Summer Internship with New Kensington Community Development Corporation

Do you volunteer? Take this 3-minute survey and help a fellow Quaker!
A message from a fellow Quaker:

Hi, my name is Mindy and I'm taking a course on sociological research. I've decided to do my research project on something I enjoy doing: volunteering. That brought about my topic, volunteering among college students. That being said, I've created a simple 3-minute survey and am depending on people to spend just a moment to answer some quick questions. The survey is voluntary and completely confidential. Thanks for taking your time to complete it!

Screening of 'The Law in These Parts' with Ra'anan Alexandrowicz - March 27th
When: Friday, March 27th at 5pm
Where: Annenberg School for Communication (3620 Walnut)

Join us for a screening of the Sundance award-winning documentary 'The Law in These Parts' followed by a talk back with director Ra'anan Alexandrowicz. The film uses interviews with Israeli judges, prosecutors, and legal advisors who created the legal framework of Israel's control of the West Bank and Gaza Strip to explore the architecture of the occupation. This screening is part of the third annual Screening Scholarship Media Festival (SSMF). The event is free and open to the public. Visit for the schedule and registration. Questions? Email

Position with the Hunger Coalition AmeriCorps VISTA - Apply by April 3rd

Host a prospective student during Quaker Days!
Greetings from the Penn Admissions Office!

Quaker Days is just a little over 3 weeks away and we still need hundreds of more hosts! We need your help to make this program successful, so be sure to host and show your red and blue pride!

We're looking for current students who live on campus and are interested in opening their homes to host prospective Quakers for the duration of Quaker Days and/or the Multicultural Scholars Program. As a host, your responsibility is to provide your guest(s) with a comfortable and safe place to sleep, and to be exemplary ambassadors of the university.

Quaker Days is an overnight experience for admitted students that showcases the breadth of Penn's academic, social, and cultural vitality. The program will run from Monday, April 13 - Wednesday, April 15. Students are also invited to participate in Quaker Days Multicultural Scholars Program (MSP), which is programming specifically geared towards students from historically underrepresented backgrounds. Quaker Days MSP will begin on Sunday, April 12 and then fold into the larger Quaker Days programming.

As a thank you, we will give you FREE PENN SWAG for volunteering and enter your name into our weekly raffle to win, various prizes, such as a GoPro camera and Beats headphones. The sooner you sign up, the more chances you have to win! Don't wait—sign up here, and play an important role in Quaker Days!

For Quaker Days updates and weekly raffle announcement, please like our Facebook page at and check out this great video from Mask & Wig.

If you have any questions, please e-mail Penn Admissions at

Mentor High School Students with EMPOWER for College
Do you want to help make your story of college success a reality for all students? Join EMPOWER for College and help us provide Upper Darby high schoolers with the knowledge and support needed to navigate the college application process. By offering individualized guidance to students demonstrating socioeconomic need, we work to eliminate the barriers that prevent students from attaining a higher education. For more information, visit our website.

Research for Action Summer Internships
Research for Action is now hiring summer interns. Please visit our website to learn the positions available and how to apply. Research for Action (RFA) is an independent non-profit educational research organization that seeks to use research as the basis for the improvement of educational opportunities and outcomes for traditionally underserved students. With over two decades of experience our work is designed to strengthen public schools and postsecondary institutions provide research-based recommendations to policymakers practitioners and the public at the local state and national levels and enrich the civic and community dialogue about public education.

Summer Job Opportunities with Urban Nutrition Initiative - Apply by March 23rd
The Urban Nutrition Initiative (UNI) is looking for motivated students to work with their high school internship program this summer. They have multiple opportunities in the areas of cooking, gardening/farming, food entrepreneurship, and college/career mentoring. For more details, please visit their website. Applications are due by Monday, March 23rd at 11:59pm. If you have any questions, feel free to email

12th Annual Netter Center ABCS Summit - March 23rd
Please save the date for the Netter Center's upcoming 12th Annual Academically Based Community Service (ABCS) Summit!
Date: Monday, March 23rd
Time: 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Shotel Dubin Auditorium, in Penn Hillel
Refreshments will be provided!

Come check out the showcase of community-based student research; The displays of the work of 60+ ABCS courses in academic year 2014-15 and Netter Center programs; Hear faculty and student panels on different facets of the ABCS experience; Learn about Fall 2015 ABCS courses in time for advanced registration; And opportunities to learn how to get involved both this summer and during the next academic year!

Apply to be a Penn Anti-Violence Educator (PAVE) by March 30th
Download an application here!