Bridging Gaps and Building Futures: My Summer with FLIP National

Cam’Ron Stewart, COL & WH ’26, Sunrise, FL

This summer, thanks to the generous funding from UPenn, I had the privilege of working with FLIP National – a platform dedicated to supporting first-generation, low-income students. As I embarked on this journey, …

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Applying Behavioral Science in International Development  

Grace Chen, LPS Master of Behavioral and Decision Sciences (MBDS), 2023

This summer I had the opportunity to intern at the Center for Utilizing Behavioral Insights for Children (CUBIC) at Save the Children. Founded in 2020 by Allison Zelkowitz, CUBIC …

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A Historic Summer in Senegal 

Jesús Luis Zúñiga IV , SP2 Masters in Non-Profit Leadership, 2024

I expected a busy summer full of new experiences, interesting work, and good food when I was invited to intern in Dakar with UNESCO’s International Institute for Education Planning (IIEP) …

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A Polar Plunge in Summer: Studying the Dynamics of Glacial Lakes

Anthony Mohr, COL ’24, Louisville, KY

There are many uncertainties in our understanding of the natural world, particularly in the regions less explored by humans—for example, the ocean, deserts, and ice sheets. Researchers are working diligently to identify the physical …

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Navigating the Politics, Economics, and History of IOs: Research in International Politics

Ian Mijael Zang, COL ’25, Buenos Aires City, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Did you know that, in 1996, a Colombian Guerrilla movement kidnapped the younger brother of the ex-president and, at the time, Secretary General of the OAS for two months, …

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My Summer at GSE

Chloe Yang, GSE Masters in Education, 2024

I got this research opportunity from the professor of our department after I recommended myself to them by expressing my research interest and past work experience. Luckily, there is one ongoing project in …

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My DREAMy Summer!

Herinah Asaah, COL ’26, Honolulu, Hawai’i

I spent my summer right here in West Philadelphia working with kids from low-income housing with a nonprofit organization called the DREAM program! DREAM gets grant money from the Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) to …

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My Summer Researching at GSE

Kristen Loughlin, GSE Masters in Education, 2024

This summer, I was fortunate to intern under Dr. Janine Remillard, Lara Condon, and their team of faculty and student researchers in the Penn Graduate School of Education. Our research explored factors related …

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Learning to Develop a Research Project at PCSSM

Lotus Kaufman, COL ‘ 24, Los Angeles, CA

This summer I had the pleasure of doing research for the newly founded Penn Center for Science, Sustainability, and the Media (PCSSM).  Throughout my academic journey this far, I have been attempting …

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Summer Internship 2023 – A Journey of Learning – Unlearning – Relearning 

Yen (Zoe) Nguyen, GSE Master’s in Learning Science and Technology, 2023

Arriving at Penn GSE after five years of work as an apprentice teacher and curriculum developer in Vietnam, my anticipation for enriching my knowledge and expanding my perspective as …

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