Programs for Students
There’s no “one size fits all” when it comes to community-engaged learning at Cornell. Explore the three program areas to see what interests you most.
- Engaged Leadership: Develop skills and discover how to lead with a public purpose
- Events and workshops: Dive deeper into issues you’re passionate about
- For credit: Earn credit and meet degree requirements through community-engaged learning courses or research
Foundations of Community-Engaged Learning
A three-week intensive series offering students the tools to collaborate with communities and pursue change in any issue of public concern
Certificate in Community-Engaged Leadership
Build on your interests and apply your experiences (from courses to extracurricular activities) to this program to develop the skills you need to be a community-engaged leader.
- Funding: $1,900 maximum available only to students who plan to complete the entire program
A cohort of students who have completed the Certificate in Community-Engaged Leadership and lead a variety of special projects for the Einhorn Center
Events and Workshops
Community Engagement Showcase
An annual celebration of community-engaged learning at Cornell through poster presentations, guest speakers, networking and awards
Community-Engaged Learning Courses
Taking students beyond the classroom to collaborate with communities — in Ithaca and around the globe — to design, implement and evaluate real solutions to real problems