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Social Impact Internships: Lucy Cai (’25)

My name is Lucy Cai and I am a current freshman at MIT intending on majoring in 18C. This past IAP, I interned with Homeboy Industries, a nonprofit that provides…

Social Impact Internships: Sidney Dell (’24)

My name is Sydney Dell and I am a rising sophomore at MIT. I’m majoring in course 20, biological engineering, and interned this fall with the Health Plan Administration and…

PKG Social Impact Interns contribute to World Wildlife Fund Best Practices Guidelines for Seafood Sector

The World Wildlife Fund, a popular site for PKG’s Social Impact Internship program, recently published a guide on setting science-based climate targets for seafood producers, which includes numerous contributions from…

Bhav Jain, PKG Social Impact Intern and IDEAS alum, named 2022 Truman Scholar!

MIT students Bhav Jain and Liberty Ladd have been selected as 2022 Truman Scholars. Truman Scholars demonstrate outstanding leadership potential, a commitment to a career in government or the nonprofit…

The MIT Public Service Center 30+ Years Later

The Priscilla King Gray Public Service Center (PKG Center) has been the epicenter of public service at MIT for over 30 years. Earlier this year, we partnered with the MIT…

Social Impact Internships: Jade Hawkesworth (’25)

My name is Jade Hawkesworth, and this IAP term I worked with the Majira Project and an Equitable Entrepreneurship Intern. During my internship, I focused on the social media branding…

Social Impact Internships: Anika Wadhera (’25)

My name is Anika Wadhera and I am a freshman from Fremont, CA planning to major in biological engineering (Course 20) and biology (Course 7). Having a vested interest in…

Social Impact Internships: Vivian Shao (’25)

My name is Vivian Shao, and I am a freshman originally from Pittsburgh, PA and am pursuing a major in Computer Science & Engineering (Course 6-3). For the winter of…

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…

Social Impact Internships: Eric Liu (’25)

Hi! My name is Eric Liu, a student in the Class of 2025. Over IAP 2022, I was fortunate enough to work with Ek Kadam Aur (EKA or “One Step…