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Social Impact Internships: Grace Rojo (’23)

My name is Grace Rojo, I am a rising junior studying math with a minor in literature. This summer I’ve worked with Northwest Riverpartners as a Clean Energy Research Intern.…

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…

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…

IDEAS Alum: Safi Organics featured in MIT News!

“Safi [Organics] is decentralizing fertilizer production such that it can be carried out in rural villages for the first time,” Safi co-founder and chief technology officer Kevin Kung SM ’13,…

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.…