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Service Learning Student

"I've learned that I can do something, that I can make a difference, and that my voice, my opinion does matter."

- Quotes from our Students

Getting started...

Step 1: Talk to your designated S-L professor about whether this course option is right for you.

Step 2: Choose a community based organization where you would like to serve.

Step 3: Consult with the Service-Learning Coordinator about your choice and discuss registration process.

Benefits of Service-Learning

  • Offers the opportunity for you to connect the concepts you learn in the classroom to real life experiences in the community.
  • Enhances learning of values, citizenship, and leadership skills and provides a platform for discussing those qualities.
  • Gives you a chance to gain knowledge and expertise from the community.
  • Prepares you for potential internships and field research.
  • Allows exploration of career options.
  • Develops contacts within the community.
  • Teaches workforce skills.
  • Fosters connections with people of diverse cultures and lifestyles.
  • Provides legitimate workplace experience that can be added to your resume.

To contact us:
Center for Career Development & Experiential Learning
2001 Oriental Boulevard, Rm. C102
Mail Code: CP
Brooklyn, New York 11235-2398

Phone: 718-368-5115
Fax: 718-368-5366