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PKG Fall 2021 Update
Updated September 3, 2021 The PKG Center is excited to see you on campus again this fall! We will be offering lots of opportunities this semester, including academic courses, IDEAS,…
PKG Social Impact Internships: Amelia Seabold (’22)
My name is Amelia Seabold, and I am a rising senior in urban planning (Course 11). I have always been interested in working with vulnerable communities around the world and…
PKG Social Impact Internships: Haylee Niemann (’21)
As the child of two teachers, I’ve always been drawn toward education. In the past, I’ve even worked as an educator, tutoring and teaching young children, but had never really…
PKG Social Impact Internships: Ezra Erives (’24)
My name is Ezra Erives and I’m a rising sophomore at MIT studying mathematics (18) and computer science (6-3). Last winter, during MIT’s Independent Activities Period (IAP), I participated in…
PKG Social Impact Internships: Elliott Yarwood (’22)
My name is Elliott Yarwood, I am a rising senior majoring in Materials Science & Engineering. I grew up in Tucson, Arizona and during my time there I worked at…
PKG Social Impact Internships: Megan Eberts (’24)
Introduction I came to MIT looking for opportunities exactly like the Social Impact Internship Program. Interning for the Massachusetts Executive Office for Administration and Finance (A&F) as a Fiscal Policy…
PKG Fellowships: Mercy Oladipo (’23)
The Public Interest Technology University Network (PIT UN) recently featured Mercy Oladipo (’23), a PKG Fellow who has used her programming and technology skills to develop a website focused on…
PKG Fellowships: Ben Hoyle (G), Part IV
Read Part I, Part II and Part III of Ben’s Fellowship experience. Ben Hoyle completed his Master of Architecture at MIT in June of 2021. During the summer, he laid…
PKG Social Impact Internships: Danielle Herman (’22)
Working on climate change research at WWF has been a great opportunity, and I’ve learned a ton. I’m really enjoying the work I am doing, but because of the topics…
IDEAS Alumni Carbon BioEnergy awarded the Catalyst Grant from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center
IDEAS 2019 Alumni Carbon BioEnergy (formerly InSanirator) has been awarded the Catalyst Grant of $65,000 from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center. The grant funding will help them develop the next…
PKG Social Impact Internships: Dana Osei (’23)
About Me Hello, I’m Dana Osei, a rising junior from Gainesville, Virginia. I’m currently pursuing a major in Business Analytics (15-2), which I hope to couple with a double in…