Student Worker

Summer Internship Experience: Natalie Owings

My time at La Tarte Tropézienne was a reality check on my ambition and my degree. I'm not saying I didn't enjoy my time there, in fact, it was an amazing experience. Unlike a typically discussed experience, my internship was a path towards self-discovery. To start, I was beyond excited to begin this summer work [...]

2021-10-06T18:17:07+00:00 October 6th, 2021|

Summer Internship Experience: JuliaGrace Walker

Many of our student workers were able to spend this summer participating in various internships outside of the Hunt Institute. Students often return from these experiences with a fantastic arsenal of newly acquired skills, ideas, and perspectives. This summer, the Undergraduate Program Manager in the Institute, JuliaGrace Walker, was a Staff Intern for Ambassador E. Tony [...]

2021-09-14T15:45:43+00:00 September 14th, 2021|

Summer Internship Experience: Sydney Lobato

Many of our student workers were able to spend this summer participating in various internships outside of the Hunt Institute. Students often return from these experiences with a fantastic arsenal of newly acquired skills, ideas, and perspectives. This summer, the Undergraduate Project Manager Team Lead in the Institute, Sydney Lobato, had an internship at AT&T [...]

2021-08-31T19:13:29+00:00 August 31st, 2021|

Summer Internship Experience: Sofia Murillo

Many of our student workers were able to spend this summer participating in various internships outside of the Hunt Institute. Students often return from these experiences with a fantastic arsenal of newly acquired skills, ideas, and perspectives. This summer, the Undergraduate Web Developer in the Institute, Sofia Murillo, had an internship at AT&T, and she shared [...]

2021-08-31T19:34:03+00:00 August 31st, 2021|

Waste to Energy Broader Impact Report

In the summer of 2020, Harshada Pednekar, at the time pursuing a master's degree in Environmental Engineering at SMU's Lyle School of Engineering, was approached by the Institute's Executive Director, Dr. Eva Csaky, to work on waste to energy research. Amidst the pandemic, Harshada joined the team remotely and immediately hit the ground running on [...]

2021-11-08T19:47:51+00:00 August 30th, 2021|

Summer Internship Experience: Mariana Midolo

Many of our student workers were able to spend this summer participating in various internships outside of the Hunt Institute. Students often return from these experiences with a fantastic arsenal of newly acquired skills, ideas, and perspectives. This summer, the Undergraduate Creative Development Lead in the Institute, Mariana Midolo, was a Business Systems Analyst Intern [...]

2021-08-24T20:22:50+00:00 August 24th, 2021|

Summer 2021 Recap

Summer in the Hunt Institute is always an exciting season of transition and growth for our team. Though the summer team is typically smaller with many of our student workers participating in internships or taking summer classes, it was nonetheless encouraging to be able to engage in person with our coworkers after adjusting to a [...]

2021-08-13T19:41:13+00:00 August 13th, 2021|

Summer Internship Experience: Sam Borton

Many of our student workers were able to spend this summer participating in various internships outside of the Hunt Institute. Students often return from these experiences with a fantastic arsenal of newly acquired skills, ideas, and perspectives. This summer, one of the undergraduate research analysts in the Institute, Sam Borton, was an intern at the [...]

2021-08-06T17:58:37+00:00 August 6th, 2021|

Lessons from Summer Internship: Worry Less and Dream More

Many of our student workers were able to spend this summer participating in various internships outside of the Hunt Institute. Students often return from these experiences with a fantastic arsenal of newly acquired skills, ideas, and perspectives. This summer, the undergraduate marketer in the Institute, John Morgan, spent six weeks working as a program specialist [...]

2021-08-02T20:52:29+00:00 July 26th, 2021|

Mapping the Social Enterprise Ecosystem: a student’s perspective

One of the fantastic opportunities for a select number of student researchers is to work directly with the Executive Director of the Hunt Institute, Dr. Eva Csaky. Our team members engage with the Global Development Lab pillar of the Institute, the Social Enterprise Program (SE), or the Inclusive Economic Consortium (IEC) initiative or work on [...]

2021-07-14T15:48:32+00:00 July 14th, 2021|