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Nonprofit Connect Shadow Day

Emily Bruggeman, Elementary Education major, participating in Nonprofit Shadow Day in Fall 2018. Image Description: Women holding a pair of goggles up to her eyes, which simular different levels of visual impairment.Interested in working for a nonprofit or advocacy organization after graduation? Every year, Nonprofit Connect hosts Shadow Day, through which students have the opportunity to experience a "day in the life" of a nonprofit professional in the Kansas City Area. This is a great chance for you to get a better idea of what kidns of jobs exists in the nonprofit world, and if community service is a career path you would be interested in pursuing! 

There is a registration fee associated with Shadow Day, but the CSL is excited to sponsor a select number of students by covering that fee. To learn more, click here.


Kansas Service & Civic Engagement Conference

KU Student Samiyah Para-Cremer, standing in front of her poster at the Kansas Service and Civic Engagement Conference in February, 2020. Join students from across the state in sharing your service learning and civic engagement experiences from November 10-12, 2020! This virtual conference will give insight into how other students are making a difference on campus and in their broader communities, and also provide networking opportunities with faculty and service learning professional staff.

For more information about the conference, registration, and submitting a presentation proposal, click here.


Service Showcase: Juried Poster Competition

Student Presenting Poster to Judge at the 2019 KU Service Showcase and CelebrationThe Service Showcase is an opportunity for students to share their service projects and experiences with the KU and broader Lawrence community. This event provides student presenters an opportunity to network with service-minded professionals, practice presentation skills, and add additional experience to their education portfolio. All KU students are invited to submit proposals. This event is held in conjunction with the Service Celebration event held every April. 

The application form will open early Spring semester, but you may fill out a nomination form such that students receive further instructions once the application is open. Please fill out the student’s (or your) name here

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