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IDEAS Alumni Profile: TILT

In April of last year, members of the MIT community gathered virtually to celebrate the 19th annual IDEAS Awards presented by the PKG Center for Public Service. IDEAS is MIT’s…

IAP Health: River Grace (’21)

“Huh,” I thought. “I guess this might be cool.” Even though it was already October, I hadn’t at all thought ahead to how I wanted to spend my IAP 2021.…

IAP Health: Kate Przydzial (’23)

Hello! My name is Kate Przydzial and I’m currently a sophomore at MIT studying Chemistry and Biology. This IAP, I was given the opportunity to intern with the Program Team…

IAP Health: Valeria Robayo (’23)

My name is Valeria Robayo, and I am a sophomore majoring in Management and minoring in German as a pre-med at MIT. Over IAP 2021, I was able to contribute…

IAP Health: Veronica Perdomo ’23

I find that the time we are living in feels a lot like looking for something in the dark. I am unsure of every step I make, unable to see…

IAP Health: Sarah Lincoln (’22)

Near the start of the pandemic, when the world seemed helpless and I felt useless, I set up a meeting with Sarah Bouchard. I figured the PKG Center of all…

IAP Health: Dasha Castillo (’23)

TEAMwork Makes the Dream Work During January 2021, I worked remotely with the Boston Medical Center (BMC) Autism Program thanks to the PKG IAP Health Program. Their mission is to…

IAP Health: Jeff Shi (’23)

My name is Jeff Shi, and I am a sophomore in Course 5-7. This IAP, I worked with the Autism Friendly Initiative (AFI)—part of the Autism Program at Boston Medical…

IAP Health: Emily Chen (’21)

This past IAP, I worked on the research team for Boston Medical Center’s Autism Program and conducted qualitative research to analyze the effects of a mentoring-centric program that BMC has…

IAP Health: Ria Kolli (’24)

When I started interning virtually at the Boston Medical Center’s Autism Program this IAP, I really had no idea what I was getting into. On the first day itself, I…