As part of their Year Two requirement, Civic Scholars
are to complete a 2-credit Civic Internship with a non-profit
or government agency. Civic Scholar C’17 Samantha Lacey
ran a drama therapy program for Third Street Alliance‘s
“Sharing the Caring” program in Easton PA, a day-care program
for the elderly with neurodegenerative dementia for her
Civic Scholar C’17 Alexandra Van
Grouw interned with the Habitat for
Humanity affiliate, Habitat Bergen. She
helped with their project “Repair.
Rebuild. ReStore.” which is aiding
homeowners in Little Ferry, NJ to restore
their homes after Hurricane Sandy.
Civic Scholar C’17 Emily Kubin attended
the Halloween party at Homeless Solutions, Inc.,
Emily is interning at this nonprofit that helps the
homeless and working poor in Morris County.
According to Emily “this internship has been a life
changing experience and I will be so sad when it
ends in December.”
Civic Scholar C’17 Cara Anan interned at the Borough of Madison. According to Cara interning with the borough has truly been a life changing experience, “I have always had a passion for volunteering, but nothing like what I have experienced at this internship. I have networked with local businessmen and women, expanded my knowledge about how local government works, and fulfilled a requirement for the Civic Scholar Program at Drew all while exploring my passion for Political Science.” In this photograph, Cara is being recognized for her volunteer efforts with the local Farm’s Market.
- Complete a 2-credit Civic Internship with a non-profit or government agency
- Complete a minimum of 100 hours of service benefiting communities beyond Drew’s campus each year (at least 50 hours completed while classes are in session at Drew)
- Complete three intensive Civic Skills Workshop: Working in Teams,From Planning to Action, What works (and how do you know)
Fall 2014 Internship Placements:
Grow it Green, Arts by the People, Madison Ambulance, American Red Cross, Township of Morristown; Office of Sustainability, Morris County Court House, Dress for Success, STARS; Neighborhood House Morristown, NJ – After School Program, Madison Day Care, Third Street Alliance