PCI Ventures is initiating our next cycle of the Volunteer Internship Program. PCI Ventures supports the commercialization of technologies developed by the Penn community through company formation and entrepreneurial endeavors. We engage with Penn faculty, staff and students through programs such as this. We have over 60 active companies in our PCI Ventures portfolio.
Departmental or other non-CURF-administered grants and programs
The Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law (CERL) at the University of Pennsylvania is accepting applications for the Center’s 2019 Summer Internship Program. The Summer Internship Program offers professional and graduate level students an opportunity to further CERL’s efforts to promote and protect the rule of law in national and international security practice. Summer interns will interact with national security experts on the critical and cutting-edge problems facing our nation today.
Center for the Study of Ethnicity, Race, and Immigration (CSERI) Turner Schulman Undergraduate Fellowships
CSERI is accepting proposals for undergraduate research undertaken during the 2020-21 academic year. Full-time Penn students in any school whose research focuses on social science approaches to race, ethnicity or immigration are eligible to apply. No travel support will be provided according to Penn restrictions.
Undergraduate proposals are considered year-round and there is no deadline to apply.
Funding can be applied toward one of two goals:
For further information, contact Anne Kalbach, Administrator of the Center for the Study of Ethnicity, Race, and Immigration at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Penn Museum Fellows program aims to support and promote advanced undergraduate research at the Penn Museum. Over the course of the academic year, Fellows will work with museum curators, staff, or associated faculty on a significant project in the collections, laboratories, or galleries. In support of this research, students will receive a stipend, as well as access to necessary collections, labs, and archival materials. This program is an excellent opportunity for the completion of a senior thesis or other capstone project.
The Hassenfeld Grant for Undergraduate Research in Urban Studies strengthens the opportunity for students to conduct research on a significant urban topic, a cornerstone of Penn's Urban Studies Program. Since its inception, the program has required all majors to complete an original research project through the fall semester Senior Seminar.
Perry World House is beginning the process of hiring a new Research Fellow, a position that will begin in the summer. This is a full-time position where we are very interested in hiring a graduating Penn senior or a recent Penn undergraduate to work with us for a one year term, as Itai Barsade did this year. This position will provide an opportunity to engage on global public policy issues and support the intellectual life of Perry World House.
The Alice Paul Center’s LGBTQ & Gender Studies Undergraduate Student Research Expense Grants provide competitive grants up to $500 designed to support research-related expenses, including (but not limited to) conference registration and travel, research travel, transcription and other materials. The grants cover expenses incurred at any time during the Fall, Spring and Summer terms.
The Carroll Smith-Rosenberg Prize awards $350 each year for a superior senior thesis paper in the field of Gender, Sexuality & Women's Studies. The prize is named in honor of distinguished historian Carroll Smith-Rosenberg, a founder of the Women's Studies Program at Penn.
A prize of $350 will be given each year for a senior thesis or seminar/course paper in the field of LGBTQ Studies. Awarded in memory of Lynda Hart, Professor of English at Penn and groundbreaking scholar in feminist performance studies and queer theory, the prize recognizes original, rigorous scholarship on gender and sexuality by a Penn undergraduate in any field.