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  • Dean Summer Leadership Program | Sadie Nash Leadership Project

    Sadie Nash Leadership Project is a non-profit organization that promotes leadership, service and activism among high school aged young women in New York City and Newark, NJ. Their program is designed to strengthen, empower, and equip young women as agents for change in their lives and in the world.

  • Project Associate Position at MTWB

    This position is open to seniors only.

    Make The World Better (mtwb) is a nonprofit organization working to improve communities one park, one neighborhood at a time. We envision a fully engaged city where members of all neighborhoods take pride and ownership over their communities. Our work is currently focused around engaging communities through comprehensive public park revitalization projects with a focus on sustainability, partnership building and civic engagement.

  • Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellowship

    The Cleveland Foundation, the world’s first community foundation, will begin accepting applications for the Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellowship program on January 23, 2017! Now entering its second year, this opportunity offers emerging young leaders from across the country the skills and networks needed to create the community they envision and jumpstart a career in public service.

  • Summer Internship at NARP

    The National Association of Railroad Passengers is launching year two of their Summer by Rail program, and they are looking for a smart, dedicated young person to spend a month riding, biking, and hiking across a connected America!

  • Internships at Philadelphia Parks Alliance

    The Philadelphia Parks Alliance is looking for energetic, skilled interns for 2017. Founded in 1984, the Parks Alliance is the voice of Philadelphia's parks and recreation users—advocating for and supporting one of the largest urban recreation systems in the country. We cultivate Philadelphia into becoming a healthy, vibrant, and sustainable city for all.

  • Penn-in-Havana Summer Abroad

    Experience the complexity of contemporary Cuba through its contemporary art, architecture and visual culture!

    This intensive summer travel course runs during Summer Session I and features 12 days on the island.  It requires that students maintain a Philadelphia residence through the end of June, 2016. While in Cuba, students will visit various artists' studios, collections, architectural monuments, and historical sites in the cities of Havana, Cienfuegos, Trinidad, and the rural village of Viñales.

  • Penn Program for Public Service Summer Internship

    PPPS is a 12-week summer internship program through the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at Penn consisting of:


  • 2017 SFMTA Summer Internship

    The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) Student Intern Program is currently accepting applications for summer 2017. Please refer to the file attatchment below for more details. If you have any questions, please contact Kristen Nugent at


  • Izzy Korostoff (URBS '18) named 2016 Digital Humanities Fellow

    Congratulations to Izzy Korostoff on being named a Digital Humanities Fellow!

  • Become an Urban Teacher and Earn a Masters from JHU

    Urban Teachers is a pioneering teacher preparation program that is transforming the way people are prepared for a career in teaching. Through hands-on training, coaching and peer supports, we give teachers the skills they need to improve outcomes for students in high-needs communities. 

    Why Urban Teachers? Our four-year program equips you to be a great teacher in Washington, DC, Baltimore, MD, and Dallas/Fort Worth, TX.  We currently work in pre-K to 12th grade classrooms in public schools and charter schools in DC, Baltimore, and Dallas/Fort Worth.