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Opportunities

Explore opportunities for service, wellness, dialogue, and civic engagement at Penn.

Penn has a long tradition of helping students to develop their civic identities and to integrate them with their personal and professional lives. The SNF Paideia Program serves to amplify and connect students with a wide variety of options for cultivating the knowledge, skills, and ethical frameworks necessary to be informed, engaged, and effective community members.

Penn student Nhieu is planting the Class of 2023 tree with the Penn Quaker.

Collaborative History

Explore stories of West Philadelphia over the past century using this tool developed by Penn’s Graduate School of Education and the Netter Center.

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Community Service Work-Study

Apply your federal work-study award to community service jobs.

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Volunteer with University-Assisted Community Schools

UACS programs involve literacy, science, nutrition, college access, arts and culture, and more. Penn students can engage year-round with kindergarten-12th grade UACS sites in West Philadelphia through work-study and volunteer positions.

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Academically Based Community Service Courses

ABCS courses involve service rooted in and intrinsically connected to teaching, research, practice, and reflection. Students engage in hands-on, real-world problem-solving learning opportunities that help them become active citizens and lifelong learners.

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Penn in Washington

Events, alumni networking, courses, and internships related to public policy. PIW courses are offered online this year to all students. Students in these PSCI courses hear directly from people who have worked on the frontlines of domestic and international policymaking and politics in Washington, DC.

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Penn Political Union Debates

Penn Political Union is a student-led organization in which students, organized into 5 political parties, debate themselves and outside speakers. These debates include events featuring prominent public figures from journalism, politics, public policy, and academia.

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Submit an Opportunity

Do you have an opportunity related to dialogue, wellness, citizenship, or service you would like us to share? Fill out this quick form and we will promote your event, internship, course, or other offering to Penn students, faculty, and staff.

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