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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

College Center, 2nd Floor

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Community-based learning (CBL)

Community-based learning (CBL) is learning inside or outside of the classroom that incorporates the community and local environment. The Center is here to help you engage! When you give your time and talents to the community, you also benefit by:

  • Gaining experiences and skills employers look for (great for your resume and interviews!)
  • Learning by doing
  • Better understanding of your chosen career path/area of study

CBL Courses

Civic Scholars

America Reads Work Study

Volunteer Opportunities

Campus Election Engagement Project

CBL Special Events

Academic Calendar

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