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Community-based Internship Showcase is Jan. 27

Published: January 17, 2020 Author: Staff reports

Ohio University’s Center for Campus and Community Engagement will host a Community-Based Internship Showcase from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday Jan. 27 in the Baker University Center Theatre. A reception will follow.

The showcase will feature a panel of students who have interned at organizations including the Mayors Partnership for Progress, the Southeast Ohio History Center, and Rural Action.

The Center for Campus and Community Engagement’s Community Based Internship program creates outstanding partnerships between dedicated students and nonprofit/public-sector organizations. By engagement in community-driven work, students gain high impact experiential learning that results in authentic outcomes for communities. This showcase highlights the powerful, mutually beneficial partnerships between Ohio University students and community partners. This event takes place during the College of Arts and Sciences’ Career and Networking Week and is open to all Bobcats and community members.

To find complete details for the week’s events and to watch live or later at your convenience, visit the Career and Networking Week web page.  

“We hope to bring together students, faculty, staff, and community members to hear about the positive and transformative impact of community-based internships we are facilitating across Southeast Ohio and Ohio University campuses,” said Center for Campus and Community Engagement Director Mary Nally.

The Center for Campus and Community Engagement’s mission is to serve as a central point of contact in the connection of learning, serving and engagement between students, faculty and staff at Ohio University, the surrounding communities, the Appalachian region, the state of Ohio, our nation and our partners around the globe.