Pathways Program

CSL Pathways Program

CSL gratefully acknowledges the generous donations by the Edmonton Community Foundation and Eileen Mercier 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 2023)*

ELIGIBILITY:
Open to full time undergraduate UAlberta CSL students who meet the following requirements by the beginning of the 2022 Fall semester:

  • Completion of minimum of one CSL course or course with a CSL component
  • Successful completion of 30 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 2023 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)

INFO SESSION: Friday, January 20, 2023, 12-1PM, online (link will be sent to registrants)

STUDENT APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 1
COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 1
Are you interested in hosting a CSL Pathways student in Summer 2022?
QUESTIONS? Please contact Jill Flaman flaman@ualberta.ca 
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: 2021/2022

YEAR 1: 2021/2022 YEAR 1: 2021/2022
FALL 2021
• Non-Profit Board Internship Program
• CSL Course
FALL 2021
• CSL Course
FALL 2021
• CSL Course
• CSL Course
WINTER 2022
• CSL Course
WINTER 2022
• CSL Course
WINTER 2022
• CSL Course
SUMMER 2022
• 4-Month paid internship
SUMMER 2022
• 4-Month paid internship
SUMMER 2022
• 4-Month paid internship
YEAR 2: 2022/2023 YEAR 2: 2022/2023 YEAR 2: 2022/2023
FALL 2022
• Structured reflection
FALL 2022
• Non-Profit Board Internship Program
• CSL Course
FALL 2022
• Non-Profit Board Internship Program
• CSL Course
WINTER 2023
• CSL Course
• Completion of Certificate in Community
Engagement and Service-Learning
WINTER 2023
• Structured reflection
• Completion of Certificate in Community
Engagement and Service-Learning
WINTER 2023
• Structured reflection
• Completion of Certificate in Community
Engagement and Service-Learning