Penn Program for Public Service Summer Internship
Application Deadline: February 5th, 2017
*PPPS is only open to Penn undergraduates who will be rising sophomores, juniors, or seniors.
- Tuesday, 12/13, 5-6 pm
- Wednesday, 1/18, 5-6 pm
- Both sessions are held at the Netter Center Conference Room (111 South 38th street, 2nd Floor).
Program Dates: Tuesday, May 30th - Friday, August 11th, 2017
Actively participating in the seminar
Conducting individual and group research centered on pressing problems affecting Penn and the West Philadelphia community
Working 30+ hours a week as an intern in a summer institute at a local school in West Philadelphia
The Public Service Internship program is a key component of the University of Pennsylvania's ongoing efforts to develop ABCS courses and programs that involve undergraduates, faculty, and community members in partnerships to advance learning and improve West Philadelphia. Students participating in the Public Service Internship have played leading roles in creating a variety of the programs and projects that currently involve Penn students, faculty, and staff with West Philadelphia schools, hospitals, and other community organizations.
The Penn Program for Public Service Internship is considered equivalent to a full-time job and students will not be permitted to take additional classes or work outside of the internship. Interns will receive:
One free course credit
A stipend of $3,000 (taxable)*
Click here to read an article by a PPPS alumna about her internship experience!
HOW TO APPLY:
1. Complete intake form by clicking here.
2. Submit the following as PDFs via https://www.sas.upenn.edu/ppps/uploadresume.html
Transcript (need not be official)
2-3 page double spaced statement considering the following:
Who are you? What experiences, particularly community involvement, have shaped who you are today? What issues are important to you? What experience and/or skills do you have that will help you conduct research on pressing problems affecting Penn and the West Philadelphia Community? What do you hope to gain from participating in the Penn Program for Public Service Summer Internship?
NOTE - please label each document with your first and last name as follows: Last_First_resume.pdf
For more information, contact:
Jenny Bae, Academically Based Community Service Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org