Recent News

  • Internship at PolicyMap

    PolicyMap is currently seeking an intern who can work 2-3 days per week starting from this Fall work with their Data and Product Development team. An ideal candidate would be a self-starter, detailed-oriented, and possess skills in ArcGIS and database management. It would be a great opportunity for anyone who is passionate about data and mapping. Plus, this internship provides access to a great variety of datasets on city planning and policy!


  • Digital Scholarship Mapping Assistant

    The mapping assistant will assist the Digital Scholarship Team in experimenting with interactive geospatial applications for use by faculty and students at Penn. This will involve developing interactive geospatial applications, guides, and tutorials using a range of technologies, as well as maintaining and developing resources related to maps and geospatial data.

  • Let's Get Ready Looking for Undergraduate Tutors

    Let's Get Ready, a non-profit which aims to provide the resources necessary for students of all socioeconomic backgrounds to attend college is interested in recruiting freshman undergraduates to tutor SAT-math on Tuesday or SAT-reading/writing on Thursday evenings from 5:00-8:00 p.m., but we will happily consider applications from all grades!

  • Work Study Opportunity with the 40th Street Artist-in-Residence Program

    40th Street Artist-in-Residence Program (AIR) Intern

    10-12 hours/week

    September 2016-December 2016 with the option to stay on through April/May 2017

    Interested applicants please contact Gina Renzi ( with Resume

  • Policy Internship

    Reinvestment Fund Policy Solutions Group seeks an intern candidate for a temporary assignment. This opportunity will afford the right motivated, eager to learn, results-oriented individual an unrivaled platform to learn and train with some of the best talent in the community development field while contributing to the organizations strong social mission. Duties include:

  • Doctors Without Borders Volunteer Opportunity

    Do you want to help out with Forced From Home, produced by Doctors Without Borders? We’re looking for enthusiastic, friendly, and reliable volunteers to help us staff the Forced From Home exhibition and associated events.

    Exhibition Volunteers

    Exhibition Volunteers will assist in a variety of roles on-site at the exhibition, including: crowd management, visitor registration, virtual reality tent support, and logistics support. All volunteer shifts are a minimum of five hours.

  • Education Campaign Organizing Intern

    The 215 People’s Alliance is currently seeking a Campaign Intern for the Fall 2016 semester. 215 People’s Alliance (215PA) is a multiracial collaborative dedicated to fighting for equity and justice in Philadelphia at the ballot box, and in the streets. We are parents and neighbors, teachers and students, union members and block captains, cab drivers and cashiers working to unite a broad sector of Philadelphians to make meaningful change.

  • Anthony Zarate (URBS '12) named Illinois Teacher of the Year Finalist

    Anthony has been named as a finalist for the Illinois State Board of Education’s annual Teacher of the Year Award. Zarate, who has been with UNO Charter School Network for three years, teaches English Language Arts to 7th and 8th graders at UCSN Brighton Park Elementary School in Chicago.

  • Civic House Seeking Student Staff


  • Digital Scholarship Fellowship Opportunity for Undergrads

    Are you interested in making your work accessible to a wider audience online? In learning to integrate digital methods into your scholarship? In exploring how information can be archived and disseminated using digital technologies? In thinking critically about the technologies you use?