McCalpin Internship Program

The McCalpin Internship Program was founded in 2014 by William McCalpin ’79 to provide support for student internships in the area of social entrepreneurship.

Katherine Orgielewicz ’23

Katherine Orgielewicz '23 on laptop

Project Tugboat, Brookline, MA This summer I interned for an organization called Project Tugboat working with Chris Rudnicki ’11. 
Project Tugboat is a mission-oriented start-up with the initiative to help professionals better 
navigate their period of unemployment. However, rather than acting like a career coach and 
focusing on the tactical… Continue reading »

Matt Schleifman ’21

Matthew Schleifman '21 on laptop

Plexus Knowledge LLC, New York, NY This summer, I worked remotely at Plexus Knowledge as a software engineer. Plexus seeks to redesign the traditional paradigm of note-taking. By creating a visual, graph-based representation of the user notes, Plexus allows the user to explore and retain their knowledge in a meaningful… Continue reading »

Neema Zarrabian ’21

Neema Zarrabian '21 on Google videochat

Goalden Hour, Boston, MA I worked at Goalden Hour this summer helping to develop an iOS and Android app that will aid people 
in setting and managing goals. The app is mainly trying to help students, in particular, manage all their daily tasks, from homework to extracurriculars. The third major… Continue reading »

Henry Brody ’22

Henry Brody '22 on laptop

Cycle Technology, Inc., Miami, FL I worked at Cycle Technology this summer, a relatively new company started by several University of Miami undergraduate students in 2018. These students had the idea to reward people for recycling through an in-app points system. Using a technology called RVMs (reverse vending machines), they… Continue reading »

Young Chong ’22

Young Chong '22 with budget charts in background

Article22, LLC, Brooklyn, NY I had the wonderful opportunity to spend this summer as a remote marketing intern at Article22. Founded by Elizabeth (Liz) Suda ’05, Article22 is a sustainable jewelry company that works with artisans from Laos to sell handcrafted jewelry made from Vietnam war shrapnel and other debris. Continue reading »

Jamie Holland ’22.5

Jamie Holland '22.5 on laptop

Kountable, Inc., San Francisco, CA This summer I had the privilege of interning at Kountable, a San Francisco based start-up founded in part by Williams alumnus Chris Hale ’00. Kountable began as a fintech meant to minimize the trade gap in East Africa. Small and midsize entrepreneurs (SMEs) struggle to… Continue reading »

Jamie Lovette ’22

Selfie of James Lovette '22 on laptop

BrainSpec, Boston, MA This summer I worked for BrainSpec Software, a biotech healthcare company that builds models from magnetic resonance spectroscopy brain scans and MRI images to aid in diagnosing Alzheimer’s, different forms of brain cancer, and other cerebrovascular diseases. My responsibilities ranged the full breadth of the company: preprocessing… Continue reading »

Annie Lu ’23

Annie Lu '23 on laptop

Whooo’s Reading, San Diego, CA For the past several months, I worked as a quantitative marketing intern at an edtech company called Whooo’s Reading, founded by Williams alums in 2010. Whooo’s Reading creates online educational materials for reading comprehension and writing to supplement school curriculum. Their mission is to “re-associate… Continue reading »

Brynn Moynihan ’21

Selfie of Brynn Moynihan '21 on laptop

Lever, Inc., North Adams, MA This summer, I interned as a Management Consultant Intern at Lever, Inc.—a start-up incubator which seeks to promote business and boost the economy of the Berkshire area. Lever does this by creating and building scalable companies that will attract revenues to the region and create… Continue reading »

Tiffany Chhuor ’22

Tiffany Chhuor Photo 3 - Tiffany Chhuor

Kountable, San Francisco, CA During the summer, I received the most enriching opportunity to intern as a financial analyst at Kountable Inc., a trade financing and market maker start-up, that’s headquartered in San Francisco. Focusing on the Kenyan and Rwandan market, Kountable works with small and medium enterprises (SME)… Continue reading »