US Forest Service
Philadelphia Field Station
Urban forestry research internship – for graduate students
Topic: Archival and primary literature searches about urban forest history and citizen science data quality
Position description: The student will support ongoing research for two projects: (a) historic research using archival materials about the development of Philadelphia’s urban forest, and (b) a literature review regarding data quality in citizen science.
Summer Fellowship Opportunities
Philadelphia City Councilman David Oh’s office has a need for an unpaid intern to assist their efforts in addressing the heroin and opioid epidemic in Philadelphia.
Spiral Q is a multidisciplinary ensemble of artists, activists, and cultural organizers who work to build strong and equitable communities characterized by creativity, joy, can-do attitudes and the courage to act on their convictions. I've worked here for the past two years (including last summer), and I've had a great time and learned a lot about arts education and n
MetroLab Network is a recently-launched network of more than 20 city-university partnerships focused on “smart cities”.
Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation (PCDC) is seeking an Planning and Development intern for the summer semester. This is a non-paid opportunity but work study students are also accepted.
Broad Street Ministry (BSM) is seeking internship candidates to work in the areas of capacity building through volunteer recruitment, coordination, scheduling, leading group orientations, and supervising volunteers during BSM services (meal, mail, personal care, art therapy & clothing closet).
Paul wrote a piece for PlanPhilly in coordination with PennPraxis' upcoming Praxis Dialogues, on what makes art truly public in Philly's current era of urban renewal: