Public Service Internship Program

The Public Service Internship Program was created to provide stipends for students participating in public service-related internships within the United States. Preference will be given to internships in the fields of education, social entrepreneurships, social justice, public health, mental health, medicine, and non-profits.

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 »

Brady Carlos ’24

Brady Carlos

Alliance Susan and Eric Smidt Technology High School, Los Angeles, CA My internship at Alliance Susan and Eric Smidt Technology High School (a.k.a. Alliance Smidt Tech) gave me the opportunity to see the different roles and responsibilities that are needed to run a high school in a low-income community. I… Continue reading »

TJ Watkins ’23

TJ Watkins at work.

TREE Foundation, Mission Green, Sarasota, FL This summer was my second summer spent with Mission Green, part of the TREE Foundation, with a goal to complete 10 tree canopy walkways in endangered forests around the world using $10 million in funding over the next 10 years. To increase focus on… Continue reading »

Julia Friedberg ’23

Julia Friedberg working on a presentation.

Hoosac Valley Regional School District, Cheshire, MA This summer, I interned remotely at Hoosac Valley Regional School District, a public, high-needs district that spans K-12, with nearly half of the students qualifying for IEP plans or other accommodations. My position was to assist the district administration—many of whom were brand… Continue reading »

David Wignall ’25

David Wignall and the other summer teaching fellows.

Breakthrough Summerbridge, San Francisco, CA Summerbridge is a three-year academic enrichment program that helps underrepresented students navigate the San Francisco educational environment. Every summer, 100 students spend eight weeks attending academic classes, meeting with advisors, participating in extracurriculars and enjoying (hopefully) a gamut of social activities. The program provides a… Continue reading »

Lucy Grossbard ’23

Lucy Grossbard working remotely.

Yeshiva University, Attachment & Psychotherapy Process Lab, New York, NY This summer, I worked as a research assistant at the Attachment & Psychotherapy Process Lab, led by Dr. Jordan Bate ’06, Professor of Psychology at the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology at Yeshiva University. Dr. Bate’s lab is in the… Continue reading »

Stephanie Wistreich ’24

Stephanie Wistreich working.

NYU Steinhardt, Mindful Education Lab, New York, NY This summer I was an intern for the Mindful Education Lab at NYU Steinhardt. The lab primarily looks at the psychological and neurological effects of mindfulness on student learning, teacher effectiveness and school and classroom climate. Educational interventions developed at the lab… Continue reading »

Hikaru Wakeel Hayakawa ’24

Hikaru Wakeel Hayakawa working in Germany.

Ecologic Institute, Germany This summer, I interned with the climate, economics and metrics teams at the Ecologic Institute, an international environmental policy think tank based in Berlin. Since childhood, I have long wanted to give back to society through public sector work. Following on the heels of prior experience in… Continue reading »

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