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  • Immunotherapy: Altering the Immune Response to Combat Food Allergic Reactions 

    Mwanza, Mtise (2014-05-28)
    Ingestion of certain foods results in an adverse immune response to a protein contained therein. This allergic response occurs when the body's immune system mistakenly identifies a protein as harmful when it actually isn't. ...
  • Second class citizens in the Islamic Republic: The persecution of religious minorities in Pakistan 

    Jatoi, Sana (2014-06-06)
    This summer I was a research intern at the Jinnah Institute in Islamabad, Pakistan. I was carrying out independent research on the persecution of religious minority groups in the country. Over the past few years incidents ...
  • Lessons from Beyond the Classroom: a Personal Reflection on my Summer at the City Paper 

    Lammel, Olivia (2014-06-06)
    I thought I had scored my dream internship. I got the job at the Pittsburgh City Paper, writing for the Arts & Entertainment section. I fantasized about my summer at the weekly paper, picturing a June full of front row ...
  • Marriage Migration in Singapore and South Korea Reflections on Field Research 

    Kim, Yulii (2014-06-06)
    There are various motivations that compel individuals to move from one place to another. Within the last few decades, there has been a surge of women primarily from Southeast Asia migrating to marry men in other economically ...
  • Connecting Past and Present: Exploring a Career in Museums While Working as a Curatorial Intern 

    Wells, Emily (2014-06-06)
    This summer I worked as a curatorial intern for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation in Williamsburg, Virginia. I worked with the Curator of Toys, conducting research and updating catalog entries for items in the collection. ...
  • I'm Not an Academic but that's Okay: Embracing My Inner Fox 

    Redondo, Alicia (2014-06-06)
    Performed independent research to begin a thesis on a particular foreign policy case: the growing relations between China and Latin America and what security implications it has for the United States. Throughout the process, ...
  • Chantilly: An International Treasure of Art & Culture 

    Whitney, Emily (2014-06-06)
    This past summer I interned in France as an English tour guide at the Musée Condé in the historic Château de Chantilly. As an intern I studied the collection at length, conducted tours daily, welcomed guests, as well as ...
  • A Taste of the Auction House 

    Jiang, Isabella (2014-06-06)
    As an intern specialist, I worked at Chinese Works of Art Department in Sotheby’s New York this summer. One of the most prestigious auction houses in the world, Sotheby’s taught me how to be a perfectionist in work. We ...
  • Be Careful Who You Dig For 

    Terry, Austin (2014-06-06)
    My presentation will focus on choosing the proper field school for students who want to go into archaeology. Specifically, I will be presenting on two separate field school experiences, one positive the other not so much, ...
  • Experiencing Media: The Boston Marathon Bombings 

    Alawa, Huda (2014-06-06)
    My independent research this summer as a summer intern at Harvard University’s Pluralism Project began efforts to understand the impact of the mainstream news media on Muslim Americans – specifically, how young Muslim ...
  • Navigating an Unfamiliar Industry 

    Hohenstein-Flack, Hannah (2014-06-06)
    This summer, I interned in the newsroom at WAMC, an affiliate of National Public Radio based in Albany, NY. I will talk about why I chose WAMC despite having no background in radio; what working in a newsroom was like; and ...
  • Baby Steps and Reality Checks: My Experience with Museum Accessibility 

    Corman Penzel, Lily (2014-06-06)
    This summer I was the first ever Accessibility Intern at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Ma. This meant meeting with staff members at PEM and access departments at other museums and institutions. I also learned about ...
  • Law and Order: Human Rights of Ghana 

    Hwang, Sharon (2015-08-24)
    In a country where corruption rules, where discrimination can come in any form and where the most trusted government officials can be your worst enemy, comes The Commission of Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) ...
  • No Stone Unterned: A Look Into my Summer with the Seabirds of Maine 

    Massey, Shannon (2015-08-24)
    Have you ever shared a home with 2,000 birds? Are you dying to work with an endangered species? This past summer I did both while living and working on islands off the coast of Maine. I worked as a Research Assistant with ...
  • Living With History: Spending a Summer at Historic Deerfield 

    Wells, Emily (2015-08-24)
    This summer I participated in the Summer Fellowship Program at Historic Deerfield, a history museum located in Deerfield, Massachusetts. While living on site, I attended a wide range of classes taught by the museum staff, ...
  • Drawing Connections Between Past and Present 

    Stanne, Margaret Lee (2015-08-24)
    This summer I interned at Historic Huguenot Street in New Paltz, NY as a public history intern working for the public programming director. This position had me doing menial tasks but also had me engaging the public through ...
  • Frances Perkins Center Internship 

    Brenner, Rebecca (2015-08-24)
    As the first intern for the Frances Perkins Center, Rebecca Brenner organized and logged the extensive research of Kirstin Downey, author of The Woman Behind the New Deal, for transport to the Mount Holyoke College Archives ...
  • Doing History at Plimoth 

    Perkins, Nicole (2015-08-24)
    While an intern at Plimoth Plantation, Nicole Perkins spent the summer experiencing the ups and downs of working in a first-person interpretation museum. While she assisted in giving occasional tours and working with ...
  • UNICEF Viet Nam: Is This the Right Place for Me? 

    Nguyen, Ly C. (2015-08-24)
    Have you ever thought about working at UNICEF, a very large and well-established international organization? Do you know how UNICEF operates and what people do there? Is UNICEF a great place for you to hone your skills and ...
  • Architecture as a Means for Empowerment and Transformation 

    Marks, Bahia B. (2015-08-24)
    Architecture is typically misunderstood to consist mostly of design. However, the reality of architecture is more complex, involving the morphing of science, anthropology, sociology, geography, politics, economics, religion, ...