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Winners of first annual #myMISTI video contest announced

Winning videos demonstrate what it's like to be an MIT student interning, researching, and teaching around the globe.
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This summer, the MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives (MISTI) — an international education program for faculty and students at MIT — asked its participants to try something new: show, don’t tell. In an effort to experience interning, researching, teaching, and collaborating through the eyes of an MIT student, MISTI requested footage from over 550 students who went abroad this summer. From Chile to Australia, current MISTI students submitted videos in four categories: MISTI in a Minute, Day in the Life of a MISTI Student, My MISTI Project, and Best Foreign Language Clip.

On Sept. 10 MISTI announced the contest winners at its annual open house. Winners received $500 and MISTI swag. All submissions can be watched on MISTI’s YouTube channel. Watch the winning videos below!

MISTI in a Minute

Winners (tie): June Park (top) and Erica Du

Day in a Life

Winner: Tim Lu

Runner up: Marol Escajeda

My MISTI Project

Winner: Joseph Lim

Runner up: Clarissa Towle

Best Foreign Language Clip

Winner: Jacqueline Kuo

Each year, MISTI — part of MIT’s School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (MIT-SHASS) — sends over 750 students to intern, teach, and research in more than 19 locations worldwide. Are you an MIT undergrad or graduate student? Get involved early:

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