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  • Summer 2015 jobs with the Netter Center


    Undergraduates at $10/hr
    Graduates at $12/hr

    Interested in spending your summer in Philadelphia? Want to build relationships with K-12 children through summer academic and enrichment programming?

    Consider working with the Netter Center this summer!

  • Transportation Resource Associates, Inc. Intern: Spring/Summer 2015

    About TRA
    Transportation Resource Associates, Inc. provides management and technical consulting services to the transportation industry, especially in public transit operations, safety, security, and maintenance. TRA’s work includes safety program development, federal and state regulatory compliance assessments, and transit agency systems analyses. TRA provides its clients with detailed written findings and recommendations based on detailed reports, data, and both quantitative and qualitative analyses.

    Intern Position Description

  • United Nations UNHATE Contest

    The United Nations Department of Public Information, in cooperation with the UNHATEFoundation, launched the UNHATE NEWS initiative as part of its efforts to create a world without hate and where human rights are recognized. As a powerful and thought provoking digital initiative, its objective is to invite people to create news "stories" they would like to see come true, stories whose inherent ideas provoke thought and actions.

  • Bodek Prize for Research on Interracial and Interfaith Relations

    The Urban Studies Program, through funding from “The Gordon Bodek Program in Urban Studies for Enhancing Dialogue, Inquiry, and Public Sensitivity about Interracial and Interfaith Relations” seeks to encourage outstanding undergraduate research on issues related to this topic.  The Gordon Bodek Prize will be awarded annually to a student in any of the undergraduate departments and schools at Penn for the best paper addressing issues of interracial and interfaith relations.

  • CultureBlocks Receives Recognition from the Harvard Ash Center

    Urbs Co-Director Mark Stern & SIAP Director Susan Seifert get shouts out for their CultureBlocks mapping tool, from the Harvard Ash Center's Bright Idea Program. Read the full story ➝