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 2021)*

ELIGIBILITY:
Open to full time undergraduate UAlberta CSL students who meet the following requirements by the beginning of the 2020 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 2021 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 22, 2021, 12-1PM, online (link will be sent to registrants)

STUDENT APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 1, 2021
COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 1, 2021
Are you interested in hosting a CSL Pathways student in Summer 2021?
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: 2020/2021

YEAR 1: 2020/2021 YEAR 1: 2020/2021
FALL 2020
• Non-Profit Board Internship Program
• CSL Course
FALL 2020
• CSL Course
FALL 2020
• CSL Course
• CSL Course
WINTER 2021
• CSL Course
WINTER 2021
• CSL Course
WINTER 2021
• CSL Course
SUMMER 2021
• 4-Month paid internship
SUMMER 2021
• 4-Month paid internship
SUMMER 2021
• 4-Month paid internship
YEAR 2: 2021/2021 YEAR 2: 2021/2022 YEAR 2: 2021/2022
FALL 2021
• Structured reflection
FALL 2021
• Non-Profit Board Internship Program
• CSL Course
FALL 2021
• Non-Profit Board Internship Program
• CSL Course
WINTER 2022
• CSL Course
• Completion of Certificate in Community
Engagement and Service-Learning
WINTER 2022
• Structured reflection
• Completion of Certificate in Community
Engagement and Service-Learning
WINTER 2022
• Structured reflection
• Completion of Certificate in Community
Engagement and Service-Learning