Our programs are centered around the areas of community-engaged learning, democratic engagement, leadership education, preK-12 student success and place-based initiatives.

  1. CELE Fellowships

    CELE Fellowships

    Funding for students committed to making public service part of their academic experience.

  2. Riverways Tutor

    Riverways Tutor

    Tutor with Riverways Education Partnership at an elementary, middle or high school, in a variety of subjects. Enjoy a flexible schedule with high impact as a K-12 tutor.

  3. Othello-UW Commons Internship

    Othello-UW Commons Internship

    Spend one, two or three quarters taking on programmatic projects such as needs assessment, program evaluation, communication to support campus-community mission of the Commons.

  4. Jumpstart Corps Member

    Jumpstart Corps Member

    Inspire preschoolers to love learning.

Student Voices

Student Voices

My work with Alternative Spring Break in my home community of Neah Bay was the beginning of learning how to articulate myself. For the first time, I felt like I could belong to both worlds: the world of the Makah elementary students and the world of UW undergrads. It was during this surreal moment — having dinner as a guest at my former principals house — that I started to see how my academic life could circle back to my home community.

—Auston Jimmicum, '20

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Undergraduate Community Based Internship

Undergraduate Community Based Internship

Undergraduate Community Based Internship Applications are Open!

UCBI is a paid internship program that places undergraduates in non-profit and public sector organizations. Students interested in public service get the chance to explore, contribute, and grow as they work in, with, and for local communities. Please view the information session recording before applying. Applications are due Sunday, November 1st (11:59PM PT).

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