Recent grad helps Japan

Ben Hurst

Ben Hurst ’10 made up his mind — he wasn’t going to make sandwiches anymore.

His early search for professional work in the nonprofit industry was unsuccessful and the old summer job assembling subs at a chain sandwich joint was growing stale. He decided to go international with his search and landed on a job teaching English in Japan that he found listed online.

Photo: Names for Japan

Names for Japan

Psychology major Kiara Tull ’12, left, receives a bookmark with her name hand lettered in Japanese in return for a donation during a fundraising event March 25 for the American Red Cross relief to Japan’s Earthquake and tsunami catastrophes. Doing the lettering is Britnie West ’13, a TESOL major and Japanese Club secretary and instructor.