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The Evolving Media Landscape: An Internship with NPR

Guest Student Contributor, September 21, 2017

By Meghan McDavid T’18 Prominently displayed in NPR’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. is a poster of longtime NPR host Michel Martin invoking Shirley Chisholm to describe NPR’s independent status. “We are ‘unbought and unbossed.’ The listeners own us.” The reality Continue Reading 


“You Make a Life By What You Give”

Guest Student Contributor, September 12, 2017

An Internship With The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation By Zoltan Czinkoczky T’18 As you walk around the headquarters of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation in Concord, NH, you sense that it’s a special place. First of all, the building used to be a Baptist church, among others. Continue Reading 


Creating Impact Through A Venture Capital Firm

Guest Student Contributor, August 31, 2017

By Joe Henderson T'18 Coming to Tuck from my previous career at a startup, I knew I was interested in exploring the venture capital (VC) space as an opportunity to combine my past experiences and my Tuck education to provide financing and strategic guidance to startups. Through my summer internship Continue Reading 


My Summer as an Education Pioneers Fellow at Rocketship

Guest Student Contributor, August 29, 2017

By Erica Toews T’18 Writer Clint Smith has four core principles posted in his high school English class: “Read critically. Write consciously. Speak clearly. Tell your truth.” Over the course of three workshops, my cohort of twenty-five Education Pioneers Fellows internalized this message, embracing vulnerability and engaging Continue Reading 


Internship Diary: Boston Children’s Hospital

Guest Student Contributor, October 26, 2016

By Julia Tsang T'17 I came to Tuck to gain a well-rounded business foundation that would allow me to make a meaningful impact on the health care delivery system. I’m particularly interested in technology solutions that redefine the way patients interact with our health care system. During the Continue Reading 


Internship Diary: National Public Radio (NPR)

Guest Student Contributor, October 03, 2016

By Ben Chandler T'17 This summer, with help from Tuck GIVES, I interned at NPR in Washington, D.C. as a consultant in the office of the COO. It was far and away the most rewarding experience I could have asked for in a summer internship. The work I Continue Reading 


Internship Diary: Save the Children

Guest Student Contributor, September 28, 2016

By David Washer T'17 In 2015, there were 214 million new cases of malaria and 438,000 malaria deaths worldwide. Even though the disease is entirely preventable and curable, malaria continues to be one of the five leading causes of death in children under five years of age. Given the magnitude of this Continue Reading 


Internship Diary: The World Health Organization

Guest Student Contributor, September 23, 2016

By Caroline Defay T'16 “Should we say leverage?” “Utilize, let’s say utilize.” I erase the word leverage and replace it by utilize as a room filled with state officials register my every move and read my every word projected on a big screen. It Continue Reading 


Working for a Nonprofit, with an MBA Lens

Guest Student Contributor, September 21, 2016

By Marshall Wallach T’17 When I first engaged with CEO Doug Price about a brand strategy internship at Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Service (RMPBN), I was a bit taken aback at how perfect the opportunity was on multiple fronts. In the planning stages of a $30 million capital campaign, Continue Reading 


An Internship with the Department of Defense

Guest Student Contributor, September 15, 2016

By Olivia Jones T'17 The Pentagon, as they tell every tour group, houses 26,000 employees. It holds civilian and military personnel, an impressive gym in the basement, and a shocking number of fast-food chain restaurants. All that novelty aside, I can think of no other organization with such a critical mission, Continue Reading 


Internship Diary: The Social Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Guest Student Contributor, September 12, 2016

By Xiaoxiao Yang T’17 I spent the summer working with Impact Hub, a global network of social entrepreneurship communities, co-working spaces, and programs. The first Impact Hub was founded in London in 2005 with the idea that people who had decided to dedicate their lives to new ways of confronting Continue Reading 


Profits & Purpose: My Internship with Inspiring Capital

Guest Student Contributor, September 07, 2016

By Anjali Patel T’17 While the prestige and security of more traditional MBA pursuits had their appeal, I was committed to finding an internship at an organization that was making sustainable impact. In particular, I was looking for an opportunity to explore the social sector broadly while working in Continue Reading 


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