Engagement Opportunities

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Semester-long and year-long opportunities:

Category Name Topic Skills/ Notes Time Commitment Primary Contact and Email Affiliation/ Connections Dates Active
Penn Engineering Sponsored Philadelphia Auto and Parole Automotive Services Must have prior automative experience 2 hours weekly for 8 weeks

Hours of operation 10AM – 2PM, Monday – Friday

Jermaine Womack; phillysautoandparole@yahoo.com Spring 2022
Penn Partner Sponsored Moelis Access Science Math, Science Tutoring Ability, Flexibility with subject in STEM Largely self-regulated, come when you can Richard Carter; carterri@sas.upenn.edu Netter Center STEM Activity

Access Engineering, USABE, NSBE, SWE, SHPE

During the school year
Penn Partner Sponsored Pipeline Program for Public Health Public health, anatomy, biology Tutoring, mentorship 5 – 10 hours/week Richard Carter; carterri@sas.upenn.edu Netter Center STEM Activity Year round
Penn Partner Sponsored Netter Center Evaluation Team Data science, statistics programming, dealing with “real world”/messy data Flexible; 5hrs/week Katey Givan; givan@sas.upenn.edu Netter Center STEM Activity

WICS, CS

Year round
Penn Partner Sponsored Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative Nutrition, public health Bureaucratic navigation (SNAP benefits, etc), teaching Evening hours; largely self-regulated Katey Givan; givan@sas.upenn.edu Netter Center Year round
Student Organization Led Access Engineering Lessons Weekly Engineering Lessons Open to members of the organization only.  Teach West Philadelphia high school students through interactive labs 3 hours/ week Jocelyn Chin;

jocechin@seas.upenn.edu

Note: Student clearances required.

Year round
Student Organization Led Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) Mentorship Open to Latinx students in STEM. Mentor Middle and High School students 4 hours / 2-4 times a semester Isabel Gutierrez;

isabelmg@seas.upenn.edu

Semesterly
Penn Engineering Sponsored S.T.R.E.A.M Engine Mentorship; Weekly Lessions Open to any Penn Engineering Student. 1-2 hours / week Register Here

Note: Start date will be dependent upon completion of clearances.

Semesterly
Penn Engineering Sponsored TechCore2 Team Teach Coding programs; Mentorship Open to any Penn Engineering Student.

Programming for K-12. Team teaching a coding class. Orientation required

Begins April 2, 2022 (for 8 weeks)

11AM – 12:30 Pm or 1PM – 2:30 PM on Saturdays

 

Register Here

For more information contact: Joel Wilso (info@techcore2.org)

Looking for three (2-4) volunteers.

 

Note: Clearances Required

 

TechCore2

Penn Engineering

Semesterly
Student Organization Led Science Olympiad at the University of Pennsylvania Urban Initiative Mentorship; Team Teach Volunteers lead the activities with students and teacher partners during school-day and after-school programs, depending on the site and the subject. Our outreach includes directly mentoring the Science Olympiad team at the Philadelphia High School for Girls Once a week for 2-4 hours a week.  Time includes hands on teaching/ mentoring and participating in weekly curriculum planning. Brian Lee: leebn@sas.upenn.edu

 

Christina Kim: csykim22@seas.upenn.edu

All grad and undergrads welcome.  Looking for 2+ volunteers.

Note: Clearances required

Philadelphia High School for Girls During the school year

 

One-time Events:

Category Name Topic Skills/ Notes Time Commitment Primary Contact and Email Possible Connections Dates Active
Penn Partner Sponsored Office of Government and Community Affairs Recruiting Campus Polling Place Workers Sign up to serve as a campus polling place worker by contacting Rachel Kurlander at rakur@upenn.edu by Thrusday, March 31 6:30 AM – 8:30 PM Dawn Deitch; maglicco@upenn.edu   May 17th
Netter STEM Activities Moelis Access Science Math, Science Tutoring Ability, Flexibility with subject in STEM Largely self-regulated, come when you can Richard Carter; carterri@sas.upenn.edu Netter Center STEM Activity

Access Engineering, USABE, NSBE, SWE, SHPE

During the school year
Student Organization Led Alpha Omega Epsilon Cards for Ronald McDonald House Students design and write encouraging notes on handmade cards to benefitting families in residence and those joining.

Open to members of the oganization only

2 hours Erika Ravitch; eravitch@sas.upenn.edu Once a semester
Student Organization Led Penn Society of Women Engineers Girls in Engineering and Related Sciences (GEARS) Day. High school girls to learn about engineering. Penn student volunteers are needed to help facilitate the event, whether in person and virtual. Full Day (6-8 hours) Olivia Unger; oliviau@seas.upenn.edu Once a year
Student Organization Led Penn Society of Women Engineers High School Shadowing Day Mentorship.

Open to Penn Engineering Undergrads only.

 

High school girls in the surrounding Philly area shadow a woman engineering student for half a day to see what engineering school and life is all about.

4 hours Olivia Unger; oliviau@seas.upenn.edu

Note: Clearances Required

Once a year
Student Organization Led Theta Tau MANNA (Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance) Volunteering Open to members of the organization and others that want to volunteer.

Volunteers complete tasks such as chopping vegetables, cooking and baking, prepping and packaging, delivering meals to clients, and providing assistance with MANNA’s events and community outreach.

Volunteer for 3 hours shifts Amy Guo ; amyguo@seas.upenn.edu Once a semester
Penn Partner Sponsored People Advancing Reintegration (PAR) Recycle Works Electronic Recycling Open to any Penn Engineering Student 3-4 hrs. weekly on Saturdays Maurice Jones; mqjones@par-recycleworks.org During the semester