Play Ball: My Summer with MLB

Emma Segerman, WH ’24, Bexley, OH

This summer, I found myself at times in a dugout in San Diego, and others running through a hospital in Manhattan. I worked as a Baseball Operations intern for Major League Baseball, concentrating in …

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The Most Fulfilling Work I’ve Done So Far at Penn

Brinn Gammer, COL ’24, Hazleton, PA

In my sophomore year, I switched from being prospectively pre-med to pre-law.

It sounds like quite the jump, but it wasn’t as unexpected as it may seem. I’ve always been interested in psychiatry and …

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A Summer with the Center for Psychotherapy Research

Cathryn Boga, COL ’23, Tampa, FL

This summer, I had the opportunity to work at the Center for Psychotherapy Research, a research department in Penn Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry. Having only preliminary psychology research experience, I was excited at the …

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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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