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Pre-2020 Student Blog Posts

  • The Five Secrets No One Tells You about Internships

    Melanie Wolff is a junior studying Urban Studies. She participated in the Penn in Washington semester during Fall 2014. She interned at Achieve, Inc. – one of the top education reform non-profits in the US. This previous summer, she interned for the Helmsley Charitable Trust in New York City as their Education intern. She can be reached at melwolff@sas.upenn.edu. See below for some great advice from Melanie:

  • Featured Internship: The Brookings Institution

    This week's featured blogger is Priyanka Varma, a fifth-year senior from the College majoring in International Relations. Rather than graduating last spring, Priyanka chose to stay at Penn to explore the world of politics in a more in-depth way, by participating in the Penn in Washington fall semester program. Read on as she shares her thoughts on her internship.