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“2017 TEDxBeaconStreet Interview with Nick Schwartz. Love gives resiliency. As a counselor at a camp for kids whose parents have or had cancer, some of the strongest people Nick has met are 7. Nick Schwartz is a Mechanical Engineer Senior at MIT. Having worked on projects from energy to transportation to medicine, he’s led a typical busy lifestyle of an undergraduate at MIT. However, he has found the key to maintaining a positive and introspective attitude through an organization called Camp Kesem.

Camp Kesem is a student-run organization, of which he has been part of since his first year. It serves children who have a parent that has been affected by cancer with a summer camp, where Nick is a counselor. He has been on the coordinating board for the organization for 2 years, and during this time has learned a lot about hardship, love, and gratitude.”


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Nick Schwartz

Nick Schwartz

Nick Schwartz is a Mechanical Engineer Senior at MIT. Having worked on projects from energy to transportation to medicine, he’s led a typical busy lifestyle of an undergraduate at MIT. However, he has found the key to maintaining a positive and introspective attitude through an organization called Camp Kesem.

Camp Kesem is a student-run organization, of which he has been part of since his first year. It serves children who have a parent that has been affected by cancer with a summer camp, where Nick is a counselor. He has been on the coordinating board for the organization for 2 years, and during this time has learned a lot about hardship, love, and gratitude.