C’17 Samantha Lacey

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
summer internship.

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C’17 Alexandra Van Grouw

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.

emily at homeless solutions
C’17 Emily Kubin



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.”



C’17 Cara Anan

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.




Year Two

  • 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 GreenArts by the PeopleMadison Ambulance, American Red Cross, Township of Morristown; Office of Sustainability, Morris County Court HouseDress for Success, STARS; Neighborhood House Morristown, NJ – After School ProgramMadison Day Care, Third Street Alliance