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Social Impact Internships: Kathleen Bailey (’24)

My name is Kathleen Bailey, and I’m a rising sophomore in Course 10, Chemical Engineering. I’m very interested in working on methods to combat climate change and understanding how climate…

IDEAS Alum: Spoiler Alert featured in the Boston Globe

While students at MIT, Spoiler Alert co-founders participated in the PKG Center’s IDEAS Social Innovation Challenge. Spoiler Alert is a platform that aims to reduce food waste to increase access…

MIT Virtual ALC 2021 | One Community Together in Service

In partnership with MIT President Rafael Reif, the PKG Center was featured  at the  “One Community Together in Service” event during the annual  Alumni Leadership Conference. The event demonstrated MIT’s…

PKG Social Impact Internships: Elliott Yarwood (’22)

My name is Elliott Yarwood, I am a rising senior majoring in Materials Science & Engineering. I grew up in Tucson, Arizona and during my time there I worked at…

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…