Class of 1972 Internship Program

The Class of 1972 Internship Program provides an opportunity for students to gain practical experience in the areas of public service and public policy, and encourages them to engage in innovative projects that address significant issues in society and link knowledge and structural change within society.

Nate Kim ’25


Nate Kim in the gallery with fellow ASIP intern.

Access Theater, New York, NY Going into college, I had my heart set on majoring in economics followed by a career in finance. The wonderful folks at Access Theater have certainly thrown a wrench into my plans! My film journey began over the first Covid-19 quarantine, during which I began… Continue reading »

Jaiha Lee ’24


Jaiha Lee with the team.

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Washington, D.C. This summer I had the wonderful opportunity to intern at the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage for the 2022 Folklife Festival. The center specifically conducts research to preserve and educate the public about global cultures. Much like its motto… Continue reading »

Weiwei Lu ’23


Weiwei Lu working remotely.

Pittsfield Public Schools, Pittsfield, MA This summer, I interned at Pittsfield Public Schools as a curriculum development intern working on knowledge-building resource sets for the fifth grade. The core of our work this summer was to address the national education crisis—what we call the “knowledge gap”—by adding nuance and supplemental… Continue reading »

Hannah Bae ’24


Hannah Bae in a virtual meeting.

Council of Korean Americans, Washington, D.C. This past summer, I served as the membership and marketing intern with the Council of Korean Americans (CKA). CKA is a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., that has the primary mission of building up the national voice and influence of the Korean American… Continue reading »

Samantha Luna ’24


Samantha Luna with the LO team.

Legal Outreach, Long Island City, NY This summer, I worked as a college access intern at Legal Outreach (LO), a nonprofit organization that serves first-generation, low-income students entering high school in New York City. Using several programs with law-based curriculums, LO helps its students apply to competitive colleges and succeed… Continue reading »

Grayson Brooks ’25


Grayson Brooks with Aaron Finder '17, member of the Williams Club Board.

The Williams Club, New York, NY Throughout the summer, I worked at the Williams Club of New York as the marketing and membership intern. The Williams Club provides Williams students, faculty, alumni and those of our affiliate schools an opportunity to build a collegiate community after or away from college. Continue reading »

Max Mallett ’23.5


Photo of Max Mallett.

Hoosac Valley Regional School District, Cheshire, MA I spent this summer interning with Kristen Palatt, the director of curriculum, instruction and professional development at the Hoosac Valley Regional School District (HVRSD). HVRSD is a PK-12 district in western Massachusetts with approximately 1,000 students. The high school competes with two other… Continue reading »

Kristel Hasani ’23


Kristel Hasani taking notes in a meeting.

United Nations Association Albania, Albania This summer I had the opportunity to intern at the United Nations Association Albania (UNAA), a civil society organization dedicated to promoting the values of the United Nations, mobilizing the Albanian society for peace and a sustainable future and empowering Albanian youth. The organization was… Continue reading »

Ari Quasney ’25


Ari Quasney setting up for an event.

Camp Lions of Illinois for Blind and Deaf Youth, DeKalb, IL Camp Lions of Illinois for Blind and Deaf Youth is a nonprofit organization that improves the quality of life for state residents through medical and community services that meet vision and hearing needs. The camp is guided by its… Continue reading »

Lauren Hernandez ’23


Lauren Hernandez moderating a panel.

Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, New York, NY This summer I worked as a youth activist intern for the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, a non-partisan, nonprofit organization that works toward nuclear non-proliferation and the abolition of nuclear weapons through education, consultation and advocacy. This year was incredibly unique given the geopolitical… Continue reading »