Opportunities for students of Urban Studies

Below are a list of internships & opportunities that may be of interest to students of Urban Studies:

President’s Public Service Fellowship


The President’s Public Service Fellowship was established in 1994 to provide expanded opportunities for Yale students to work on behalf of economic development, human development, and neighborhood revitalization with public sector and nonprofit organizations in the City of New Haven. Since 1994, the Fellowship has grown from 20 Yale students working full-time for eight weeks during the summer to more than 30 Fellows working for up to eleven weeks during the summer in different organizations.

Dwight Hall Urban Fellows


Initiated in 1994, Dwight Hall Urban Fellows is an academic-year program whereby Yale University undergraduates gain exposure to today’s urban challenges and work with community professionals to find real solutions. Placements seek to uncover and counter urban challenges through neighborhood empowerment, community-building, and economic development.

Friedman Family Travel & Research Fellowship


The Friedman Family Travel/Research Fellowship supports summer research projects related to urban development in the U.S. or abroad, with a preference to be given to projects in developing countries. The Fellowship can also be used to support students unpaid internships abroad in the area of urban studies. Internships in the U.S. are not eligible unless there is a significant research component.