Charles Xu ’21

Yours truly, working on a podcast

The Berkshire Eagle, Pittsfield, MA During my first week as a reporter for the Berkshire Eagle, I remember driving around the county reviewing ice cream shops and thinking to myself, “So this is what a journalist does?” Obviously, over the course of the summer, I’ve realized the answer to that… Continue reading »

Fiona Keller ’21

Erie Family Health Centers, Chicago, IL Presenting my report on systematic trends in clinical incidents at the intern summer showcase. I decided to become a doctor after taking a human physiology class my junior year in high school. At Williams, I decided to study biology and fell in love… Continue reading »

Brynn Moynihan ’21

Beckon Ice Cream, Allston, MA My first demo with one of the other interns in a Whole Foods. This summer, I was given the opportunity to work at Beckon Ice Cream, a start-up based in Allston, Mass. Beckon Ice Cream produces lactose free ice cream that is made with… Continue reading »

Julia Tucher ’21

Whooo’s Reading, New York, NY Whooo’s Reading (WR) is an education technology (edtech) start-up founded by a group of Williams alumni from the Class of 2012 with the goal of creating and promoting better reading comprehension assessment tools for teachers while maintaining a fun virtual learning environment for students. Continue reading »

Abigail Yu ’21

Lever, Inc., North Adams, MA For the past ten weeks, I have been working as a management consulting intern in North Adams for Lever—a non-profit incubator that typically incubates high-growth start-ups in the Berkshire region. This year, however, Lever is also hosting their very first Intrapreneur Challenge, in which… Continue reading »

Alexandra Bernard ’21

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Williamstown Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee, Williamstown, MA This summer, I had the opportunity to work as a research intern for the Williamstown Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee (PARAC). PARAC is an ad hoc committee appointed by Williamstown’s Select Board with the task of developing and presenting a report… Continue reading »

Cate Osborne ’21

Lacrosse Scene

Access Theater, New York, NY From left to right: Jacqueline Christy (the director of Magic Hour), me, Phillip Pyle ’22, and Laura Lee ’17. From my time interning on an ultra-low budget indie movie this summer, I have decided that I am definitely going to try to break into… Continue reading »

Daniel Tran ’21

University of Colorado, Webb-Waring Center, Aurora, CO This summer, I was fortunate to have the opportunity to do biomedical research at the Webb-Waring Center in Aurora, Colorado. The Webb-Waring Center is a research center on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus that was founded in the early 1900s… Continue reading »

Ahad Qureshi ’21

Ahad and Perry

AKALA, Los Angeles, CA This summer I interned at AKALA, a tech start-up focused on providing college counseling for underprivileged children, starting from middle school. AKALA aims to utilize A.I. to build a platform that will not only provide assistance in guiding a child to extracurriculars or classes suited… Continue reading »

Grace Yang ’22

KIPP STAR Harlem Elementary School, New York, NY I spent this past summer working as an Operations Intern at KIPP STAR Harlem Elementary School, a charter school that seeks to disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline and to provide underprivileged youth with a stellar education. In a world where mass incarceration… Continue reading »