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PKG Summer 2021 Update
Updated on April 14, 2021 The PKG Center is offering remote opportunities this summer, including Social Impact Internships and work-study opportunities. Check the listings below to learn more about PKG…
Two PKG Center students named 2021 Truman Scholars
MIT students Yu Jing Chen and Max Williamson have been selected as 2021 Truman Scholars. Truman Scholars demonstrate outstanding leadership potential, a commitment to a career in government or the…
PKG Social Impact Internships: Luis Castro (’23)
Empowering The Bronx Community and its Businesses Hi! My name’s Luis Castro, and I’m a current ‘23 studying 6-3 with a minor in 15-2. This past IAP I interned with a start-up…
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…