PKG Center Summer Series

Looking for fun, free activities to supercharge your summer and meet your community?

The PKG Center has tons of opportunities for you and your friends to get to know Greater Boston better, tour the places that make our community great, and volunteer with local organizations.

Sign up today for any or all of these great programs!

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PKG Community Conversations: Tech for Social Good

MIT Stata Center
32 Vassar Street
R&D Commons (4th floor)
Cambridge, MA 02139

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Join the conversation! Meet local organizations exploring ways that computational tech (AI, machine learning, data science, etc) can be used for the social good and restricting tech’s potential for contributing…
PKG Social Action Fair

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Lobby 10, 222 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02142

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Each fall, the PKG Center’s Social Action Fair offers MIT students the opportunity to make connections to local community and nonprofit organizations, talk with their leaders, and learn how to…
IDEAS Generator Dinner

The IDEAS Generator Dinner is one of the best venues to find a team to join, pitch your idea to woo and recruit teammates, or pitch your skills to get hired onto a team. This year, we are sponsored by the MIT Sandbox Innovation Fund!

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm in Lobdell

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IDEAS Chat & Chew

Do you want to make the world a better place? Are you new to the concept of social innovation and entrepreneurship? Join this informal key lunch session where you’ll get food for thought and nourishment to chew on! We’ll talk about impact and share some tools and frameworks to think about the challenges that you care most about.

12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Location TBD

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IDEAS Proposal Writing Workshop

Are you planning on submitting an IDEAS initial proposal on Sunday, October 27 but need a little extra help? Come by to learn some tips and pointers on what makes a submission compelling. Dinner will be served!

7:00 pm – 8:15 pm in 10-105

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Office of the First Year/PKG Center Open House

Come check out service in your first year with the Office of the First Year and the PKG Center!

Drop in and:

  • Discover internship and spring break opportunities
  • Learn how you can get involved
  • Meet the OFY and PKG teams
  • Grab some snacks or a donut!

Thurs. 10/24 11am-1pm in 7-103

Come check out service in your first year with the Office of the First Year and the PKG Center!
PKG IAP DEADLINE EXTENDED to 10/25

The deadline to apply for the PKG IAP: Healthcare program with Boston Medical Center has been extended to October 25 at 11:59pm. Click here to learn more and apply.

Power, Privilege and Positionality workshop

What is power, privilege, and positionality? How do your identities shape the way you navigate the world and the challenges that you encounter? Join Danny from the PKG Center as we discuss how these aspects impact our everyday, both here at MIT and beyond.

11:45 am – 1:00 pm in W20-306

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PKG Social Impact Employment Info Session IAP

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm in 5-134

Explore approaches to social change, such as advocacy, community development, philanthropy, capacity building, and more. Find and apply for a paid internship or student job at one of our community…
PKG Social Impact Employment Info Session IAP

4:00pm – 5:00pm in 5-134

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Explore approaches to social change, such as advocacy, community development, philanthropy, capacity building, and more. Find and apply for a paid internship or student job at one of our community…