It’s Getting Hot in Here

Katelyn Jones, COL ’24, Fayetteville, PA

Climate change – one problem that will undoubtably plague the future of the planet. Among other global issues, rising global ocean temperatures feels like an out-of-control train car that just can’t seem to be stopped. …

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Investigating Missense Mutations in silico vs. in vivo

Aleena Alex, COL ’24, Philadelphia, PA

This summer I got the opportunity to conduct research with the Paralkar Lab. The Paralkar Lab studies how transcription factors and other related proteins affect normal hematopoiesis or blood cell development. The lab focuses …

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Prophet Models Made Financial Modeling Fun!

Alexandra Vlasenkova, WH ’24, Moscow, Russia

Startups are fun, tight-knit and bring so much learning experience. The work that you do is very impactful and valued by your colleagues. You also get to make great friends and truly get to …

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From Fish Tank to Lab

Marcella Soewignjo, COL ’25, Bayside, NY

When I was eleven, I was obsessed with my pet goldfish: Sassy and Flippie. So, when they started to grow white freckles panic ensued. After a frantic google search, I found that my goldfish …

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My Irish Experience

Elizabeth Caldwell, COL ’25, Glenwood, IA

The Career Services Summer Funding Award allowed me to participate in a volunteer internship position at the Philadelphia Irish Center. I had the opportunity to work with Irish Center members to produce oral histories …

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Pediatric Medical Research at UCLA Health

Nicolette Peterson, COL ’23, Granby, MA

I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to work one-on-one with Dr. Patrick Whelan for my second summer at UCLA Health. Dr. Whelan is a pediatric rheumatologist, and he is thought to

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Tackling the Climate Crisis with PennEnvironment

Amanda Sweeney, COL ’24, Philadelphia, PA

My summer as an intern with PennEnvironment could not have been more worthwhile.  As my first internship in college outside of Penn, I was nervous at first.  However, I met a lot of inspiring …

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Exploring STEM internships for PhD students

Over the summer, the graduate student and postdoc team at Career Services hosted a virtual panel, Exploring STEM doctoral student internships, for PhD students interested in learning more about internship opportunities.  PhD alumni and students who had worked for the …

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Public-Partnerships in Asian-Pacific Education: Education Service Contracting

Esther Lee, COL & WH ’23, Milford, PA

This past summer, I had the opportunity to work as a research intern at the Asian Development Bank Institute, a development think tank based in Tokyo, Japan. Though my experience was remote, …

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Exploring How Amino Acid Polymorphisms Affect Graft Survival

Yi-An Hsieh, SEAS ’23, Anaheim, CA

This summer I worked on a research team that spans the Kamoun Lab at Penn (HUP), the Urbanowicz (URBS) lab at Cedars Sinai, and the Gragert Lab at Tulane Cancer Center. Because the team …

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