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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 examples of funded projects from past years.

Program of Study


American Studies Share Our Stories/Doc Workshops/Independent Documentary Project, Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, Los Angeles, California
Anthropology Refugee Assistance in Germany, Caritas International, LEA Messstetten, Germany
Anthropology Cultural Heritage Project, American Cetner for Mongolian Studies, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Art Intensive Study at Penald School of Craft (Penland, N.C.) and Arrowmont School of Craft (Gatlinburg, Tennessee)
Art Artist Residency Pending (Sitka Fellows/Wormfarm Institute/Kala Art Institute)
Biology Bread Lab Research Intern, University of Washington, Mt. Vernon, Washington
Biology Patient Outreach Program, Richmond Family Medicine/Maitri Health Care for Women
Chemistry Safe Passage Volunteer, Safe Passage, La Antigua, Guatemala
Chemistry Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Woodbury, N.Y.
Dance Dance as a tool for community integration and cross-cultural integration, Quito, Ecuador
Economics Legal Intern, Law Offices of Tenzin Wangyal, Tibetan Immigration Policy & Law, Long Island, N.Y.
Education Studies Education Youth Intern, Office of the Bronx Borough President, New York, N.Y.
Education Studies Education Department, Internship, WNET
Environmental Studies and Sciences International Study Abroad at Universidad de Salamanca, Cusco, Peru
Environmental Studies and Sciences Voice of Nature, Aetearoa, New Zealand
Environmental Studies and Sciences Marine Conservation Internship, Reef Environmental Education Foundation
Gender Studies Health Center Advocacy Program Community Engagement intern, Planned Parenthood, Philadelphia, Pennyslvania
Geosciences Juneau Ice Field Research Program, Foundation for Glacier & Environmental Research, Juneau, Alaska
Health and Exercise Science Sports Medicine Internship, Ventura Orthopedics, Ventura, California
History Intern for Archives of City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
History Cataloging Intern, Huntington Library, San Manno, Calif. 
International Affairs Citizenship & Immigration Intern, International Rescue Committee, New York, N.Y.
International Affairs Intern, European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium
Mathematics Mathematics/Coding Program Instructor, St. Mary's School, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Mathematics Product Design Intern, Utho Private Limited, New Delhi, India
Management & Business Financial Internship, Cape Cod Wealth Strategies, South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
Management & Business Intern, General Electric Global Operations Human Resources, Schenectady, N.Y.
Media & Film Studies Film Production Intern, Galileo Media Arts, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Media & Film Studies Album Creation/Studio Audio Prodcution, Starling Studios, Rutland, Vt. 
Neuroscience Research Assistant at Columbia University Psychiatry Department, New York, N.Y.
Political Science Communications Internship, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Washington, D.C.
Psychology Research Assistant, Harvard University's Gilbert Lab, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Psychology Research Assistant Kuhl Lab/Brain & Memory Lab, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
Self-Determined Social & Political Foundations of Education, SEE Beyond, Community Outreach Intern, CAPTAIN Youth & Family Services
Self-Determined Internship at the Maternal Infant Services Network, Port Jervis, N.Y.
Social Work Volunteer, Women's Center & Orphanage, Everest Foundation, Kathmandu, Nepal
Social Work Summer Internship, Common Justice, Vera Institute of Justice, New York, N.Y.
Sociology Photovoice: Understanding Homelessness in NYC, Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, New York, N.Y.
Theater Stella Adler Summer Conservatory, Stella Adler School of Acting, New York, N.Y.
Theater Williamstown Apprentice Program OR Commonwealth Shakespeare Apprenticeship
WLL: German Intensive Language Study, Vienna, Austria 
WLL: Spanish Consulting Intern, PosEcon Business Promotions, Madrid, Spain