Ohio’s Rising Real Estate Market

Kyla Jamison, COL ’25, Salem, OH

As a project development intern at Blackdog Contracting, I had the opportunity to develop skills and gain knowledge that will help me pursue a career in real estate. Working with the team of contractors …

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Conservation in Wisconsin

Khue Tran, COL ’24, San Jose, CA

This summer, I had the opportunity to intern at the Natural Resources Conservation Service in Wisconsin through the Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL) public service internship program. I came into the …

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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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Supporting Refugees and Asylees in Philadelphia – My Summer at Nationalities Service Center 

Kelly Zayago, GSE Masters in Intercultural Communication, 2024

On May 9, 2023, I stepped into the elevator of a historic manufacturing building in Chinatown and pressed the button for the fourth floor, unsure what to expect of a refugee resettlement …

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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 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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A Summer in Music Publishing

Daniel Trebejo-Ariza, WH ’24, Hayward, CA

This summer, I worked at Regalias Digitales, an independent music publishing company dedicated to representing local Bay Area artists and underrepresented Latinx artists. My role focused on auditing and registering clients’ songs across streaming …

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A Summer in the Rainforest

Linda Wu, COL & WH ’24, Annandale, VA

International field ecology research isn’t always well funded, especially when there aren’t professors at Penn working with the systems you want to study. The opportunities that do exist are often extremely competitive. …

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PhD Career Exploration Fellow Spotlight: Roseanne Dávila-Rivera

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During my Career Exploration Fellowship (CEF), I had the privilege to work with Dr. Ariana Alexander, Associate Director with the Graduate School Advising Team at UPenn Career Services. Dr. Alexander was very supportive, approachable, and …

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