Class of 1951 Internship Program

The Class of 1951 Public Sector Internship Program was created by class donors to support students who participate in a competitive application process and receive a stipend to perform an internship with non-profit or government-sponsored programs.

Otto Nicholson ’24

Otto Nicholson poses with fellow interns.

Stony Brook University, Department of Physics, Stony Brook, NY This summer, I worked for the Metcalf Laboratory at Stony Brook University. Dr. Metcalf’s work primarily focuses on the stimulated absorption and emission of light coming from metastable helium. I mainly assisted a graduate student working in the lab, Edoardo Buonocore,… Continue reading »

Coco Rhum ’24

Coco Rhum weeding in a field.

Roots Rising, Pittsfield, MA This summer I had the immense privilege of being an education intern at Roots Rising, an organization based in Pittsfield, that empowers local teenagers through farming and food justice. My internship was with the summer farm crew, which was made up of seven area teens and… Continue reading »

Zora Vujovic ’25

Zora Vujovic poses with fellow intern and supervisor.

University of Pennsylvania, Department of Neuroscience, Philadelphia, PA This summer, I had the pleasure of working at the Luo Lab in the neuroscience department at the University of Pennsylvania. The broader focus of the lab is to understand how the somatosensory system functions. The objective of my project was to… Continue reading »

Elliot Wolf ’23

Elliot Wolf at work.

Lenox Hill Hospital, Division of Cardiac Electrophysiology, New York, NY This summer, I returned for a second year as a clinical research intern in the Division of Cardiac Electrophysiology at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York. The department is led by Dr. Nicholas Skipitaris, who was my supervisor for this… Continue reading »

Sophie Haase ’23

Sophia Haase and lab members.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Timko Research Group, Philadelphia, PA This summer, I interned as a clinical research assistant through the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). I worked with the Timko Research Group, which conducts psychological research to help adolescents struggling with eating disorders, focusing specifically on anorexia nervosa (AN). I… Continue reading »

Brandon Arnold ’24

Peninsula Bridge, San Mateo, CA I spent my internship this summer as a teaching assistant with Peninsula Bridge, a nonprofit organization based in the Bay Area. Peninsula Bridge is an organization that serves low-income, high-achieving students by providing them with educational opportunities and specialized support through middle and high school. Continue reading »

Erin Barry ’23

Erin in front of a laptop.

Climate Changemakers, San Francisco, CA The past three months working with Climate Changemakers has been an incredibly educational experience in advocacy, nonprofit work, and marketing. Climate Changemakers is focused on providing everyday people with concrete, simple political actions that they can take. Creating content for Climate Changemakers remotely. As the… Continue reading »

Matthew Freitas ’23

Intern staff.

A Shot For Life, Hanover, MA This summer, I had the opportunity to work as an intern at A Shot For Life (ASFL), a 501(c)(3) 
organization that, through a partnership with Massachusetts General Hospital, raises money for cancer research using sports as a medium. Despite being labeled a college intern,… Continue reading »

Richard Gonzalez, Jr. ’22

Access Theater, New York, NY Assisting with the development of a middle school/high school theater education curriculum. This summer, I interned for Access Theater, a small NYC-based theater company which aims to provide spaces, support, and resources for up-and-coming artists in the area. I began this internship with no previous… Continue reading »

Amelia Levitt-Smith ’23

Zoom meeting.

Legal Outreach, Long Island City, NY I had the great opportunity to work as a Coordinating Intern for the Summer Law Institute (SLI) at Legal Outreach with a goal of providing social and academic support to students so they can eventually matriculate into competitive colleges and pursue their career interests. Continue reading »