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"I am grateful for my time as an SAO-UMass/LIP intern. This experience exposed me to a field that I am now passionate about, which has led to my return to the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian Center as a full-time Mechanical Engineer!" - Elias Aguirre Contreras


Naomi Aponte, Undergraduate Student in Environmental Engineering, UMass Lowell, and Intern in Pagsuyoin Research Laboratory, UMass Lowell

Kira Cote, Undergraduate Student in Nuclear Engineering, UMass Lowell

Steve Espinoza Diaz, Undergraduate Student in Physics, UMass Lowell

Miranda Harkess, Undergraduate Student in Physics, UMass Boston

Rachel Nere, Undergraduate Student in Physics, UMass Boston, and Intern in Christopher Moore Research Group, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Wasiim Ouro-Sama, Software Engineer, Google, California


Alberto Chavez, UMass Chan Medical School Innovation Internship Program, Information Technology

Helton Pongnon, Associate Software Engineer at Insight, Inc.

Aditya Pothanaboyina, Consultant, Capgemini, Incorporated, California

Keysha Rosado, Laboratory Technician, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Onyekachi Uwazuruonye-Anyanwu, Pursuing a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree at the University of Wisconsin Madison Pharmacy School


Elias Aguirre Contreras, Mechanical Engineer, Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian

Erin Donovan, Undergraduate Student in Physics, UMass Lowell and Observing Fellow at Lowell Center for Space Science and Technology

Carleano Libretto, Institutional Research Database Analyst at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Alexander MacLeod, Undergraduate Student in Chemical Engineering with minors in Management and Mathematics, UMass Lowell

Emmanuel Sekyi, Research and Development Engineer, Boston Scientific, Maple Grove, Minnesota

Frances Skinner, Pursuing a PhD in Chemistry at the University of New Hampshire after working 3 years as a Physical Scientist at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory


Nassika Dabel, Fellow, Concrete Rose Capital

Edwin Dely, Validation Engineer, Ellab - Validation & Monitoring Solutions, Nashua, New Hampshire

Malcom Gyagenda, Engineering Management Post Graduate student at the University Of Massachusetts Lowell

Dalton Grady, Undergraduate Student in Computer Science, UMass Lowell and REBLS Leadership Academy Fellow, UMass Amherst

Alexander MacLeod, Undergraduate Student in Chemical Engineering with Minors in Management and Mathematics, UMass Lowell


Fernando Mazzoni, Data Scientist at, Somerville, Massachusetts

Christina Michel, Manufacturing Associate, Moderna, Boston

Shanelle Samuels, Senior Clinical Research Associate, Verve Therapeutics, Brookline, Massachusetts

Marie Terrell, IT Specialist - Configuration Manager for the Chandra Data Systems group at SAO, Cambridge


Oscar De La Rosa, Detection & Response Analyst at Expel

Arielle Joasil, Research Assistant, Center for Advanced Computation and Telecommunications

Sarah Miller, Literacy Director for the City of Lowell, Massachusetts

Jasmine Oliveira, Full-Stack Engineer Engineer at a new startup called Jellyfish, Inc. She works on a tool that analyzes resource allocation and performance for tech executives. Her work varies a lot but she is primarily coding and designing creative technical solutions for interesting problems.


Nicholas Baeza Hochmuth, Salesforce Systems Architect at Squadle, Incorporated

Lorenzo Barrett, Intelligence Operations Developer for IBM X-Force IRIS

Forest Mathieu, PhD Candidate, Department of Physics, Brown University

Victoria Souza, Cultivation Logistics Manager at Holistic Health Group, Incorporated