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Social Impact Internships: Melody Wen (’24)

The Power of Conversation, Collaboration and Building Representation This fall, I am working with Almost Fun. Almost Fun’s mission is to create culturally-responsive, relatable, and free learning resources. As a…

Social Impact Internships: Eileen Liu (’24)

Bringing BIPOC Representation into the Classroom This fall, I’m interning as a Curriculum Creator for Almost Fun, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing culturally-responsive learning resources for BIPOC and low-income…

Social Impact Internships: Elizabeth Carbonell (’23)

When I first started this internship, I was very motivated to socially impact my community. In the beginning, I wasn’t sure how my work would be useful but as I…

Social Impact Internships: Varsha Sandadi (’23)

This summer, I worked as a data visualization intern for the Northeast Denver Innovation Zone, or NDIZ for short. NDIZ is an organization that works closely with several public schools…

Social Impact Internships: Gabriela Corea (’23)

Finding Motivation in the Shifting Terrain of Education The adventures I have undertaken in my life at MIT were never similar to the ones I imagined. In March of this…

Social Impact Internships 2020: Nicholas Dyette (’23)

Education in the Time of COVID-19, Using Tech for Good I was drawn to this internship for the opportunity to develop my technical skills while also being able to create…

Lake Okeechobee News: PKG Fellow Cristian Rios

Cristian Rios is a PKG regular. They have held leadership positions over PKG Spring Break. They have been involved with ACE (Active Community Engagement). They have held PKG employment as…

MIT News: Yazmin Guzman named 2019 Gates Cambridge Scholar

Former PKG Fellow, Yazmin Guzman, was named the 2019 Gates Cambridge Scholar! Read all about her work and future plans on the MIT News. Congratulations Yazmin! “Guzman, from Wichita, Kansas,…

MIT News: IDEAS STEMGem Finds Love in the Lab

Congratulations to Larissa Nietner and Scott Nill! Co-founders of IDEAS team STEMGem–a wearable coding unit designed to engage young girls in STEM–and fellow PhD graduates, Nietner and Nill have a…