Community Service-Learning

Pathways Program

CSL Pathways Program

CSL gratefully acknowledges the generous donation by Eileen Mercier which makes the Pathways program possible.

Pathways allows UAlberta ARTS students to experience and reflect on a rich and varied set of experiences with Edmonton community organizations. 

Pathways is a journey through the non-profit sector composed of three integrated parts:

  1. Certificate in Community Engagement and Service-Learning
  2. Non-Profit Board Internship Program
  3. Paid 14-week summer internship with a local organization (5 internships will be available in the spring/summer 2018)* 

ELIGIBILITY:
Open to full time undergraduate UAlberta ARTS students who meet the following requirements by the beginning of the 2017 fall semester:

  • Completion of minimum of one CSL course or course with a CSL component
  • Successful completion of 60 course credits
  • Satisfactory academic standing (see Calendar Sec. 23.6 for the definition of satisfactory academic standing)
  • Intent on returning to the UAlberta for the 2018 Fall term 
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Resume (outline education history, volunteer and paid work experience, and interests)
  • Letter of intent (maximum 500 words) describing: why you want to participate in the program; skills and attributes you have to offer non-profit organizations; how what you want to gain from the program relates to your future goals
  • Application form
  • Two References (academic and personal)
STUDENT APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 29, 2018  Pathways Application Form
FOR COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS: Are you interested in hosting a CSL Pathways student in Summer 2018? Read more info HERE!
 
QUESTIONS? Please contact Jill Flaman flaman@ualberta.ca or 780.492.2037
 
The chart below offers three possible paths that students may take towards completing the Pathways program:

Sample A:  
 Sample B:  
 Sample C: 
 YEAR 1: 2017/2018
 YEAR 1: 2017/2018 A 
 YEAR 1:  2017/2018
 FALL 2017
• Non-Profit Board Internship Program
• CSL Course
 FALL 2017
• CSL Course

FALL 2017
• CSL Course
• CSL Course 
 WINTER 2018
• CSL Course
 WINTER 2018
• CSL Course
 WINTER 2018
• CSL Course
 SUMMER 2018
• 4-Month paid internship
 SUMMER 2018
• 4-Month paid internship
 SUMMER 2018
• 4-Month paid internship
 YEAR 2: 2018/2019
 YEAR 2: 2018/2019 A
 YEAR 2:  2018/2019
 FALL 2018
• Structured reflection

 FALL 2018
• Non-Profit Board Internship Program
• CSL Course
 FALL 2018
• Non-Profit Board Internship Program
• CSL Course
 WINTER 2019
• CSL Course
• Completion of Certificate in Community
  Engagement and Service-Learning           
 WINTER 2019
• Structured reflection
• Completion of Certificate in Community
  Engagement and Service-Learning           
 WINTER 2019
• Structured reflection
• Completion of Certificate in Community
  Engagement and Service-Learning