What Does 29 Million Mean to You?

In the United States, there are more than 29 million people  living with diabetes. To me, six weeks ago, this was just another statistic. However, since I started my internship at the American Diabetes Association in June, I have spoken …

By Emily Perrotti
Emily Perrotti Special Events Intern
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My “Dopa” Internship

I sometimes wonder how things might have been different if I had never had that conversation with one of my mentors, Dr. Joseph Burdo of the Boston College biology department. I told him about my previous summer doing benchwork research at BU …

By Parisa Oviedo
Parisa Oviedo My "Dopa" Internship at MGH
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United Nations at a Glance

When I received an email stating that I was accepted to the United Nations Summer Internship Program, I could not believe it. Although the United Nations only accepts interns who are graduate students, The Temple of Understanding, which is an …

By Gabriela Montenegro
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Lessons from the Public Interest

Three lessons that I have learned from working for a non-profit in the public interest:

Jump Right In. On the first day of my internship, I had an email in my inbox with an overview of my projects and goals …

By Emily Wisniewski
Emily Wisniewski
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A Day in the Verge Campus Headquarters

I am a rising junior at Boston College, and this summer I’ve been fortunate enough to intern at a start-up media company called Verge Campus. Verge Campus runs a National College Music Tour called, The Verge Campus Tour, as well as an …

By Osamase Ekhator
Osamase Ekhator A Day in the Verge Campus HeadQuarters
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The Profit of Working at a Non-Profit

Before now, I hadn’t done any consistent giving back. Working at Cradles to Crayons, a non-profit geared toward helping low-income kids, gives me that opportunity. While I had little knowledge of the world of non-profits before, there are a couple …

By Courtney King
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