Penn Students: Get Involved


Through the Netter Center, Penn students work with local public schools, communities of faith, and community organizations to help solve critical campus and community problems. Penn students learn from and with the community through democratic partnerships that help contribute to improving the quality of life and learning on campus and in West Philadelphia/Philadelphia.

Engage through:

Sign up now for the Penn student newsletter to get regular updates on programming, events, and other opportunities. 


Already involved? Take a look at the list of resources we offer for Netter Center students, including clearances and transportation.


Questions? Contact Faustine Sun at or sign up for a quick Zoom chat HERE.

List of Netter Center programs

Work-Study, Non Work-Study and Volunteer Opportunities

Learn more about opportunities to get involved with Netter Center programs in Spring 2024!


Learn more about the Shah Family Prize for Innovative Undergraduate Student Projects at the Netter Center. It encourages innovation, creative social entrepreneurship, and commitment to developing and sustaining projects that make a positive impact on campus and in the local community. Two annual prizes of $5,000 each.


The Community-Engaged STEM Certificate Program is open for enrollment starting in Fall 2023! The program is open to students already enrolled in medical school or a STEM graduate program at the University of Pennsylvania.