Recent News

  • 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?

  • Lipman Family Prize Fellows and Info Session

  • Phila. City Planning Commission Internships

    Apply today for the Fall 2016 Internship Program!

    Be an intern at the Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC)! Augment your studies, learn about big-city planning issues, and be part of a great team of dedicated professionals. 

  • Phila. Chinatown Development Corporation: Fall work-study position

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  • Philly Parks Alliance 2016-7 Internships

    The Philadelphia Parks Alliance is looking for energetic and passionate interns for the 2016-2017 school year. 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 want to make Philadelphia a healthy, vibrant, and sustainable city for all.

  • Aquinas Center: Mural Corps Intern Position


    Mural Corps Intern Position

    Position Description: The Mural Corps Intern will work with the Aquinas Center’s director and high school teens from South Philadelphia to design a new program that will help these immigrant, refugee, and native born youth teach visiting groups about the power of murals to reclaim urban space and transform the built environment.