On Tuesday, Aug. 28, Join Us in Making Progress (JUMP), the Center for Community Engagement, and Career Services will be hosting the annual Service and Internship Fair at Salazar Quad between 11 a.m. -1:30 p.m.
This year, 60 organizations are expected to participate in an event designed for non-profit and governmental organizations to showcase internship and service opportunities to the Sonoma State University community.
Organizations such the Peace Corps, the American Red Cross, the Boys and Girls Club, and many others have annually participated to provide students with outstanding service and internship opportunities.
The Service and Internship Fair is open to all students, faculty, and staff members. Attendees can expect to learn more about each organization present as well as acquire internship and service opportunities in the non-profit and governmental sector.
Non-profit and governmental organizations interested in participating are encouraged to register online at http://www.regonline.com/serviceinternshipfair. Registration beginning August 12 is $48.
The Service and Internship Fair is an excellent event that builds on the values of service-learning, experiential education, and volunteerism in higher education.
Students are encouraged to RSVP via the Service and Internship Fair Facebook site at https://www.facebook.com/events/417445088306255/
Career Services supports and empowers students to be active participants in the career development process by preparing students to make informed decisions regarding their future. It offers comprehensive resources, advising, programs, and access to internship, employment, and graduate school opportunities.
The Center for Community Engagement (CCE) advances community-based programs on the campus.it also supports faculty in developing community-based teaching that integrates academic theory with community service and research that is inclusive of community partners and students to address local problems.
By incorporating these projects into the curriculum, it teaches students to be active citizens and that the theories taught in the classroom do apply to real-world issues
Join Us Making Progress (JUMP), the community service program of the Associated Students Inc., provides students the opportunity for personal growth, leadership, and education through service to the campus and the community.
By organizing service and advocacy opportunities in response to our community's needs, JUMP encourages students to pursue purposeful action and education while promoting change and impacting the world.