Ways to Connect with the Clark Community
The LEEP Center is home to several offices - including Career Services and Community Engagement - which facilitate connections and partnerships between external organizations and the campus community. Your organization might have personal connections with faculty or administrators at Clark that help you connect to students, but the LEEP Center can facilitate formal connections in the following ways. If you are not sure what type of student support you are looking for, this list may help you decide what opportunities will be best for your organization. Please feel free to contact the LEEP Center to talk about the possibilities.
- The Clark Recruiter is an online database for undergraduate and graduate students to browse volunteer, internship, and employment opportunities. If you have an account, you are able to add information about positions at any time. If you would like to set up an account, click here for information.
- If you looking for student volunteers for your organization, you can also complete the Community Partner request form and a staff member from the Community Engagement Office will follow up with you on the opportunity.
Coming to Campus
Campus recruiting options
External organizations can connect with students through tabling in the University Center or hosting information sessions throughout the year. For-profit companies should contact Brian Hanna, Assistant Director of Career Services and non-profit organizations should contact Micki Davis, Director of Community Engagement.
In addition to the above opportunities, the LEEP Center hosts a variety of events throughout the year including:
- Community Engagement and Internship Fair: held annually in August
Each fall, Community Engagement and Career Services sponsor this fair to help students find an opportunity that fits their interests and schedule. Over 25 local organizations offering internship, volunteer, and service learning opportunities attend. Recent attendees including the Greater Worcester Land Trust, Hanover Theatre, African Community Education, Pathways for Change and many more! Contact Micki Davis, Director of Community Engagement, for more information.
- Study Abroad Fair: held annually in October
With over 50 Clark-affiliated semester and year-long study abroad programs, this annual fall fair gives Clarkies the opportunity to speak with program representatives and returned students.
- Career and Summer Internship Fair: held annually in February
Sponsored by Career Services, this annual fair features over 35 employers interested in hiring Clark students for entry-level, full-time employment and internships. 2015 employer attendees included Dell/EMC, Community Harvest Project, FBI, Department of Environmental Protection, The McLean Center at Fernside, Public Consulting Group, Seven Hills Foundation, United States Peace Corp, UNUM, and Worcester Community Housing Organization. Students interested in finding a full-time job or summer internship are encouraged to attend. Employers interested in attending should contact Brian Hanna.
Connecting with faculty
- If you have a community project that you think would be great for faculty or community based learning courses, please contact Micki Davis, Director of Community Engagement.
- Faculty and student research in the Worcester community is archived in the online Local Knowledge Database. If you are looking for faculty and/or student support on a research project, please contact Micki Davis.
Want to hire a Clarkie?
- Connect with Brian Hanna, Assistant Director of Career Services