Internships and Job Opportunities April 2022


CPCRS Research Assistant – Exhibition Curation

Deadline: April 22, 2022

Salary: 320 hrs at $20/hr (8 wks)

Timeframe: June 1 – July 31, 2022

Tasks/Skills: An undergraduate or advance degree student with strong archival research skill and previous experiences in museum curation preferred.

The Center for the Preservation of Civil Rights Sites (CPCRS) at the Weitzman School of Design is looking to hire a Research Assistant to research and create the framework for a multidisciplinary exhibition on the life and legacy of Sadie and Raymond Pace Alexander in Philadelphia. The work will have both independent and collaborative responsibilities and will be directed by Steph Garcia, CPCRS Project Coordinator. This position will also introduce the assistant to other Center advisors and provide the opportunity to assist CPCRS with the planning and implementation of other public programming. The Research Assistant will work up to 320 hours, at a rate of $20/hour. Start and end dates are somewhat flexible, but ideally, the Research Assistant would work from June 1 to July 31st. The research assistant is expected to be based in Philadelphia. The Research Assistant will work in an in- person collaborative environment. A hybrid work week can be discussed as well. If you’re interested, please submit a resume, cover letter and an appropriate work sample to CPCRS manager Sarah Lerner ( by Friday April 22nd.


Hoesley Fellowship

Deadline: May 1, 2022

Description: The 2022-23 Hoesley Fellowship through the University of Pennsylvania Libraries in collaboration with Career Services, the School of Arts and Sciences, and the Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CURF) is open to Juniors and Seniors. We are really excited about what we are able to offer this year.  

Some of the workshop topics to be offered are:  

  • Digital Fabrication  
  • Project Management 
  • Presentation Skills 
  • Digital Media Production 
  • Digital Identity Management  

The application and further details can be found on the CURF website:

Through a community of practice, the Hoesley Fellowship focuses on creating a final digital literacy-based project and professional development skills so Fellows are able to build confidence, establish learning strategies, and foster career connections. The program is designed to help Fellows further their professional goals and polish their career-readiness skills.  We are able to offer the Fellows: 

  • Priority access to equipment and spaces 
  • Server space to build a professional website and digital project 
  • Up to $500 for project-related equipment, material, and/or software 
  • Support from expert staff across the library  
  • Meals will be provided at required meetings and workshops

The program will select a cohort of up to 10 students to participate in the fellowship from September to May 2022-23. Students will meet as a cohort with library staff in September to plan out a personalized program. Questions should be emailed to  


DART organizations are diverse coalitions including many low- and moderate-income, minority and immigrant communities. We strongly encourage people from these backgrounds, as well as fluent Spanish speakers and DACA recipients, to apply. Visit, their instagram and facebook @theDARTcenter to apply or learn more about DART. Still have questions? Contact or 202.841.0353.

Associate Community Organizer at DART

Start August 8, 2022 and January 16, 2023 in cities below. Starting salary $42,500-$44,000 + benefits.

Florida: Bradenton, Daytona Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Lakeland, Miami, Pensacola, Sarasota, St. Petersburg

Kansas: Kansas City

South Carolina: Columbia, Greenville

Virginia: Charlottesville, Richmond


Lead Community Organizer at DART 

Start spring/summer 2022 in cities below. Starting salary $50,000-$70,000 + benefits.

Florida: Melbourne, Fort Myers 

Kansas: Wichita

Nebraska: Lincoln


Jeremy Nowak – Reinvestment Fund Gap Year Fellowship

Deadline: 5:00 pm EST, May 16, 2022

Description: This gap year Fellowship was created to honor the memory and contributions of Jeremy Nowak, the founder of Philadelphia-based Reinvestment Fund (originally, Delaware Valley Community Reinvestment Fund; later, The Reinvestment Fund). The fellowship supports a 2021 or upcoming 2022 college graduate, contemplating graduate school, in an academic and career pursuit that gives honor to Jeremy’s interests and pursuits. The Fellowship will last one year, with an option for a second year. It begins in Summer 2022. What follows is a biographical overview of Jeremy Nowak, a description of Reinvestment Fund, and instructions for applying. Applicants should demonstrate through their application and accomplishments that their vision and pursuits are rooted in what informed and motivated Jeremy Nowak’s 66 years of life and accomplishments.

The fellowship is designed to offer the recipient an opportunity to gain a year (or two) of experience before an expected return to higher education. The best applicants will display excellent communications, analytic and organizational skills. We are looking for a Fellow either in the Lending & Investing, Policy Solutions or Capacity- Building & Capital Access Programs group; in all instances, the Fellow would have the opportunity to gain exposure to all parts of Reinvestment Fund. Applicants should submit the following: (1) an essay of no more than 1000 words; (2) resume; (3) transcript; (4) two letters of support. The essay should express how the applicant’s life history, experiences, academic interests, and career aspirations connect with the work of Jeremy Nowak, as described above. It should also express how time at Reinvestment Fund fits within the applicant’s future plans. We will interview a set of finalists before a final selection is made. All questions and submissions should be directed to:

More details can be found here.