Campus Job Opportunities within Community Work and Learning 

The Center for Community Work and Learning is a part of the Office of Scholarly Engagement and offers several meaningful and engaging student employment programs. These opportunities are open to all years and all majors! The programs include America Reads, Assistantship Mentoring Program (AMP), and Community Leaders Program. These are all paid positions, and can be used as internships for credit!

America Reads:

A program that aims to ensure literacy and academic proficiency in K-12 students. St. Kate’s students are employed as tutors for various schools and organizations in the Twin Cities area, and travel as a group to partner locations. CWL supports tutors with training sessions, events, and opportunities for reflection.

Associated partners include: 

This opportunity is open to all St. Kate’s students, including graduate students, but is primarily geared towards the incoming undergraduate class. You can apply through Handshake – search ‘on campus’ employment and ‘America Reads”! Contact with questions. 

Assistantship Mentoring Program (AMP):

This program partners students with faculty/staff to do collaborative work. This can be in the form of a Teaching Assistant (TA), a Research Assistant (RA), or a Program Assistant (PA). Each position has unique opportunities and roles, depending on the faculty/staff member, student, and area of interest! Students are compensated and will work about 10 hours per week. This program is open to CFW, CFA, and graduate students. 

Application Deadlines:

Fall deadline: November 15

Spring deadline: April 15

Apply Here! Or on Handshake – search ‘on campus’ employment and ‘AMP’. You will apply jointly with a faculty/staff member. Contact if you are looking to connect with a mentor.

Community Leaders Program:

This program gives students opportunities to work for local community organizations while growing leadership and professional skills. These positions are about 12 hours/ week and are open to all students! 

Impact Areas Include:

  • Housing Justice
  • Food Access
  • Support for women and girls
  • Immigration and refugee support
  • And more!

Apply on Handshake – search ‘on campus’ employment and ‘Community Leaders’ to see all openings! Contact with questions. 

Memorialize the Movement Community Work and Learning also supports Community-Engaged Learning (CEL) designated courses and campus-wide civic engagement opportunities. These are all great opportunities for not only internships or employment, but also for career growth!

By Shavonnye Rath
Shavonnye Rath Career Assistant