Jeffrey L. Pressman Awards
Talented MIT undergraduates are recognized annually with the Jeffrey L. Pressman Award for research or internship in U.S. government, politics, policy, law, or education.
Pressman Awards include stipends of up to $6,500 each, in support of special summer projects or internships in issues related to American politics. The project should focus on a legal, political, institutional, or policy issue. All MIT undergraduates returning to campus as undergraduates in the fall semester are eligible to apply.
Recent Pressman internships and projects have included:
- Internship at the Center for American Progress working on a project developing a long- term economic growth strategy for the US
- Internship at the Department of Energy's Office of Nuclear Energy focusing on enhancement of US nuclear security through defense, non-proliferation and environmental efforts
- Internship with the Senate Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts
- A research project collecting original data and performing data analysis on the Ohio Educational Choice Scholarship program
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Internship at the MIT Washington, DC Office on Education issues
Internship at the US Department of Health and Human Services on the Idea Lab
Internship at the Aerospace Corporation as a program and policy intern
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Internship at Child Care Aware
Internship at the MIT Washington, DC Office on Energy issues
Internship at the US Department of the Interior on Environmental issues
Internship at the Department of Justice Anti Trust Economic Analysis Group in Washington, DC working on Economic Justice issues
Internship at US Senator Harry Reid’s Office working on Constituent issues and education
Internship at the Center for Effective Government working on Regulatory policy