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Next Steps AmeriCorps Program

Designed as a college completion and success strategy, the Next Steps AmeriCorps Program will engage 70 students in part-time AmeriCorps service during the 2015-2016 school year.

PHENND Fellows

PHENND Fellows pairs college graduates with local nonprofits. The program trains and retains the next generation of Philadelphia nonprofit leaders

Community Partnerships VISTA Project

Providing AmeriCorps VISTA members to public schools in Philadelphia to coordinate community partnerships.

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January 12, 2018 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Youth Enjoy Science Research Education Program

The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. The over-arching goal of this National Cancer Institute (NCI) R25 program is to...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Program Coordinator, Dornsife Office for Experiential Learning, Drexel University

The Dornsife Office for Experiential Learning in Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business provides experience-based educational opportunities to help students develop strong connections...

Miscellaneous

Nonprofit Summer Internships with Student Leaders program

Those who say the world can’t be changed probably never tried Student Leaders® recognizes those who lead and serve in their own communities and beyond. Bank of America will connect Student...

New Resources

Equitable School Funding—A Must For Pennsylvania’s Economic Competitiveness

With only one in five Pennsylvania employers rating the readiness of the current labor force as excellent or good, it is clear that Pennsylvania is facing a serious workforce skills gap. The...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Digital Skills – Computer Foundations

Digital Skills Build Training series start January 10th —All classes meet twice a week Wed and Thurs from 10am-12pm *unless otherwise stated* Module 1—Computer Foundations [The Basics] Week 1...

Partnerships Classifieds

Mentors needed for Tech Camp

STEMcityPHL is currently recruiting mentors for our Tech Camp after school program at School of the Future! Tech Camp will meet every Tuesday beginning on February 6 through March 27 from 2:45...

PHENND Fellows Blog

PHENND Fellows Spotlight: Misha Rodriguez

  Name: Misha Rodriguez University: Franklin and Marshall Major(s): Anthropology Major and Asian Area Studies Minor   Where are you from? Do you have a fun fact about your hometown? I was...