Explore our opportunities

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

  1. Alternative Spring Break

    Develop leadership skills and community awareness through working in literacy, arts, environmental science and STEM projects in rural and tribal communities throughout Washington.

  2. CELE Fellowships

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

  3. College Access Internships

    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.

  4. Collegium Seminars

    Opportunities to learn about leadership and enjoy community within a small-class setting alongside UW faculty.

  5. Community Volunteering

    These remote and in-person engagement opportunities are offered by community-based organizations in the Seattle-metro area.

  6. Community-Engaged Courses

    Volunteer with community-based organizations as part of a course.

  7. Dream Project Mentor

    Visit a local high school weekly to support students in post-secondary planning. 

  8. Husky Leadership Certificate

    Capstone experience combining reflection, mentorship and creation of a leadership e-portfolio.

  9. Internship GEN ST 350 Course

    Earn credit for the learning associated with an internship experience.

  10. Jumpstart Corps Member

    Inspire preschoolers to love learning.

  11. Jumpstart Team Leader

    Lead a team of UW students to provide educational activities to preschoolers.

  12. Leadership Firesides

    Storytelling and conversation with a diverse range of inspiring leaders.

  13. Leadership Minor

    Study and develop competencies for leadership in your professional and public life.

  14. NextGen Civic Leader Corps

    Designed to inspire undergraduate students to consider careers in government, non-profit, and social venture organizations.

  15. 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.

  16. Riverways EDUC Seminar

    EDUC 401 Riverways Seminars pair your tutoring experience with a once-weekly seminar focusing on a theme in education.

  17. Riverways Intern

    Intern in the UW Riverways Education Partnership for the academic year. Gain skills in program coordination, recruitment and educational programming.

  18. 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.

  19. Undergraduate Community Based Internship

    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!