Chinese Studies is available in Thailand. Contact Jennifer or Julie.

Community Engagement

Connect and engage through service and leadership

Earlham develops leaders who are engaged both locally and globally, and the Community Engagement program helps students enact their impulses to make a difference in the world.

Community Engagement services

  • Connect students with volunteer opportunities in Richmond and around the globe
  • Form reciprocal, mutually beneficial relationships with community partner organizations and agencies, seeking long-term solutions to complex challenges
  • Support teaching faculty to incorporate service learning, community-based research, and other forms of community-based learning in their courses, allowing students to develop knowledge and skills while addressing community issues
  • Encourage student engagement with movements for social justice, public policy, and voter education and registration
  • Provide students with information about service and social justice opportunities open to recent college graduates
  • Administer the Bonner Scholars Program and the Engaged Scholars Program, service scholarship programs

Ask Alexis | Should I Include Potentially Controversial Volunteer Experience On My Resume?

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Over the last few years, I’ve been doing quite a bit of volunteering. I’m concerned, however, that some of my stints may be just a little controversial depending on the organization I’m applying to work for now …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Adulting in Boston

I always thought I wouldn’t enjoy city life that much. Bustling neighborhoods with tireless people walking with purpose to start off their day, the busy public transportations, crowded local places at lunch hours, and young professionals with their business casual …

By Sonam Tsomo
Sonam Tsomo
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El dia en Costa Rica

“Pura Vida!” Greets my host-dad in the morning, as I sit for breakfast with the family. I have lived here for enough time to greet him back with “Pura Vida,” yet with a certain softness and unfamiliarity in my tone. …

By Shruti Belitkar
Shruti Belitkar
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Health Externship Fall 2021 Application

Welcome back! We are excited to return our Health Externship program to in-person experiences within the community.  The program is designed to allow students discernment opportunities within various healthcare fields while gaining necessary volunteer and job shadowing hours for graduate …

By Jessie Pilewski
Jessie Pilewski Associate Director of the Center for Global Health
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Earlham Epic Grand Challenge

Eligibility for Participation
Individuals and teams comprising up to five members can participate in the Epic Grand Challenge. The CEIC encourages team participation, as one of the criteria for judging is interdisciplinary academics. Current students from Earlham College, Earlham School …

By Eboni Dixon
Eboni Dixon Asst. Director of Epic Communications and Career Coach
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(765) 983-1424
Address

1st Floor Landrum Bolling Center
801 National Rd W
Richmond, IN 47374
Richmond, IN 47374

Office Hours

M 8:30am - 12pm; 1pm-5pm
T 8:30am - 12pm; 1pm-5pm
W 8:30am - 12pm; 1pm-5pm
TH 8:30am - 12pm; 1pm-5pm
F 8:30am - 12pm; 1pm-5pm