Penn Student Government Public Service Fellowship

The Penn Student Government Public Service Fellowship seeks to shift the culture at the University of Pennsylvania around public service by emboldening students to pursue internships, projects, and eventually careers in the field. It aims to expand accessibility to public service opportunities for undergraduates. 

Students may either apply to an existing internship or coordinate an internship of their choice with a non-profit. All internships must be associated with a social impact, non-profit organization, or local, state, or, federal government agency. 

Paul and Kathleen Barthmaier Award

The Paul and Kathleen Barthmaier Award has been established by Kathleen M. Barthmaier (Wharton ’03) to provide financial support to assist with travel expenses related to intellectually enriching undergraduate research or fellowship experiences. While priority will be given to internationally focused projects, proposals focused on domestic (based in the United States) issues will also be considered. Grants will be awarded up to $2,000 depending on the needs of the project.

Deadline

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Contact Information

Dr. Kerry Milch, Associate Director for Undergraduate Research
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Dr. Ann Vernon-Grey, Senior Associate Director for Undergraduate Research
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Student Exhibition Internship

The Penn Museum offers paid internships to three undergraduate students at Penn to work with Museum staff and create a small exhibition. The year-long internship focuses on the planning, development, design, fabrication, and installation of a small exhibition featured in the Penn Museum. Interns will learn first-hand about the curatorial, content development, administrative, and design aspects of staging an exhibition in a large museum. After the exhibition’s opening, students will implement educational programs and events for the Museum’s public and academic audiences.

Frances Velay Fellows

With the goal of encouraging and advancing women in the sciences, summer undergraduate fellowship funding of $4,500 per student in the College of Arts & Sciences will be provided for 8-10 week summer research projects under the guidance of faculty mentors in the sciences. Faculty mentors will receive $1,000 to support the associated research program. In addition, the program plans to engage Velay Fellows in enrichment activities to prepare them for graduate study and careers in scientific fields.

AAPM’s “DREAM” Program - Diversity Recruitment through Education and Mentoring Program

The American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Diversity Recruitment through Education and Mentoring Program "DREAM" is a 10 week summer program designed to increase the number of women and racially underrepresented groups in medical physics by offering research opportunities, outreach and strategic mentorship geared towards recruiting a more robust and diverse group of skilled undergraduate students in the field of medical physics. DREAM students will be placed into summer research and mentorship groups that are consistent with their research and career interests.

Quantitative and Physical Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (QP-SURF)

The Quantitative and Physical Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (QP-SURF) Program at UT Southwestern Medical Center's Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences is an intensive summer research training experience for college students preparing for Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. careers in biomedical research. Fellows spend 10 weeks (early June through mid-August) pursuing individual research projects in the laboratories of Graduate School faculty members.

Contact Information

Deborah Evalds, Supervisor, Education Programs
Phone: 214-648-0007
Fax: 214-648-4150
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H+U+D Mellon Undergraduate Research Fellows

The initiative in Humanities, Urbanism, and Design (H+U+D) at the University of Pennsylvania is a ten-year project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to foster critical and integrative consideration of the relationship between the humanities and the design professions in the analysis and shaping of the built environment. Under the renewed grant (beginning in 2108), the initiative takes “The Inclusive City” as its theme, focusing on issues of inclusivity and diversity.

Contact Information

Questions about the program can be directed to Alisa Chiles

Application questions may be directed to Aaron Olson

Penn Biomedical Graduate Studies Summer Undergraduate Internship Program

The University of Pennsylvania Summer Undergraduate Internship Program (SUIP) provides an intense research experience to students interested in graduate study in the biomedical and biological sciences. The program has been in existence since 1993. Approximately 30 college students from across the US participate each year; most are rising juniors and seniors, but occasionally we admit a rising sophomore.

Contact Information

Nagee Brown
Office of Research and Diversity Training
Perelman School of Medicine
Email: Nagee.brown@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
Phone: 215-898-3396

Perry World House Student Fellows

Perry World House is seeking applications from rising Penn sophomores, juniors and seniors for its 2022-2023 class of World House Student Fellows. This competitive program is intended for undergraduate students from any school or department who have demonstrated a serious interest in exploring global affairs in depth during their time at Penn. World House Student Fellows will participate in a series of seminars, projects, and activities oriented around critical global inquiry.

Contact Information

Michael C. Horowitz

Professor of Political Science

Interim Director, Perry World House

University of Pennsylvania

Phone: 215-898-6155

Email: horom@sas.upenn.edu

Web: https://www.sas.upenn.edu/polisci/people/standing-faculty/michael-c-horowitz

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