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  • Instagram, Policy Analyst (Contract Position)

    Instagram is looking for a Policy Analyst to support the Public Policy team on research, competitive analysis, outreach, programs, and anything necessary to make a small and scrappy team successful day to day.

  • Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia 2015 Internships

    Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia
    Internship Needs 2015

    Contact: Susan Dannenberg 215-715-9159

    The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is looking for interns. We are a 42-year old advocacy and education organization with exciting opportunities to work alongside our experienced staff to make positive changes in Philadelphia.

  • Apply for a Fox Fellowship

    The Fox Leadership Program is seeking 11 spirited Penn students to work in Philadelphia and Harrisburg this summer. Fellows receive a $3,000 stipend for a 10-week fellowship. There is some flexibility in the start date, but the preferred start date is late May/early June.

    The fellowships are with:

  • Become involved: Helen Gym City Council Campaign

    Helen Gym, a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, is running for Philadelphia City Council at-large in the Democratic Primary and is looking for students to become more involved in her campaign.

    Helen is a progressive education advocate who has been fighting for communities in Philadelphia for over 20 years. Please visit our website to learn more about Helen and join our mailing list to receive updates on the campaign:

  • Summer Intern: The Neighborhood Gardens Trust

    The Neighborhood Gardens Trust (NGT) acquires and preserves community gardens and shared open spaces to enhance quality of life in Philadelphia’s neighborhoods. NGT owns or leases 34 gardens and open spaces across Philadelphia. NGT handles matters related to the real estate, so gardeners can do what they do best — garden.

  • 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 ➝