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  • 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. 

  • 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: