The Story of Oberlin Switchboard

Founded on April 28, 2014


Hello there!


I am Ma'ayan Plaut. I started Oberlin Switchboard so that members of the community could help each other out.

These fantastic people help our Switchboard thrive.


Ben Jones


Danielle Young


Meena Ghaziasgar

Brant Fairchild


Marissa Evans

Jessica Stewart

Bill Denneen


Polly Washburn

Gayle Boyer


Dana Hamdan

Donna Russell

Amy Immel


Peter McEllhenney

Lori Young

Since the Dawn of Oberlin Switchboard We've had the pleasure of seeing

2,810 members
2,536 asks and offers
7,709 connections

We Salute Our most helpful members


Mike McComb


Hannah Parkins


Emily Perry


Anna Brown


Rachel Manning


Ida Hoequist


Lei Zhao


Aaron Kozloff

Sarah Bania-Dobyns


Alexis Joy

And give a nod to Our most popular posts

by stephen on Sep 18, 2017

stephen '84 offers job / internship …

Environmental Analyst Intern Paid Position:  We are a design/build residential construction and architecture firm in Los Angeles seeking to fill an entry level position to analyze the carbon and environmental impacts of residential construction.  Specifically to analyze our ongoing case study of a Los Angeles carbon neutral residence, including  life cycle analysis.  Duties would include data collection, analysis, comparison with known data sets.  Ability to visualize data in creative ways for a series of webisodes on the project as well as for a new website to communicate the findings of the project to the layperson.  

by Karen on Sep 09, 2017

Karen seeks other …Name of nearby dermatologist

My son who is a freshman just called.  He has hives/welts covering his entire torso.  Can someone recommend a nearby dermatologist.  This kid can't sleep, and is taking cold showers in the middle of the night. Last night he said he took 4 Benadryl and had no relief. Thanks for your help

by Arielle on Aug 29, 2017

Looking for a place to stay in Durham 9/25-9/27

Hi Oberlin friends! I'm coming down to Durham for a few days (Monday, September 25 - Wednesday, September 27) and I'm looking for a place to stay! I'm friendly and responsible and won't be too in your way (I plan on being in meetings most of the day). Let me know if you have a spare room/couch to lend to an Obie in need! 

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