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


    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.



  • 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.

  • 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.

  • AmeriCorps Community Projects Coordinator

    YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School is looking for an individual who is looking for ways to support his or her community through service and education. The AmeriCorps Community Projects Coordinator position is an opportunity to engage in 12-months of service, at YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School.


  • Garden Project Coordinator

    NSC is a non-profit organization that provides social, educational, and legal services to immigrants and refugees in the greater Philadelphia area. Our strength lies in the diversity of our clients and services. Since NSC's founding in 1921, our mission has been to help immigrants and refugees participate fully in American society. Each year, we help approximately 6,000 individuals from over 90 countries.

    Position Summary:

  • Next City publishes op-ed by URBS senior, Jana Korn, based on her senior seminar research on Women and violence on public transportation

    Jana spent spring 2017 semester in Santiago Chile and was struck by the vibrancy of life in public places, but she also began to see how the experience of public life is gendered.  In the preface of her senior seminar paper, Jana notes the incredible congestion she observed on public transportation in Santiago and how it is male dominated at certain times of the day.  This led her to ask if women were being turned away from these forms of transportation because of the threat of sexual violence?  And how was the challenge of navigating public transportation shaping women's opp

  • Planning / Outreach Internships | FRES UPenn

    FRES is looking to fill 2 full-time summer interns and 1 part-time semester intern:

    ·         Bike Planning Internship, 40 hours/week Summer

    ·         Ecosystem/Landscape Architecture Internship, 40 hours/week Summer

    ·         Penn Park Orchard Outreach Internship, 10 hours/week Spring - Fall

    See files attached below for more information.

  • AmeriCorps Member | PromiseCORP

    The mission of Promise Corps is to contribute to high quality schools by holding rigorous expectations of students, serving as college-going role models, and collaborating powerfully with teachers, parents, and the wider community.

  • City Council GIS Fellowship

    The Office of Philadelphia City Council President is seeking a highly motivated GIS Fellow for the summer-fall 2018 semesters. Based on performance, the Fellow may have the opportunity to extend employment through the spring 2019 semester. Reporting to the GIS Analyst in City Council’s Technical Staff, the GIS Fellow can expect to assist in a wide range of planning, mapping, and policy projects for Philadelphia City Council.