Jobs and Research

Seeking an opportunity to get involved with Penn's Sustainability Office? Below are resources to find internships, research projects and more. Penn's Sustainability team intermittently offers internship positions to motivated undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate commitment to the University's Climate Action Plan. Those positions are typically listed at the beginning of fall or spring semesters. Feel free to contact us with questions at

Job Openings

Part-Time Orchard Intern (Graduate)

Description: The Landscape Architecture group, within the Office of the University Architect, supports the University of Pennsylvania's mission by preserving and improving the campus landscape through design, planning, research, outreach and ecological initiatives. Since 2014, Penn has partnered with the Philadelphia Orchard Project to design and implement an educational orchard in Penn Park that has expanded into a layered food forest, including edible and medicinal berries, groundcovers, perennials, shrubs, vines and fruit and nut trees. This year, the orchard should produce an even greater quantity of fruit and medicinal plants. Working directly with the University Landscape Architect and Landscape Planner, this position will expand the educational opportunities of Penn Park Orchard with students and other partner groups.

Please download this PDF for additional information on the position.

How to Apply: Interested applicants should use the subject heading “Penn Park Orchard Outreach Internship” and submit a cover letter and resume to: Chloe Cerwinka, Landscape Planner,