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PKG Spring 2021 Update
Updated on February 12, 2021 The PKG Center is offering remote opportunities this spring, including Social Impact Internships and work-study opportunities. Check the listings below to learn more about PKG…
PKG Social Impact Internships: Stephanie Baez (’22)
I am currently a junior majoring in Course 1 (civil engineering) with a minor in architecture, and this IAP I was working with the Bronx Cooperative Development  Initiative (BCDI) as…
PKG IAP Fellowships: Adam Swartzbaugh Part IV
Check out Part I, Part II and Part III of Adam’s experience! How Digital Interoperability Can Accelerate Financial Inclusion Over the past few months, the Almond team at MIT has…
PKG Social Impact Internships: Vicky Zheng (’24)
The Real-World Impact of Software Development My name is Vicky Zheng, and I’m planning to double major in Computer Science and Engineering (6-3) and Management (15-1). My experience with programming…
PKG IAP Fellowships: Yunus Sevilmi Part IV
Check out Part I, Part II and Part III of Yunus’ PKG Fellowship experience. Reflecting on the Myanmar Coup Watching the coup in Myanmar unfold earlier this month brought us…
PKG Social Impact Internships: Selma Sharaf (’22)
My name is Selma Sharaf, and I am a junior at MIT studying environmental engineering (Course 1). This IAP, I am interning at Bennett College, one of two remaining women’s…
PKG IAP Fellowships: Adam Swartzbaugh Part III
Check out Part I and Part II of Adam’s experience! Using Technology to Promote Shared Trust and Financial Resiliency in Emerging Markets “We’re all at risk of returning to the…
IDEAS Alumni Profile: TILT
In April of last year, members of the MIT community gathered virtually to celebrate the 19th annual IDEAS Awards presented by the PKG Center for Public Service. IDEAS is MIT’s…
PKG Social Impact Internships: Rovi Porter (’22)
Exploring Renewable Electricities and Carbon Cost Hi! I’m Rovi, a current junior (Class of 2022) at MIT studying environmental engineering with a minor in economics. I am interning at Northwest…
PKG Fellowships: Yunus Sevilmi, Part III
Check out Part I and Part II of Yunus’ experience! Tough Nuts to Crack Coming up on the first anniversary of incorporating Almond Finance, it was our resilient team and…
PKG Fellowships: Yunus Sevilmi, Part II
To read Part I of Yunus’ experience, click here. The E-wallet Paradox Almond Finance was founded around the simple idea of binging the basic financial services to the rural communities…