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Climate Change in Boston: Social Determinants, Equity & Action

In April, as part of an alternative and virtual spring break initiative, the PKG Center hosted an event called “Climate Change in Boston: Social Determinants, Equity & Action.” The event…

PKG Social Impact Internships: Andrea Moncada (’23)

Hi, my name is Andrea Moncada, and this Spring semester I am interning for the Kresge Foundation Health Team.  The Kresge Foundation is a private philanthropic group that awards grants…

PKG Social Impact Internships: Emily Kiley (’22)

My name is Emily Kiley, and I am a junior studying mechanical engineering with a minor in design. My interest in sustainability drew me to my internship this spring as a Food…

PKG Social Impact Internships: Alvin Zhu (’21)

My name is Alvin Zhu and I am a senior here at MIT. I am studying Computer Science,  Economics, and Data Science (6-14) with a minor in East Asian Studies.…

PKG Social Impact Internships: Eleane Lema (’21)

Heyo! My name is Eleane Lema (she/her) and I’m a senior studying Chemistry and Biology. This spring I’m interning at the Florida Institute for Health Innovation (FIHI) as an Environmental…

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 Social Impact Internships: Paige Vincent (’22)

My name is Paige Vincent, and I am a junior studying materials science and engineering (course 3) with a minor in energy studies. During IAP, I am an intern with…

PKG Social Impact Internships: Lucy Kitch Peck (’22)

Finding Hope in Environmental Research I’m Lucy, and I’m a junior completing a dual major in Materials Science and Engineering and Energy Policy. This winter, through the generous help of…

PKG Social Impact Internships: Juliet Liao (’23)

Juliet Liao is a sophomore from Westchester, NY. She is studying Mathematics and Computer Science, as well as pursuing a minor in Energy Studies. She has spent her IAP working…

PKG Social Impact Internships: Isabella Gándara (’24)

My name is Isabella Gándara, and I am currently a freshman at MIT, prospectively majoring in Course 20. For IAP, I had the opportunity to complete a Social Impact Internship…