Our programs are centered around the areas of community-engaged learning, democratic engagement, leadership education, preK-12 student success and place-based initiatives.
Develop leadership skills and community awareness through working in literacy, arts, environmental science and STEM projects in rural and tribal communities throughout Washington.
Funding for students committed to making public service part of their academic experience.
Intern at a local middle or high school supporting student post-secondary planning; support facilitation of Dream Project lectures; and support peers during visits to local high schools.
Opportunities to learn about leadership and enjoy community within a small-class setting alongside UW faculty.
These remote and in-person engagement opportunities are offered by community-based organizations in the Seattle-metro area.
Volunteer with community-based organizations as part of a course.
Visit a local high school weekly to support students in post-secondary planning.
Capstone experience combining reflection, mentorship and creation of a leadership e-portfolio.
Earn credit for the learning associated with an internship experience.
Inspire preschoolers to love learning.
Lead a team of UW students to provide educational activities to preschoolers.
Storytelling and conversation with a diverse range of inspiring leaders.
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.
EDUC 401 Riverways Seminars pair your tutoring experience with a once-weekly seminar focusing on a theme in education.
Intern in the UW Riverways Education Partnership for the academic year. Gain skills in program coordination, recruitment and educational programming.
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.
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.
We hope you find opportunities here that spark your interest! Don't hesitate to contact us if you have questions about specific programs or want to connect with someone to learn more!