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Nathan Szeto ’23


Nathan Szeto working.

University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI This summer I worked with the University of Michigan School of Public Health’s (UMSPH) Department of Biostatistics in Ann Arbor. UMSPH performs research in topics relevant to the public health of the United States and globally. The school’s key values… Continue reading »

Eddy Lee ’24


Eddy Lee at work.

21st Century Community Learning Center, Pittsfield, MA This summer I had the amazing opportunity to work in Pittsfield with the 21st Community Learning Center as a middle school teacher. I worked with Reid Middle School for my Winter Study as a writing intern for the month of January and loved… Continue reading »

Elliot Kim ’23


Elliot Kim in the lab.

Salk Institute for Biological Studies, Panda Lab, La Jolla, CA The Panda Lab focuses on the circadian nature of living organisms and works to elucidate new information regarding the significance of bodily responses and adaptations to the 24-hour cycle. Over the summer, I mainly interned for two postdocs in the… Continue reading »

Carolyn Mielke ’23


Carolyn Mielke at work.

Housing Options & Planning Enterprises, Inc., Oxon Hill, MD This summer I did a remote internship with a nonprofit based out of Maryland called Housing Options & Planning Enterprises (H.O.P.E.), a HUD-approved counseling agency that provides its community with financial literacy, pre-purchase and foreclosure intervention programs. H.O.P.E.’s staff provides comprehensive… Continue reading »

Amy Lemuz-Guerra ’24


Amy Lemuz-Guerra working.

Pittsfield Public Schools, Pittsfield, MA Pittsfield Public Schools are a Title-1 school district that serves high-need communities. Their mission is to improve their ELA and social studies curriculum so that they may focus more on cultural diversity and social justice. The district believes that their current education system should discontinue… Continue reading »

Jennifer Philistin ’24


Jennifer Philistin working.

Berkshire NAACP, Pittsfield, MA This summer, I had the opportunity to intern with Berkshire County’s chapter of the NAACP. I worked with Dr. Jones-Sneed who is the chair of the education committee and a lead consultant for the Black Berkshire Oral History Initiative—the project that we worked on for the… Continue reading »

Sean Morrissey ’24


Sean Morrissey celebrating the campaign.

Environment America, Denver, CO This summer I worked as an events coordinator intern for Environment America, the national environmental nonprofit, to help plan and coordinate a series of webinars relating to forest conservation. Environment America is a member of the climate forests campaign—a campaign containing a coalition of more than… Continue reading »

Ella Napack ’23


Ella Napack on the way to an event.

Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Brooklyn, NY This summer, I interned at the Brooklyn Daily Eagle in Brooklyn, N.Y. The newspaper is available both in print and digitally, with a daily digital newsletter sent out as well. I was an editorial intern, but my responsibilities ranged from article writing and covering events,… Continue reading »

Jennifer Canovas ’22.5


Jennifer Canovas in a virtual meeting.

Pittsfield Public Schools, Pittsfield, MA During my first interview with a Pittsfield Public School system employee, I learned that local schools do not have a unified social studies curriculum. Essentially, up until this point teachers were struggling to provide students the content necessary to meet the Massachusetts social studies standards. Continue reading »

Rwick Sarkar ’23.5


Rwick Sarkar displaying student work.

Breakthrough Greater Boston, Cambridge, MA This summer, I worked as a teaching fellow with Breakthrough Greater Boston (BTGB), a nonprofit organization that works with students across the country through 24 regional affiliates. BTGB serves students in public schools in Somerville and Cambridge and a handful of charter schools in Boston. Continue reading »