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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…

Social Impact Internships: Bhav Jain (’23)

Over the past summer, I had the opportunity to intern at the Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) through the PKG Center’s social impact internship program. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, my…

Social Impact Internships: Following Up with Melody Wu (’22)

We’re so excited to check in with Melody on her work with the CDC Foundation over summer 2020. Read Melody’s first blog post here to learn even more about her…

Social Impact Internships: Following Up with Julian Zulueta (’23)

We were so excited to follow up with Social Impact Intern Julian Zulueta (’23, BioEng) on his experience with the CDC Foundation this summer! Check out Julian’s first post on…

Social Impact Internships: Jessie Hendricks (G)

Jessie Hendricks is a Masters of Science student in the Graduate Program in Science Writing at MIT. This summer, she worked with WGBH NOVA as a full-time Broadcast Intern through…

Social Impact Internships: William Exson (’22)

Learning to Protect Ecosystems This summer I worked with Solid State Lighting Services to provide the National Park Service (NPS) with a guide for LED lighting fixtures. The products provided…

Social Impact Internships: Albert Garcia (’22)

Using Tech for Good from Home I have spent this summer working with the MA Probation Office – Office of Community Corrections. What initially drew me towards this position was…

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: Jessica Knapp (’22)

Finding Meaning in a Hopeless Summer It’s been so easy to feel powerless or stuck lately, as summer plans didn’t pan out and there’s nothing you can safely do outside…

Social Impact Internships: Susanna Chen (’23)

Making Change from Home: The Power of Small, Meaningful Action Nearing the end of the spring semester, I began to worry what I would do with three months of predicted…