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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: 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…
PKG Social Impact Internships: Elie Cuevas (’24)
Who I am, and How I Got Here  My name is Elie Cuevas, and I’m a rising sophomore at MIT originally from Kokomo, IN. On paper, I am currently pursuing…
PKG Social Impact Internships: Tamea Cobb (’24)
Hi, my name is Tamea Cobb and I’m a rising sophomore from Maryland studying Chemical Engineering. This past summer I worked for Msaada Partners, a consulting group, as a part…
PKG Social Impact Internships: Cameron White (’24)
One of my favorite aspects of my internship this summer was my company’s dual focus on building a better product that had commercial applications and spending time adapting that product…
PKG Social Impact Internships: Christine Padalino (’22)
My name is Christine Padalino, and I am a rising senior majoring in Course 10 (Chemical Engineering) and Course 12 (Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences). This summer I worked with…
Community Partner Spotlight: Conservation Law Foundation (CLF)
Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) offers social impact internships to undergraduate MIT students who want to work on local climate justice issues. Learn about their work and their partnership with PKG students from…
PKG Fellowships: Allison Hannah Lee (G)
Click to read Part I, Part II, and Part III of Allison’s DUSP-PKG Fellowship experience. With summer coming to a close, a reflection on my contributions to this project yields both satisfaction…
PKG Social Impact Internships: James Nguyen (’23)
EECS and Humanitarian Assistance / Disaster Response Hey all! I’m James Nguyen, a rising junior studying 6-2 Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. This summer, I interned with the U.S. Naval…