The Class of 1975 Internship Program provides funds to extend students’ learning beyond the Williams classroom. Internship support provides for off-campus opportunities, most of which are non-profit and community service oriented.
Pulitzer Arts Foundation, St. Louis, MO This summer, I interned at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation in my hometown of St. Louis. The Pulitzer is a small, non-collecting museum that was started in 2001 by Emily Pulitzer, widow of the newsman Joseph Pulitzer’s grandson. An interesting side note: The building is… Continue reading »
Ethiopia Education Initiatives, New York, NY This summer I had the wonderful opportunity to work with Ethiopia Education Initiatives as an Educational Research Intern for the Haile-Manas Academy (HMA). I, along with another Williams student, worked in close contact with both students and faculty of HMA to transform our ideas… Continue reading »
Massachusetts Immigrant and Advocacy Coalition, Boston, MA This summer, I had the privilege to intern with the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy (MIRA) Coalition. MIRA was founded in 1987 and advocates for the rights of immigrants and refugees at federal, state, and local levels. MIRA’s work encompasses political, legislative,… Continue reading »
YMCA Power Scholars Academy, Ketchum, ID Staff and student mentors in our core values of the week superhero outfits—I was Captain Learning (in pink). I’ve always been fond of working with kids, and have marveled at the power a single teacher holds in shaping the path of learning, growth,… Continue reading »
Legal Services NYC, Disability Advocacy Project, Brooklyn, NY Alexandra sitting at her desk in the midst of a typical day at the office. In front the pad lists all the cases that haven’t been taken by a lawyer. I have long struggled to find a field in which… Continue reading »