The Urban Studies Summer Fellowship provides undergraduates with the opportunity to complement their academic studies with a full-time, paid internship experience during the summer at an organization of their choice. Preference will be given to Urban Studies majors, but all Stanford undergraduates are eligible to apply. The fellowship placement should be with government agencies or non-profit organizations committed to public service, public policy, community development or research on urban issues. Students are expected to work on-site for a minimum of 40 hours per week for 8 weeks during the summer. Interested in applying? Visit here to learn about the application process.

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Urban Studies Fellowship Open House

Our 2014-2015 Urban Studies Fellows presented their work today at the Urban Studies Fellowship Open House at the Haas Center for Public Service. This past summer’s fellows undertook community-based projects throughout the world, including Project for Public Spaces to improve public spaces in New York City and Stanford University; Working Partnerships USA to advance a living wage campaign and other public policy changes in Santa Clara County, California; GRIND Cities to create an opportunity for community development in the Maboneng neighborhood in Johannesburg, South Africa; and Smarter Than Car to increase bike share access for disadvantaged communities in Vienna, Austria.

Urban Studies Fellows
  • Amy Tomasso – Public Spaces in NYC and Stanford University, Project for Public Spaces, New York, NY
  • Jeff Barrera – Public Policy Innovation in Silicon Valley, Working Partnerships USA, San Jose, CA
  • Sara Maurer – Bike Share Access for Disadvantaged Communities, Smarter Than Car, Vienna, Austria
  • Stefan Norgaard – Searching for the Civic on Fox Street:  Micro-Practices in Johannesburg’s Maboneng Precinct, Global Regeneration Initiative for Neighbourhood Development, Johannesburg, South Africa

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