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2016 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 2016 funded projects.

Program of Study


American Studies Interpretive historical researcher, Saratoga National Historical Park, National Park Service, Stillwater, N.Y.
Anthropology Spanish immersion in Maya archaeology laboratory, San Bartolo Mural Fragment Project, Antigua, Guatemala
Art The history, craft, conservation and restoration of book bindings, International Institute for Restoration and Preservation Studies, San Gemini, Italy
Art History Volunteer research and collections intern, Hearst Castle/Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument, San Simeon, Calif.
Biology Research assistant, seabird migration, Hokkaido University, Teuri Island, Japan
Chemistry Research internship, Schiller Laboratory, Mt. Sinai Hospital, NYC
Classics Senegal-Bandafassi Regional Archaeological Field School, Senegal
Computer Science Software developer intern, 404, JSC, Hanoi, Vietnam
Dance Intern, Alternative in Mankind Services (AIM), Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
English Seeking and writing real Paris, France, and Chekhov Institute, NYC
Environmental Studies and Sciences Climate change and protected areas assistant, Network of Managed Resources and Protected Areas (MRPA), Madagascar
Exercise Science Project Healthcare, Bellevue Hospital Center, NYC
Government (now Political Science) Research assistant, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
History Education department intern, National Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia, Pa.
Biostatistics undergraduate trainee/student, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Ga.
Management & Business International roomies, program internship, Perfect Strangers of New York City, NYC
Music Music Innovation Summer Institute at CMI, UCLA Center for Music Innovation, Los Angeles, Calif.
Religious Studies International Rescue Committee internship, Seattle, Wash.
Sociology Research study on Malawian textile industry, Blantyre, Malawi
Social Work Intern, Kamela Harris' Senate campaign, San Francisco, Calif.
Theater Orchard Project producing core, Orchard Project/The Exchange, NYC
WLL: Chinese Internship, Crossroads Foundation, Hong Kong
WLL: Japanese Internship with NTI Business Corporation, Nagoya, Japan, and Mizukoshi Company Ltd, Japan
WLL: Spanish Teaching assistant, Academia Manhattan, Cordoba, Spain