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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,…
Social Impact Internships: Sophia Chen (’23)
Hi! I’m Sophia, and I’m a rising Junior double majoring in Mechanical Engineering and Design with an interest in humanitarian innovation. I was a Mechanical Engineering Intern at OmniVis this…
IDEAS Alumni: Spoiler Alert featured in the Boston Globe
Read the full article about this IDEAS Alumnus and their impact on the Boston Globe website. Over the past year and a half, the nation’s food chain has been upended…
Guest Post: Civic Synergy
by Max Williamson At inflection points throughout American history, young people have stood at the forefront of political, social, and economic change. Youth played a key role in the women’s…
Social Impact Internships: David Lewis (’24)
My name is David Lewis and I am a rising sophomore majoring in Course 6-9.  I have been working for Maine’s Department of Health and Health Services (DHHS) this summer,…
PKG Fellowships: Kathryn Tso (’22)
Meet Kathryn Tso, a Summer ‘21 PKG Fellow who partnered with the Community Dispute Settlement Center (CDSC), Summer of HOPE with the Suffolk County’s District Attorney’s Office, and Northeastern School…
Social Impact Internship: Raj Mehta (’24)
My name is Raj Mehta, and I am currently a rising sophomore at MIT majoring in Business Analytics. Over this Summer, I had the opportunity to intern at a Boston-based…
Social Impact Internships: Jason Lin (’23)
My Experience Interacting with Educational Inequity Ever since high school, educational inequity was something that I was never really comfortable talking about. It wasn’t that I was against providing underrepresented…
Social Impact Internships: Tory Lentine (’23)
My name is Tory Lentine, and this summer I completed a Social Impact Internship with the Maine Department of Health and Human Services through the Office of Aging and Disabilities…
Social Impact Internships: Kailey Bridgeman (’24)
Hi! My name is Kailey, and I’m a rising sophomore from Rochester, Minnesota and Scranton, Pennsylvania! (Yes, like The Office) I’m pursuing a math major (Course 18), but I’m also…
APPLY NOW: PKG Center – Graduate Community Engagement Fellowship
Graduate Community Fellows are a cadre of graduate students who work under the auspices of the Office of Graduate Education on projects and assignments that enhance the life of graduate…