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Career Services Summer Funding

There are a variety of funding sources across Penn for professional pursuits over the summer. We encourage you to check some of highlighted resources below.

Career Services Summer Funding for undergraduates

Career Services offers summer funding to eligible students to pursue internships and other summer work opportunities. Check out our FAQs and read more about eligibility and application guidelines.

Graduate student summer internship funding

In partnership with GAPSA, Penn Career Services will offer a limited amount of funding for unpaid summer internships for 2024. The application is now opensee details here.

Other Penn Sources of
Funding to explore

Besides Career Services, there are multiple sources of funding throughout Penn available to support students with summer and some post-grad opportunities.

Non-Penn (External) Sources of Funding

There are multiple funding sources outside of Penn available to support students with summer and some post-grad opportunities. Take advantage of The Grant Advisor and SPIN Database

Tips for Applying for Funding

Review these best practices before submitting any application for funding to improve your chances for funding success.

Financial Wellness

Whether you are receiving a one-time financial award from Penn or getting paid every week from your internship, it is important to learn how to use your money wisely. Check out these guides on budgeting, banking, debt, and investing from Financial Wellness @ Penn!

An Enriching Summer in PE

Andrew Mak, COL ’25, Fresh Meadows, NY

I worked at a lower middle market private equity firm in New York City this summer. Here I had the opportunity to become part of the due diligence and deal team. I honed …

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Summer as a Private Equity Analyst

Su Ah Kim, WH ’26, Monterey, CA

To recap my freshmen summer in three words, it was eye-opening, exciting, and enriching. During my internship search process, my primary goal was to find something in finance that would allow me to …

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Translating Research to Bedside in the Field of Hematology-Oncology

Sudhish Devadiga, COL ’24, Voorhees, NJ

This past summer, I continued my journey of investigation in the realm of hematological malignancies. I have conducted research in the Klein Lab, a translational hematology-oncology lab, since my freshman year, mentored by postdoc …

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How learning about North Korea made me more Korean

Seo Yoon Yang, COL & WH ’25, Chattanooga, TN

Visiting my homeland for the first time in almost five years as an adult, living alone in Seoul, South Korea–one of the busiest cities in Asia–this summer, I reconciled my Korean …

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Researching Virology and its Intricacies from Brain Organoids to Baby Hamster Kidney Cells

Xoshill Saldana, COL ’26, Phoenix, AZ

This summer I had the enriching opportunity of furthering my knowledge and understanding at the Jurado lab in Perlman’s department of Microbiology. As a student who enjoys STEM- I wanted to immerse myself in …

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