- Getting Started
- Ethics & Compliance
- Research Directory
- Preparing for a Research Consultation
- Research Consultations
- Finding a Faculty Mentor
- Research Peer Advisors
- Research Grants
- Summer Opportunities
- Humanities Internships
- Community Service Opportunities
- Featured Projects
- Recent Recipients
- Undergraduate Research Journals
Summer 2015 Humanities Internships
Each year the College of Arts and Sciences and CURF fund approximately twenty-five summer research internships as part of a summer institute for University of Pennsylvania students in the humanities and social sciences. Internships provide undergraduate students with an apprentice position in a cultural, historical, or archival setting. Unless otherwise noted, these full-time (30 hrs/week) internships are for a period of up to ten weeks and include a stipend of $3,300. The stipend will be paid in two equal installments on June 30 and August 31.
December 3rd 5:30-6:30pm
Fireside Lounge, 2nd Floor, ARCH Building
Come meet former internship recipients and hear about their experiences—from the application process to the impact the program has had on their future plans—and learn how you can apply for one of these coveted positions. Light refreshments will be served. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
Eligibility is limited to current undergraduates at the University of Pennsylvania, who may only apply to one specific position. All applicants must be students in the College and members in good standing of the University of Pennsylvania community. Students graduating in Spring or Fall 2015 are not eligible for this funding.
Applications are due 4:00 PM, February 10, 2015.
To apply for any of these internships, please complete the application form, along with a two-page (500-word) essay explaining your suitability for the internship and organization to which you are applying, and how the internship will help you achieve your educational goals. Along with this essay, please upload an electronic version of your Penn InTouch transcript by copying and pasting your Penn InTouch transcript into a Word document, typing your name and Penn ID number at the top of the page, and saving it as a pdf. Please attach first your essay and then your transcript in a single pdf.
January 30 – Summer 2015 listings will be finalized
4:00pm on February 10– Applications due from students
March 16 – Final decisions made, and all applicants notified (Unless otherwise noted on Internship description)