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ALUMNI

At the School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), our students are prepared to become the next generation of scholars, practitioners, leaders, and change agents. They graduate committed to bringing innovation and passion to the pursuit of justice and positive social impact.

Alumni News

Learn how alumni from our highly respected degree programs are making a difference here in Philadelphia and around the world.

Career Opportunities

The Office of Career Services offers a variety of resources for alumni, from access to job boards and listservs to workshops, career fairs, the Penn Alumni Career Network, and more.

Networking

Attend career panels, employer presentations, and more, plus join QuakerNet to access alumni connections from SP2 and the broader University of Pennsylvania community.

Alumni Events

From regional events close to home to larger alumni weekends here on campus, there are lots of ways for you to connect with past and present Quakers.

Get Involved

Connect with alumni from your specific program through our Social Policy and Nonprofit Leadership alumni associations.

BE A MENTOR

Be that positive force in someone’s life by volunteering to mentor a current SP2 student through our Mentor Collective program.

ADMISSIONS

Alumni Referral Program

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Alumni Benefits

Here are some of the valuable services and benefits that are available to you as a Penn alum.

Events

04/18

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Acts of Kindness Pop-Up

Stop by the Caster lobby for a to-go snack on your way to your evening class or before you head home!

Events

04/19

Leadership Practicum Symposium

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News

Cover of Slow Burn The Hidden Costs of a Warming World by SP2's R. Jisung Park

SP2’s R. Jisung Park publishes “Slow Burn: The Hidden Costs of a Warming World” 

In “Slow Burn: The Hidden Costs of a Warming World,” Dr. R. Jisung Park, an assistant professor at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), encourages us to view climate change through a different lens: one that focuses less on the possibility of mass climate extinction in a theoretical future, and more on the everyday implications of climate change here and now.