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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…

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…

Social Impact Internships 2020: Ashley Belanger (G)

My internship this summer is with the WGBH News Center for Investigative Reporting, and it is going great. I have published three clips so far, including an investigation into state…

Social Impact Internships: Francisco Zepeda (’21)

Studying and Supporting the Many Faces of American Healthcare The past few months have transformed the world we live in. Many of us had daily routines and rituals that were…