more than 5,000 children and families each year. And, we multiply this impact by advocating for city-wide solutions that benefit all children. Learn more at

by Linnea on Nov 15, 2015

Looking for Ride to Chicago for Thanksgiving

Hello, I am a wisconsinite looking for a ride to Chicago either the 11/24, 11/25 or the 11/26 for an early Thanksgiving break. I would pay you in gas, gratitude, company and mabye even a meal (definitely a meal)!!!

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