Embark Internships

EMBARK INTERNSHIPS

As an organization whose mission is to support students on their educational journeys, Embark is always excited to host talented college engineering interns. We welcome students during both the summer as well as the school year. We participate in MIT’s IAP (Independent Activities Period) Externship program and welcome engineering interns from all schools and college years.

 

FEATURED INTERNS

CHARVI GOPAL

Summer 2019
School: MIT
Project work: internationalizing Embark Campus for the Asian market

Internship Bio: During her freshman year, as a research assistant with MIT's Teaching Systems Lab, Charvi designed segments of a teacher-training simulation. During the winter of her sophomore year, she co-developed an internal tool for a Boston-based AI education technology startup.

Charvi has grown up in four countries and enjoys roaming the outdoors while birdwatching. At MIT, she explored several rivers while coxing boats with the women’s varsity crew team during her freshman year.

Charvi is studying towards a B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from MIT in 2021 with a concentration in Comparative Media Studies.

JENNING CHEN

Winter 2019
School: MIT
Project work: automated testing, including populating randomly generated sample data into applications and testing API endpoint security

Internship Bio: Jenning has been a learning assistant for her college's Introduction to Machine Learning course. Additionally, she has worked for a MIT research group on the development of Squadbox, an anti-bullying web application which filters and tags harassing mail.

In her free time, Jenning loves to hike; she recently traveled to Canada and New Zealand to explore the natural beauty. She also enjoys photography and watching movies.

Jenning is studying towards a B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from MIT in 2021 with a minor in Economics.

MICHAEL HIEBERT

Summer 2018
School: MIT
Project work: expanding on the visual editor used by administrators to edit and customize their applications.

Internship Bio: Outside of Embark, Michael is a rising sophomore at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. At school, he is a cadet in the Army ROTC program and a defensive midfielder on the Varsity Lacrosse team.

Michael has worked as a research intern at the United States Military Academy and volunteered with the Children’s Aid Society at Wagon Road Camp, a summer program for underprivileged children in New York City.

Michael is studying towards a B.S. in Computer Science from MIT in 2021, with a minor in Russian Studies.

SOPHIA ZHENG

Summer 2017
School: Harvard
Project work: adding features for universities to participate in the nomination process for national scholarships

Internship Bio: Sophia enjoys her role in Women in Business, where she’s organized a conference to empower high school women interested in business careers. She has served as a teaching assistant for CSTUY’s Summer Hackers Immersion Program and volunteered as a University Settlement tutor for low-income families.

Sophia grew up in New York City and loves exploring all the city has to offer. In her free time, she loves to dance and continue her training in classical ballet.

Sophia is studying towards a B.A. in Computer Science and Economics from Harvard University in 2020.