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.

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 »

Zoe Kaegi ’23


Zoe Kaegi at work.

University of California, San Diego, Swartz Center for Computational Neuroscience, La Jolla, CA This summer, I had the opportunity to work as a research affiliate at the Swartz Center for Computational Neuroscience (SCCN) at UCSD. SCCN specializes in studying brain patterns and neural circuits by analyzing electroencephalogram (EEG) recordings from… Continue reading »

Michael Keegan ’25


Michael Keegan in the production studio.

WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, MI Over the summer, I worked for the local NPR station WEMU-FM in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Though much of the station’s programming is dedicated to jazz music, I worked to help write newscasts focused in Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti and elsewhere in Washtenaw County. Every weekday during the mornings and… Continue reading »

Kevin Louie ’24


Central Queens Academy Charter School, Queens, NY This summer I had the opportunity to lay the foundation for elementary and middle school students who would be the first in their families to go to college. Created in 2012, Central Queens Academy serves students who live in the multiethnic, multilingual and… Continue reading »

Ana María Picó ’22


Massachusetts General Hospital, Division of Cardiology, Boston, MA Throughout this summer, I worked at MGH Corrigan Minehan Heart Center’s Division of Cardiology, under the supervision of Dr. Erin Coglianese, Medical Director of the Mechanical Cardiac Support Program. The first project I was assigned to was to perform the data analyses… Continue reading »

Olivia Straw ’22


Oregon Health & Science University, Geriatrics Department, Portland, OR This summer I worked with Dr. Elizabeth Eckstrom and her geriatric research team at Oregon Health & Science University. I was able to work on many different projects, including studies about long Covid, the Mediterranean Diet, fall prevention, and opiate prescription… Continue reading »

Morinsola Tinubu ’23


Pittsfield Public Schools, Pittsfield, MA This summer I had the special privilege of working as an English and Language Arts Equity Intern for Pittsfield Public Schools (PPS). I worked with three other Williams interns, Cinthya Maldonado ’23, Kristen Altman ’22, and Charles Yang ’24 and was supervised by Ryan Buggy… Continue reading »

Kristen Altman ’22


Pittsfield Public Schools, Pittsfield, MA In some ways, my summer internship began in January. That’s when I met 
my supervisor, Ryan Buggy ’19, and a co-intern, Cinthya Maldonado ’23, 
as we pioneered the wINTERNship program between the Pittsfield Public Schools (PPS) and Williams. In that three-week sprint, Cynthia and I… Continue reading »