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Experiences

Exploring Life as a Teacher

English and Child Studies major Mac Mann-Wood ‘22 explored the reality of life as a teacher during her REAL placement.

Taking Team Beetle From the Field to the Lab

REAL student Paola Valle ‘20 brings data from a summer of field studies in the Sierras back to Santa Clara for further review

Making a difference in children's lives

Psychology major Alex Hagerty ’20 provided an engaging, fun, and educational experience to homeless children through the REAL program.

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Working towards justice for the disadvantaged

REAL student Olivia Mora ‘20 interned with the Federal Trade Commission investigating unfair business practices.

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The REAL Side of Data

REAL student Andrew Bake ‘20 used data to illustrate how climate change is affecting Nicaraguan farmers on the ground.

Tapping into the Inner Artist

Sophomore Millie Barman’s REAL internship was an important step in a promising career of creativity.

Marts makes Global Health her priority

Senior Sophie Marts' REAL summer internship confirmed that Global Health is the career for her.

A Local Twist on Visual Arts

Victoria Russo spent her summer painting a mural for the local community and helping educate local high school students in the Arts.

REAL Internship Propels SCU Alumnus Toward Prestigious Fellowship

Alex McCarty ‘18 obtains Thomas Cole Fellowship, post-graduation

Past and Future REAL Scholars Engage and Network with Mentors

May event prepared new scholars for summer work and projects

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Recent SCU Alumna Gets REAL About Her Work at the Triton Museum

Athena Snyder '18 takes art world by storm thanks to the REAL program.

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Student Trio Launches SCU-Cisco Internship Collaboration

REAL@Work is next phase of successful REAL program

Dream Career Starts With Summer Internship In Hollywood

Deadline Looms for REAL Program’s 2019 Summer Internships

CAS Students Get REAL About Summer Internships

McCullough, del Toro, Hmelar, and Bose network REAL experiences in Seattle

$1 Million Endowment to Support Student Research, Internships in Physics

SCU’s innovative REAL Program helped more than 127 students in the College of Arts and Sciences get paid for meaningful research and internships last summer.

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Pursuing Second Degree, Elizabeth Jonasson '19 Researches Composition and Language

REAL creative project allows Jonasson to create new music

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Filoli-SCU Partnership Provides Student Museum Intern Opportunity

Maggie Debrovner ‘19 takes on archival research thanks to REAL Program

Double Major Explores Sustainability, Reintroduces Endangered Flora

Student-faculty collaboration aims to grow numbers of rare plant species

SCU Senior Helps Create Accessible Healthcare Policy

Internship supported by VGPHLP and CAS REAL Program

Neuroscience Student Researches Anxiety-Alcoholism Connection

Prestigious DeNardo Grant supports a 2-year collaborative research opportunity

Biochem Intern Uses Lasers to Study Drugs

Cameron Read ‘21 joins the Grace Stokes lab for summer research