Community Service-Learning

Pathways Program

CSL Pathways Program

CSL gratefully acknowledges the generous donations by Eileen Mercier and the Edmonton Community Foundation which make the Pathways program possible.

Pathways allows UAlberta CSL 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 2020)* 

ELIGIBILITY:
Open to full time undergraduate UAlberta CSL students who meet the following requirements by the beginning of the 2019 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 2020 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: February 28, 2020 GOOGLE FORM
 
INFO SESSIONS (Arts & Convocation Hall):
  • November 5, 2019, 12:30-1:30PM
  • December 4, 2019, 12-1PM
Are you interested in hosting a CSL Pathways student in Summer 2020? Pathways Information for Community Organizations (pdf)

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 3, 2020 

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:

 

Path option A:  


      Path option B:  
      Path option C: 

YEAR 1: 2019/2020

  YEAR 1: 2019/2020   
   YEAR 1: 2019/2020
 FALL 2019
• Non-Profit Board Internship Program
• CSL Course
   FALL 2019
• CSL Course

  FALL 2019
• CSL Course
• CSL Course 
 WINTER 2020
• CSL Course
   WINTER 2020
• CSL Course
   WINTER 2020
• CSL Course
 SUMMER 2020
• 4-Month paid internship
   SUMMER 2020
• 4-Month paid internship
   SUMMER 2020
• 4-Month paid internship
 YEAR 2: 2020/2021 
   YEAR 2: 2020/2021 
   YEAR 2:  2020/2021 
 FALL 2020
• Structured reflection

   FALL 2020
• Non-Profit Board Internship Program
• CSL Course
   FALL 2020
• Non-Profit Board Internship Program
• CSL Course
 WINTER 2021
• CSL Course
• Completion of Certificate in Community
  Engagement and Service-Learning           
   WINTER 2021
• Structured reflection
• Completion of Certificate in Community
  Engagement and Service-Learning           
   WINTER 2021
• Structured reflection
• Completion of Certificate in Community    
  Engagement and Service-Learning