Short-term Experiences

Make the most of your free time with hands-on public service experiences

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We understand your free time is limited so PKG has designed its programs to fit in when you have the most flexibility: summer, IAP, and spring break. Check out some of the options below that work around your busy schedule and are still immersive and impactful.

  • PKG Connect – Travel with a small group of fellow MIT students to Navajo Nation and spend the week meeting with community members and nonprofit organizations wo learn about important issues on the Reservation.
  • PKG Spring Break – Join a small team of MIT students to explore important social and environmental issues like climate change and criminal justice. Learn from expert professionals, take engaging field trips, and get hands-on experience.
  • PKG IAP: Healthcare – Geat real-world experience in the healthcare sector working full-time at Boston Medical Center. Support staff research, create resources for patients and families, and participate in staff meetings and grand rounds.
  • Get Good Stuff Done – Prepare yourself for success in your service and community-engaged work with this series of practical, skills-based workshops. Attend the workshops that fit your project and skip the sessions where you’re already proficient