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  • A Community Health-Based Research Experience: A Well-Rounded Internship at the SPRC 

    Young, Aladrianne
    The Stanford Prevention Research Center (SPRC) is composed of leading researchers who strive to combat diseases and improve the health of populations within the United States and across the world. During the summer of 2015, ...
  • An Uncommon Woman in Federal Law Enforcement 

    Favreau, Caitlin
    For the past few years I have been increasingly interested in working with federal law enforcement agencies, particularly as a Special Agent. However, I have always felt too small and unfit for a rigorous and at times ...
  • Anti-Poverty Effect of Legal Aid 

    Lim, Amy
    What comes to mind when one wants to eliminate poverty in the United States? Education? Healthcare? Job Training? There are many possible solutions, but one that is often overlooked is access to legal services. When one ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • Behind the Scenes of Justice: How Office Community Affects Legal Service Work 

    Flanagan-Folcarelli, Morgan
    This summer, I worked with New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, a small nonprofit civil rights law firm in New York City. From my first day, I was blown away by the positive office culture of this organization. This ...
  • Brains and Bots: Making The Two Work Together 

    Chen, Lisa
    Incorporating two different STEM fields into one internship--an internship that harmonizes seemingly opposing fields like Neuroscience and Computer Science can prove to be quite a challenge. However, when an internship ...
  • Bytes Better Have My Money: Internship in Internet Finance 

    Li, Annetta
    This panel will introduce a new aspect of the industry: cross section between finance and technology to those students who are interested in pursuing a career in financial services. The panel shows the summer experience ...
  • Caregiving, Elderly Couples and Research in Psychology 

    Varma, Amiti
    The physical and mental challenges faced by older adults are unique. Accompanying this is the equally important issue of caregiving. What role does caregiving and social support play in addressing health challenges among ...
  • Changemakers in Cape Town: Inspiring the Next Generation of Women 

    Dietrich, Elisabeth
    In South Africa, the current teenage pregnancy rate is approximately 30%. Studies demonstrate that two primary reasons for this statistic are a lack of knowledge and a desire to prove femininity. In the early 2000’s, Life ...
  • Changemakers in Cape Town: Inspiring the Next Generation of Women 

    Ramotwala, Tabitha
    In South Africa, the current teenage pregnancy rate is approximately 30%. Studies demonstrate that two primary reasons for this statistic are a lack of knowledge and a desire to prove femininity. In the early 2000’s, Life ...
  • 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 ...
  • Characterizing the Experession of Pyk2 Protein in Mice Models of Alzheimer's Disease 

    Malhorta, Simran
    This summer I worked at the Strittmatter lab at the Yale School of Medicine exploring a biochemical pathway involved in Alzheimer’s disease. I worked closely with my mentor to characterize the expression of the Pyk2 protein ...
  • Classroom to laboratory: Learning without borders 

    Lim, Kelly
    A college student’s senior year is a bittersweet one. One would love to embrace the last moments as an undergraduate student while lining up the stepping stones to one’s career path. As a senior Biochemistry major, the ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Don't Puff your Life Away: A Project on Smoking Cessation with Inmates 

    Saraf, Maria
    Tobacco use is three times more common among inmates than the general population. Given the prevalence of smoking in incarcerated populations, focus on smoking cessation becomes highly relevant and a worthwhile pursuit in ...
  • 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 ...
  • Educational Outreach Through Archeaology on Rapa Nui (Easter Island): 

    Godinez, Julia
    Imagine volunteering on Easter Island; one of the most isolated places on earth. Now imagine camping for a month and working with native youth while teaching them about their own island history. To top it all off, imagine ...