O’Herron-Burleigh Internship Program

The O’Herron-Burleigh Internship Program was established in 2012 by Jonathan O’Herron ’51 and his daughter Anne O’Herron Burleigh P’09, P’13, P’16. The internship provides an opportunity for students with an interest in non-profit, education, or other charitable pursuits.

Sarah Hua ’24

Sarah Hua working.

Housing Options & Planning Enterprises Inc. (H.O.P.E.), Oxon Hill, MD This summer, I worked with Housing Options & Planning Enterprises (H.O.P.E.) as a remote grant writer and research intern. H.O.P.E. is a non-governmental organization interested in fostering individual and community self-sufficiency in the low- to moderate-income communities of color in… Continue reading »

Daltie Mitchell ’23

Daltie Mitchell at work.

Pittsfield Public Schools, Pittsfield, MA This summer, I had the opportunity to work as a curriculum equity intern for Pittsfield Public Schools to improve their elementary-level reading curricula. Before the internship started, we were asked to read The Knowledge Gap by Natalie Wexler, a book that exposes the root of… Continue reading »

Maya Principe ’23

Selfie of Maya Principe and team.

Connecticut River Valley Farmworker Health Program, Boston, MA This summer I secured a public health internship at the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers through the Health Career Connection program. Within the League, I worked for the Connecticut River Valley Farmworker Health Program (CRVFHP) to support more than 26 community… Continue reading »

Brandi Carr ’22

Berkshire Bridges-Working Cities Pittsfield, Pittsfield, MA This summer, I had the opportunity to pursue an internship at Berkshire Bridges-Working Cities (BBWC), a nonprofit organization focusing on providing resources to underserved residents in Pittsfield. In my position as a Continuity Strategy Intern, I worked alongside my supervisor and team members in… Continue reading »

Darío Herrera ’22

Child Educational Center, La Cañada, CA This summer I was grateful to intern with the Child Educational Center (CEC), a progressive child care nonprofit dedicated to the continuous innovation of early childhood education. Located in La Cañada, the CEC was established to serve the growing childcare needs of Caltech and… Continue reading »

Cinthya Maldonado ’23

Pittsfield Public Schools, Pittsfield, MA I worked for the NAACP Berkshire County Chapter on research and curriculum development. The organization advocates for progressive change through collection of data, dissemination of information, influencing policy and being timely in their response to major issues of injustice in the Berkshires. As a team,… Continue reading »

Nikitah Gaju ’23

Picture of Nikitah Gaju with laptop

Kigutu International Academy, Village Health Works, New York, NY I was fortunate to spend the summer working as an admissions intern with the Kigutu International Academy—an initiative by the Village Health Works that opened its doors to young brilliant minds across Burundi this fall. As an admissions intern, some of… Continue reading »

Elijah Parks ’23

Selfie of Elijah Parks '23

Washington Jesuit Academy, Office of Student and Alumni Success, Washington, DC First off, I would like to thank Ms. Anne O. Burleigh and the ’68 Center for Career Exploration for supporting me with this internship. It is a blessing and I am incredibly grateful for the opportunity. This summer… Continue reading »

Heidi Leeds ’22

Heidi Leeds '22 writing in a notebook

Rise Scholars and Hamilton School, Novato, CA SummerHawks is an academic program at the Hamilton School in Novato, California, designed to help prepare underprivileged students succeed in school. Many SummerHawks students are behind academically and the program aims to help them catch up to grade level in essential skills like… Continue reading »

Aayushi Pramanik ’21

Aayushi Pramanik – Photo2

SuitUp, New York, NY This summer, I had the honor of working at SuitUp in New York City. SuitUp is a non-profit organization that aims to increase college and career awareness for low-income middle and high school students by organizing business competitions in partnership with big companies. In this… Continue reading »

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