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Center for Career Development and Community-Based Learning

You don't have to wait until you graduate to put your knowledge to work. Through Community-based learning, you can collaborate with local high schools, conduct research with community partners and solve operations issues for organizations.

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Center for Career Development and Community-Based Learning

careerdevelopment@inverhills.edu
651-450-3683
College Center, 2nd Floor

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IHCC Civic Scholars Program

This opportunity is supported by Dakota Electric and the IHCC Foundation.

Civic skills are critical for employment success and effective citizenship. Community-based learning (CBL) teaches skills such as leadership, communication, and collaboration.

As a Civic Scholar, you will have the opportunity to earn a $250 scholarship with an option to renew for spring semester.

Program Components

  • Civic Scholars Kick Off
  • Attend three community-based learning events (a menu of choices will be provided)
    • OR Participants can waive the three events by participating in one of these options:
      • Enrolled in a community-based learning course for credit (contact Shannon Williams, swilliams@inverhills.edu) for a list of eligible courses
      • Work as a community service work study employee (current opportunities include Neighbors Inc., DARTS, the IHCC food and resource center, or elementary reading tutor)
  • End-of-Semester Wrap Up

Eligibility

  • Enrolled in 6 or more credits at IHCC in fall 2021.
  • Priority will be given to students with a financial need.
  • There are five scholarships available for fall semester.
  • Commitment to the program components listed above.

How to Apply

  • Fill out the online application by Friday, October 22.
  • Applicants will be notified by Friday, October 29.

Contact

Shannon Williams
Community-Based Learning Coordinator
swilliams@inverhills.edu

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