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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From Aspiration to Reality: My Journey as a Policy Analyst Intern 

 Jiaxi Lin, SP2 Masters in Social Policy and Data Analytics, 2023

Embarking on a journey to become a research analyst at a non-profit think tank has long been a cherished aspiration of mine. This summer, the dream evolved into tangible …

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My Summer Working as a Backend Engineer

Xuanbiao Zhu, SEAS Masters in Systems Engineering, 2024

This summer I served as a Backend Engineer intern at a startup company, contributing to the Backend Team between May and September of this summer. My primary role involved spearheading the development …

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Reflection on My Summer Internship at SkyIT 

Yilenda Dong, SEAS Masters in Computer and Information Technology, 2024

This summer, I had the privilege of interning as a Software Engineer at SkyIT. As I sit down to reflect upon these few months, it’s evident that this summer was …

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My Summer at the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH)

Anusha Khansaheb, Weitzman Masters in Historic Preservation, 2024

This summer, I had the incredible opportunity to intern with the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH), one of the largest heritage non-profits in India. I worked in the …

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Biomedical Research with the NIH and NIDDK

Daniela Medina, COL ’26, Laredo, TX

In the Summer of 2023, I researched on the molecular mechanisms of drug-induced liver disease with the NIH and NIDDK. I was allowed to pick my coordinating center and lab funded by the NIH, …

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Unlocking the Future: My Transformative Summer Internship 

Ruohu Lin, SEAS Masters of Computer and Information Technology, 2024

The summer experience available to students like me, coming from a First-Generation Low-Income background, is nothing short of remarkable. It’s an opportunity to gain invaluable industry experience that will undoubtedly …

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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 First Time Start-Up Internship 

Jinghao Zhang, SEAS Masters in Computer & Information Science, 2024

Thanks to the generous funding provided by GAPSA and Penn Career Services, I was able to take the role of a backend software developer intern at Roamer, a young start-up …

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My Summer with the XR Learning Platform 

Jingzhuo Hu, SEAS Masters of Computer and Information Technology, 2025

As my exhilarating summer internship at The Commons XR comes to a close, I find myself astounded by the transformative power of extended reality(XR) and the innovative strides we’ve taken …

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