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Guest Post: Active Community Engagement (ACE) Counselors – Join us!
Written by: Jisoo Cheong ’23 (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science), Sahithi Madireddy ’23 (Biology), and Sophia Zheng ’24 (Urban Studies and Planning) It’s August. College is about to start. You…
Social Impact Internships: Lucy Cai (’25)
My name is Lucy Cai and I am a current freshman at MIT intending on majoring in 18C. This past IAP, I interned with Homeboy Industries, a nonprofit that provides…
Social Impact Internships: Sidney Dell (’24)
My name is Sydney Dell and I am a rising sophomore at MIT. I’m majoring in course 20, biological engineering, and interned this fall with the Health Plan Administration and…
PKG Social Impact Interns contribute to World Wildlife Fund Best Practices Guidelines for Seafood Sector
The World Wildlife Fund, a popular site for PKG’s Social Impact Internship program, recently published a guide on setting science-based climate targets for seafood producers, which includes numerous contributions from…
Bhav Jain, PKG Social Impact Intern and IDEAS alum, named 2022 Truman Scholar!
MIT students Bhav Jain and Liberty Ladd have been selected as 2022 Truman Scholars. Truman Scholars demonstrate outstanding leadership potential, a commitment to a career in government or the nonprofit…
The MIT Public Service Center 30+ Years Later
The Priscilla King Gray Public Service Center (PKG Center) has been the epicenter of public service at MIT for over 30 years. Earlier this year, we partnered with the MIT…
Social Impact Internships: Jade Hawkesworth (’25)
My name is Jade Hawkesworth, and this IAP term I worked with the Majira Project and an Equitable Entrepreneurship Intern. During my internship, I focused on the social media branding…
Social Impact Internships: Anika Wadhera (’25)
My name is Anika Wadhera and I am a freshman from Fremont, CA planning to major in biological engineering (Course 20) and biology (Course 7). Having a vested interest in…
PKG Fellow Isha Mehrotra (’22) featured in MIT News!
“Five second rule!” her classmates shouted as they rushed to pick up some food they had dropped on the ground. At that moment, 10-year-old Isha Mehrotra knew what she wanted…
IDEAS Alum: The Practical Education Network featured in MIT News!
In the summer of 2011, MIT PhD student Heather Beem travelled to a rural region of Ghana to try engaging students from low-resource schools in hands-on learning projects. She began…