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PKG Social Impact Internships: Andrea Arias (’22)

The Importance of User-Friendly Tech My name is Andrea, and I am a Junior studying Math with Computer Science with a minor in Womens’ and Gender Studies at MIT. This…

PKG Social Impact Internships: Katherine He (’24)

Building accessible technology My name is Katherine He – I’m a first year at MIT double majoring in computer science and management (Courses 6 and 15). This January during IAP,…

Social Impact Internships: Bhav Jain (’23)

Health Equity and Barriers to Care in the Age of COVID-19 Having been able to serve the Cambridge area this past summer as part of my virtual internship with the…

Social Impact Internships: Tuyet Pham (’21)

The Importance of Play in Education, Gaming the Pandemic Games, with its interactive components, can greatly aid people’s learning experience. Some people find it easier to understand concepts when they…

Social Impact Internships: Anais Marenco (’22)

Tech for Good, Tech for Health: How Ariadne Labs is Confronting Accessibility Challenges in Healthcare This semester, I am working as an intern on the Better Evidence Team at Ariadne…

Social Impact Internships: Jackie Lin (’24)

My name is Jackie Lin, and I am a freshman from New York City. I started coding three years ago, during my sophomore year of high school, and found that…

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: Richard Guang (’23)

Gaining Context and Understanding in the Local Business Landscape My name is Richard Guang and I am a sophomore who just switched to 15-3 this fall. I  was looking to…

Social Impact Internships: Gabriel Barrett (’23)

Exploring an “Invisible” Challenge in the Twin Cities: Parking Minimums My name is Gabriel Barrett and I am a current sophomore in course 11-6. This semester, I have been working…

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…