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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 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.