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Experiences

A Passion for Marine Science

Environmental Science major Fiona Mulhern ’21 got the opportunity to study marine biology as a research assistant funded by the REAL program.

Bringing the Museum Experience Online

Through the REAL program, Studio Art major Shae Kennedy ’21 participated in a virtual internship where she created fun art activities for kids and their families to do online.

Success in a Virtual Congressional Campaign

Through the REAL program, Political Science major Abby Roubal ’21 deepened her understanding of politics as an intern on a congressional campaign.

Transcribing Hidden Knowledge from the Past

Classics major Max Gavenman ’22 transcribed religious artifacts from Latin to English and learned about life in ancient Rome in an internship through the REAL program.

Tackling Food Insecurity and Promoting Food Justice on Campus

Through the REAL program, Chloe Gentile-Montgomery '21 researched food insecurity at SCU in an effort to reduce stigma and work towards food justice on campus.

Turning Passion into Action

REAL student Alexa DeSanctis ’20 shares about her values and the passion that drives her towards making meaningful change in the world.

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

Growing through Art

REAL student Yesenia Magdaleno-Solis ’20 looks to utilize art as a way to “cultivate creative confidence” in the next generation.

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.

Olivia Mora '20
Working towards justice for the disadvantaged

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

Andrew Bake '20
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

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