Elli Stogiannou ’22 took advantage of the resources provided by the Career Development Office (CDO) and got PCIP funding to do an internship at the Hellenic National Commission for UNESCO in Athens, Greece.
Luis Estrada ’22, Michelle Garcia ’22, Joanna Rodriguez ’21 and Fred Zucule ’21 are participating in a unique research internship at City of Hope thanks to a partnership with the Quantitative Skills Center.
Dwight Stirling '92 co-founded Veterans Legal Institute to help veterans in Orange County. Stirling majored in philosophy at Pomona College and went on to receive a law degree from the University of Southern California.
Taking the train to L.A. for an internship during the school year takes time – students often start work at 10 to allow for the commute – but many say the train beats fighting traffic even if someone has access to a car.
There’s a challenge in computer science – specifically, in face-tracking software that cannot read the faces of people with dark skin. Chinasa Okolo ’18, a computer science major, is working to fix that.
"I’ve seen how summer research allows students to gain command of an area in their chosen discipline, and carry the confidence and excitement from that experience forward in their undergraduate careers and beyond."