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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…

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…

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…

Three ways the PKG Center can help you take action after #ClimateStrike

Climate change is real, and its effects are already impacting the daily lives of every individual on Earth. We were heartened to see so many members of the MIT community…

Zoë McAlear (G)(Summer ’19)

Part 4: Final Reflections This summer was a great opportunity to spend a few months somewhere very different from Boston, gain exposure to the world of collaborative natural resource management…