From the Blog

Social Impact Internships: Keili Tucker (’23)

Hi! I’m Keili, and I am currently a student at the MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Urban Science and Planning with Computer…

Social Impact Internships: Kaleigh Spears (’25)

Hello! My name is Kaleigh Spears and I’m a rising sophomore from Alabama studying Urban Science and Planning with Computer Science (course 11-6). I’m interested in urban sustainability, international development,…

Social Impact Internships: Grace Rojo (’24)

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…