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2014 SEE-Beyond Projects

A SEE-Beyond award can be used to support a wide range of experiences that put classroom learning into practice, or deepen a student's knowledge or understanding of the discipline. Internships, field research, artistic residencies, laboratory research, apprenticeships, productions... the list is as lengthy as it is varied. Below are the 2014 funded projects.

Program of Study


Anthropology International Partnership in Service Learning, Cuzco, Peru
Art History Summer Institute for Curatorial Practice at Hampshire College, Northampton, Massachusetts
Arts Administration Music & Programming intern, WYEP independent radio station, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Asian Studies Second Harvest Asia intern/Development programming for International Food Bank Conference, Tokyo, Japan
Biology A Visual Exploration of Algal Cell Wall Synthesis, National University of Ireland, Galway
Chemistry Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Emergency Medicine Research program intern, Boston, Massachusetts
Dance Exploring the Lived Experience of Black Women Through Dance, Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, Chicago, Illinois
Economics Bright Prospects Dream Team, Pomona, California
Education Studies Intern Teacher, Breakthrough Greater Boston, Tech Boston Academy, Dorchester, Massachusetts
Environmental Studies Sea Turtle Conservation & Research Program, Mote Marine Laboratory intern, Sarasota, Florida
Exercise Science Clinton Foundation Global Initiative's Health Team intern, New York, New York
Foreign Language-German International Relations & Development Analyst,Die Linke, Berlin, Germany
Foreign Language-Spanish Organizacion Juventud Ecuatoriana (JUVE), New York, New York
Gender Studies Foundation Toya, Port-Au-Prince, Haiti
Government Communications and Development Intern, Project Vote Smart, Philipsburg, Montana
History Revolutionary War research, "Schuyler Daughters", Saratoga National Historic Park, Stillwater, New York
International Affairs
Intern with Ambassador Carlos Garcia Gonzales, Permanent Mission of El Salvador to the UN, New York, NY
Latin American Studies Community Organization and Translation Services, Backstretch Employee Service Team, Saratoga Springs, NY
Management & Business Spirithouse Music intern, Northampton, Massachusetts
Neuroscience Molecular Neuroscience Research, Institute of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China
Physics Center of the Advancement of Science in Space-International Space Station Project Research Intern: RAS Labs, Quincy, MA & Department of Energy's Plasma Physics Lab, Princeton University
Psychology Margaret Murphy Center for Children intern, Auburn, Maine
Self-Determined Major-Dance Science
Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai research intern, New York, New York
Religious Studies Ethnographic Survey of the Ecumenical Community of Taizè, France
Sociology Atikus Insurance Inc, Development Intern, Microcredit loans, New York, New York