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PKG Social Impact Interns contribute to World Wildlife Fund Greenhouse Gas Emissions Briefs

The World Wildlife Fund, a popular site for PKG’s Social Impact Internship program, recently launched their website “Measuring and Mitigating Greenhouse Gas Emissions for Specific Commodities” containing 10 briefs on GHG emissions…

PKG Fellowship and IDEAS Alum: Takachar featured in MIT News!

Takachar co-founder, Kevin Kung SM ’13, PhD ’17, received PKG Fellowship funding to begin this project. In addition, Takachar, was an IDEAS Social Innovation Challenge grantee in 2012 and received…

Social Impact Internships: Darren Lim (’23)

Hi there! My name is Darren Lim, and I’m currently a rising senior majoring in Computer Science and Cognitive Science (6-9). I am originally from the suburbs of Seattle, WA,…

PKG Social Impact Intern Publishes Blog Post with Bow Seat

PKG Social Impact Intern Aileen Han ’24 (Course 6) recently published a blog post as part of their internship with Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs. In Surprisingly Simple Steps for…

IDEAS Alumni: OnePower featured in MIT News!

Matt Orosz’s mission for the last 20 years can be explained with a single picture: a satellite image of the world at night, with major cities blazing with light and…

21st annual MIT IDEAS Social Innovation Challenge supports students leading social innovation

The MIT IDEAS Social Innovation Challenge was featured on MIT News! Click here to see the article on their site. Over the past 21 years, the MIT PKG Center’s IDEAS…

PKG Social Impact Interns contribute to World Wildlife Fund Best Practices Guidelines for Seafood Sector

The World Wildlife Fund, a popular site for PKG’s Social Impact Internship program, recently published a guide on setting science-based climate targets for seafood producers, which includes numerous contributions from…

The MIT Public Service Center 30+ Years Later

The Priscilla King Gray Public Service Center (PKG Center) has been the epicenter of public service at MIT for over 30 years. Earlier this year, we partnered with the MIT…

Social Impact Internships: Anika Wadhera (’25)

My name is Anika Wadhera and I am a freshman from Fremont, CA planning to major in biological engineering (Course 20) and biology (Course 7). Having a vested interest in…

Social Impact Internships: Susanna Chen (’23)

Susanna Chen ’23 completed a PKG Social Impact Internship over IAP ’22 at the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Susanna reflects below, with art and words, on this experience working on…