The Civic Engagement Certificate Program gives students the skills and experiences necessary to become leaders in the field of civic engagement. Through both hands-on community engagement and classroom learning, students gain a deeper understanding of communities and are supported in endeavors to achieve positive social change.
All Northwestern freshmen, sophomores, and juniors are welcome to apply to this 2-year, 5-credit program. The Certificate Program incorporates 100 hours of community engagement and a Capstone Project in collaboration with a local organization.
The program is offered through SESP but open to students from any school or major. Interested students can apply here.
Information sessions are offered on the following dates. RSVP encouraged, but not required.
Date: Friday, November 9
Time: 2-3 PM
Location: Annenberg, Room 303
Date: Monday, November 12
Time: 5-6 PM
Location: Norris – 203 Lake Room
Date: Wednesday, November 14
Time: 4-5 PM
Location: Center for Civic Engagement (1813 Hinman Ave., Evanston) – Seminar Room