Posted: September 12, 2017

Do you see social justice issues around you but don’t know how to help? Become a UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) Youth Researcher and use research to promote social justice!

This fall, there is an opportunity for 20 Penn State undergraduate students to join Dr. Mark Brennan, Professor and UNESCO Chair, in a youth-driven social justice research project.

Any Penn State undergraduate student - especially those interested in…

  • social problems
  • social research
  • international issues
  • community development

Conduct research about a social justice topic you care about through a prestigious UNESCO program

When and Where?
Weekly 2-3 hour meetings will take place throughout the fall semester on the Penn State campus with the opportunity to extend in the Spring.

Why should you be involved?
Be a part of a UNESCO sponsored program and present your findings at UN meetings.

Learn more about a social justice topic you are passionate about with other Penn State students.

Add experience to your resume and get connected to the UNESCO professional network.

To be considered for this opportunity, email by Friday, September 29th

Want To Learn More?
To learn more about Youth as Researchers and the UNESCO chair visit