The Partnership for Civic Advancement is a UMF initiative that supports student participation in community-based activities in western Maine and beyond. All Partnership activities are intended to be mutually beneficial to UMF students and to the communities served.
- Undergraduate Research
- Leadership Education and Training, and
- Service Learning
(Please see “Definitions” for a description of each type of engagement.)
How to get involved:
- Students interested in working with community organizations or local businesses, please start here.
- Faculty and staff members seeking to expand student learning opportunities through community placements may start here.
- Community businesses and organizations interested in securing assistance from UMF students on high priority community projects are invited to start here.
Internship Fair – Wednesday, October 23rd, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., NDH A
Several of the Partnership’s Community Partners will be present to talk with students about internship opportunities, including: American Red Cross of Maine, Androscoggin Land Trust, Belgrade Regional Conservation Alliance, Franklin County Adult Education, High Peaks Alliance, Maine Department of Environmental Protection, Mercer Community Club, Mountain Wireless, Safe Voices, United Way of the Tri-Valley Area, and Western Maine Community Action. Call the Partnership at 778-7516 for additional information.
Graduate School Fair – also on Wednesday, October 23rd, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., NDH B&C
A number of graduate school opportunities will be represented. Call UMF’s Center for Student Development (778-7034) for additional information.
Internship Workshop – Wednesday, October 30th, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., The Landing
Student Intern Awards: Applications for Spring 2014 awards are due by: Friday, November 1, 2013!
Check here to see if you qualify for a UMF-Bangor Savings Bank Intern Award and to find out what types of awards and financial support may be available to help support your internship work in the community.
Check out the stories about student interns and their work in the community in the Partnership News
This website is maintained by the Partnership. It is meant to serve students, faculty, staff, and community sponsors. Suggestions for improving this site are always welcome.