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IAP Health: Alana Chandler (’22)

Given that I’ve spent most of my prior IAPs doing indoor track practice, I had never explored the plethora of opportunities available at MIT for the January term. I’ve done…

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…