Impact

ExcitED by the numbers

2022 Metrics

ExcitED Gets Results.

The ExcitED team secured a variety of paid summer internships in the fields of Biotechnology and entrepreneurship. The internships offered our students the opportunity to work in an authentic environment under the mentorship of industry professionals.

The ExcitED team is super proud of our students and partners for all their work and commitment. Here is to growing the program and to future success!

Students working on the first day of their paid summer internship with ProofPilot, a company that maintains a research platform allowing users to design, manage, launch and participate in research studies.

Students working on the first day of their paid summer internship with ProofPilot, a company that maintains a research platform allowing users to design, manage, launch and participate in research studies.

Internship Spots: 30

Student Stipends: $38,650

Students brainstorming various marketing topics during their paid summer internship at ProofPilot.

Students brainstorming various marketing topics during their paid summer internship at ProofPilot.

Data

Summer Internships:
% Improved!

  • Managing & Completing Projects 90% 90%
  • Receiving Feedback 99% 99%
  • Not Being Afraid to Fail 85% 85%

This is data from a post-internship exit survey (n=30) of high school students in a variety of summer internships.

"The most important skill that I learned from this internship was how to adapt. There was a focus change halfway through the experience, and I had to communicate with my peers to see how we would adapt to the change."
Emma Torok
Emma Torok
"Well, the simple fact of meeting these people opened many doors for me to what I need. The connections are very important because maybe in the future they can help me with work. Everything I learned has inspired me to start a business."
Kimberly Rivas Palestino
Kimberly Rivas Palestino
"I learned how to adapt to new situations, interact with people in a professional environment for long periods of time and take initiative."
Malena Bielski
Malena Bielski

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