Recent News

  • Alexa Salas (URBS2017) and colleagues publish an article about the project for which they won the President's Engagement Prize -

    Alexa interned and volunteered at Puentes De Saludas in South Philadelphia during her junior and senior years.  Her senior seminar paper took up the question of how the family engagement of Latina immigrants and after-school programing could make a difference in the educational attainment of Latina and Latino immigrant sdudents. She went on to refine her paper for honors.  This article draws on her research and, of course, the experience she and her colleagues have in implementing the program Lanzando Lideres or launching leaders. 

  • AMERICORPS VISTA POSITIONS

    NKCDC seeks outstanding individuals to provide a year of service through the VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) program. Our VISTA volunteers will receive a small monthly living allowance funded and administered by the U.S.

  • Jana Korn's (URBS '18) urban studies thesis featured in Omnia

    Follow this link to read about Urbs graduating senior Jana Korn's research on sexual violence on public transportation systems, focusing primarily on the experience of college- age women in Santiago, Chile. Excellent work, Jana!

  • The GREEN Program

    Founded in 2009, The GREEN Program (TGP) is an experiential education and workforce development progr

  • Jodi Marcus (URBS '18) and Reece Sisto (URBS '18) Named Fulbright Finalists

    The URBS Program congratulates Jodi Marcus (URBS '18) and Reece Sisto (URBS '18) for being awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Grants! Jodi will begin her Fulbright ETA fellowship in India this June, and Reece will begin his in Columbia this August. We wish them the best of luck in their upcoming year abroad. For more information about all of Penn's Fullbrighters this year, click here.  

  • Postdoctoral Scholar in Black Studies | Center for Black Studies Research at UCSB

    RECRUITMENT PERIOD

    Open date: April 23rd, 2018

    Next review date: May 15th, 2018

    Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

    Final date: June 15th, 2018

    Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

     

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  • Entry-Level Urban Planning/Econ Dev Position in NYC

    Are you passionate about public service and New York City? Do you want to have a hand in shaping New York City? Would you like to make a tangible impact in your community? Do you want to make impactful contributions towards our mission of growing good jobs and strengthening neighborhoods? Apply today!

    NYCEDC is seeking a passionate Development Project Manager to join our dynamic team of skilled and dedicated New Yorkers committed to making New York City a more prosperous place to live and work.

  • Grad/Undergrad Funded Student Opportunities

    Graduate Fellows

  • Penn IUR Fellows in Urban Leadership

    Advancing Cities, Learning from Leaders

    The Penn IUR Fellows in Urban Leadership Program, open to Penn undergraduates, engages a small cohort of selected students with high-level local, regional, and national leaders drawn from government, business, and civil society to discuss public and private decision-making in urban places.  The program provides students a uniqu

  • Petey Greene Program Recruiting Tutors for Incarcerated People

    The Petey Greene Program supplements education in correctional institutions by training volunteers, primarily undergraduate and graduate students, to tutor incarcerated people in prison classrooms. They ask volunteers to commit to tutoring 2-3 hours per week and they will work with you and your schedule to find the best fit at one of our partner correctional institutions.

    To apply, fill out their online application.