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Social Impact Internship Feature: Octavio Vega, NeedsList

Octavio Vega (’22, Course 8) is a Crisis Relief Intern with NeedsList through the PKG Social Impact Internships program. NeedsList is an organization that builds solutions for a new era…

Community Partner Spotlight: Reboot Rx

PKG Social Impact Internships connect undergraduate MIT students with community partners, non-profits, and government agencies where they can apply their technical skills to real-world challenges.  In partnership with the PKG Center,…

Community Partner Spotlight: MassHealth, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

PKG Social Impact Internships connect undergraduate MIT students with community partners, non-profits, and government agencies where they can apply their technical skills to real-world challenges. In partnership with the PKG…

Social Impact Internships: Group Project, 2020

MIT architectural cohort Group Project used postcards to navigate community collaboration through COVID-19. Check out their exciting work! Group Project began as a student-led initiative at MIT in 2017. At…

Community Partner Spotlight: World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) offers social impact internships to undergraduate MIT students looking to engage in a global campaign to protect biodiversity and environmental health. Learn about their work…

Social Impact Internships: Sahithi Madireddy (’23)

This summer, I had the opportunity to work as a Children’s Mental Health Policy Analysis Intern at the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health. I already had a general sense of…

Thanks for a great ALC!

PKG Social Impact Interns and IDEAS Alum speak to their experiences with public service at MIT! Robert Cancio (’23) and So Hee Ahn (’22) were COVID Action Recovery Interns with…

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: Reed Robinson (’23)

Being a pre-med student in the midst of a pandemic has deeply impacted my perception of the medical field, and my prospective place in it. As a result, I am…