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Social Impact Employment


Develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for effective social change by working at a nonprofit or government agency, during the semester, IAP or summer. Refine your critical thinking and problem-solving skills, apply what you have learned in the classroom to “real-world” challenges, advance your leadership abilities, and strengthen your professional networks and your resume.

The PKG Social Impact Employment program allows MIT student to explore and experience the following strategies for social change:
  • Activism
  • Capacity Building
  • Community Economic Development
  • Community Education and Advocacy
  • Community-Engaged Scholarship
  • Community Organizing
  • Direct Service
  • Philanthropy
  • Social Entrepreneurship

The PKG social impact student jobs and internships are rigorous, progressively challenging and academically aligned to the maximum extent possible; yield significant community impact; build students' personal and professional skills and support career exploration.

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