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PKG Fall 2020 Update
(Last updated 9/09/2020) Experiential Learning Opportunities (ELO) Guarantee As announced in President Reif’s July 7 email, MIT “will offer each student, whether remote or on-campus, a paid undergraduate research, teaching or…
Social Impact Internships: Varsha Sandadi (’23)
This summer, I worked as a data visualization intern for the Northeast Denver Innovation Zone, or NDIZ for short. NDIZ is an organization that works closely with several public schools…
MITvote Guest Post: The Youth Vote
Do you have a plan for the upcoming election? Visit https://vote.mit.edu/ to register, learn how to vote in your state, and even request personalized voting help to make sure your…
Social Impact Internships: Reed Robinson (’23)
Being a pre-med student in the midst of a pandemic has deeply impacted my perception of the medical field, and my prospective place in it. As a result, I am…
Social Impact Internships: Bhav Jain (’23)
Over the past summer, I had the opportunity to intern at the Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) through the PKG Center’s social impact internship program. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, my…
Social Impact Internships: Following Up with Melody Wu (’22)
We’re so excited to check in with Melody on her work with the CDC Foundation over summer 2020. Read Melody’s first blog post here to learn even more about her…
Social Impact Internships: Following Up with Julian Zulueta (’23)
We were so excited to follow up with Social Impact Intern Julian Zulueta (’23, BioEng) on his experience with the CDC Foundation this summer! Check out Julian’s first post on…
Social Impact Internships: Jessie Hendricks (G)
Jessie Hendricks is a Masters of Science student in the Graduate Program in Science Writing at MIT. This summer, she worked with WGBH NOVA as a full-time Broadcast Intern through…
Social Impact Internships: William Exson (’22)
Learning to Protect Ecosystems This summer I worked with Solid State Lighting Services to provide the National Park Service (NPS) with a guide for LED lighting fixtures. The products provided…
PKG Fellowships 2020: Matt Kearney Part IV
Check out Part I, Part II, and Part III of Matt’s experience this summer! — Climate change is currently very political in nature, and no I’m not referring to partisan…