Recent News

  • In Memoriam, Norm Glickman

    Norm Glickman, Urban Studies founder and long-time cheerleader and nudger,  passed away on the evening of May 8 surrounded by his family and close friends.  

    Norm put in place the guiding principles that shaped Urban Studies at Penn in the late 1960's/early 1970's when, as an Assistant Professor in City Planning, he took on a group of idealistic and committed undergraduates interested in studying cities.

  • NYC City Planning Internship

    This internship, offered through the Capital Planning Division of NYC Capital Planning, offers interns the opportunity to learn about strategic capital investment planing in New York City. 

  • Urban Tree Connection

    Civic House is offerring a paid summer internship through Urban Tree Connection, a community-based non-profit that aims to "work with residents in Philadelphia’s historically marginalized urban communities to transform abandoned open spaces into safe and functional places that inspire and promote positive human interaction."

    Interns will support the communications, marketing social media, and development aspects of their work

  • RealArts@PENN Internship Prizes

    For the fourth year, RealArts@PENN is offering an internship prize specifically designed to help with costs associated with unpaid & underpaid internships.  This prize is intended specifically for students who have been offered an internship in an arts-related or creative field.
    Undergraduates from any school and grade level are eligible for the RealArts@PENN prize.
    One of these prizes is reserved specifically for a rising sophomore.

  • Penn Park Orchard Outreach Internship

    Location: University of Pennsylvania, Facilities and Real Estate Services
    Stipend: Hourly wage based on level of experience
    Dates: May – November 2019
    Schedule: 15‐20 hours per week

  • Teach for America

    The final deadline for juniors to apply to Teach For America (TFA) is Friday, April  12th at 11:59pm.


    By applying, you have the opportunity to end your junior year with a potential full time job offer in hand to join TFA and their network of change makers to accelarte profound progress in our nation.


  • Fall 2019 GIS Fellowship

    Philadelphia City Council is now seeking applicants for their GIS Fellowship for the fall 2019 term.
    Though the program is typically geared towards graduate students, they are also happy to accept applications from recent grads, or outstanding undergraduates.
    Click here for information on eligibility, the fellowship, and more.
  • NYC Summer Internship Working for a Tech/Transportation Start-Up

    The Company

    OurBus, an intercity bus startup, is looking for Interns in NY this summer!

  • Congratulations to Gabriella Lott (URBS '19)

    Congrats are in order to Gabby Lott on receiving the James Brister Society Student Leadership Award for 2019!

  • 2019 Internships with the Share Food Program

    The Share Food Program is looking for interns for Spring and Summer 2019 looking to make a real difference in Greater Philadelphia. Share Food Program is a fast-paced and lively 501(c)(3) non-profit that welcomes big ideas and big personalities at our North Philadelphia warehouse and offices at 2901 W Hunting Park Ave.