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PKG Social Impact Internships: Danielle Herman (’22)

Working on climate change research at WWF has been a great opportunity, and I’ve learned a ton. I’m really enjoying the work I am doing, but because of the topics…

PKG Social Impact Internships: Christine Padalino (’22)

My name is Christine Padalino, and I am a rising senior majoring in Course 10 (Chemical Engineering) and Course 12 (Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences). This summer I worked with…

Community Partner Spotlight: Conservation Law Foundation (CLF)

Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) offers social impact internships to undergraduate MIT students who want to work on local climate justice issues. Learn about their work and their partnership with PKG students from…

PKG Social Impact Internships: Randy McLaughlin (’24)

My Name is Randy McLaughlin, and I am a rising Sophomore from Orlando, Florida, majoring in course 20. This summer I worked for the Florida Institute for Health Innovation as…

DUSP-PKG Fellowship: Allison Hannah Lee (G), Part III

Click to read Part I and Part II of Allison’s DUSP-PKG Fellowship experience. I have been engaged with this particular project since March 2021, but during the past summer months…

PKG Social Impact Internships: Anna Arpaci-Dusseau (’23)

Who Am I? My name is Anna Arpaci-Dusseau and I’m a rising Junior (Class of 2023) studying computer science and Engineering at MIT. This summer I interned with Conservation X…

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.…