​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Upcoming Events ​

Thursday, March 28:

Civic Engagement Spring Workshop
"Women in Civic Engagement"
   9:15 am – 9:30 am: Welcome in B192 JFSB
   9:30 am – 10:45 am: Panel 1, Women in   
   Nonprofit Leadership in B192 JFSB
   11:00 am – 12:00 pm: Keynote Address by
   Gail Miller in 251 TNRB
   1:30 pm – 2:45 pm: Panel 2, Why Women
   Should Run for Office in B192 JFSB
   3:00 pm – 4:15 pm: Panel 3, Women in
   Government in B192 JFSB​




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Volunteer/job/internship opportunities:

  • Nonprofit Student Researcher: Community Action Services is looking for help to explore the root causes of poverty in our community and produce information that will help guide their services for the next five years. High-impact opportunity with flexible time commitment. Research experience is helpful, but not required. If you (or someone else you know) is interested, please contact Selina Forsyth at sforsyth@communityactionuc.org.
  • Economic Development Workforce Fellowship: Salt Lake County’s division of Regional Economic Development is seeking a current senior or graduate student with an interest in qualitative research methods to participate in a fellowship program from June 3 - August 16. The Workforce Fellow will conduct focus groups with employees at businesses in Salt Lake County, transcribe these interviews, and help analyze the data. 12-15 hours a week with an overall stipend of $3,000. Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and three references to RMatthes@slco.org. Applications are due by March 24. For more information, email us at civicengagement@byu.edu.
  • AmeriCorps Service: Montanta Campus Contact is looking for BYU students and graduates to join their AmeriCorps national service programs focused on advancing K-12 success, promoting college access, and alleviating poverty. If you are interested in a summer or fall position, contact Callye Foster, the MTCC program specialist at foster@mtcompact.org.​

Civic Engagement Spring Workshop, "Women in Civic Engagement"

Thursday, March 28, from 9 AM - 4 PM in B192 JFSB and 251 TNRB​

This workshop is an opportunity for both female and male students to learn about the challenges women face in civic engagement leadership. Panelists will include leaders in government, politics, and non-profit management who will talk about their own career paths, the trials they have faced, and the things that can be done to encourage women to participate in the community more effectively. The keynote speaker will  be Gail Miller, who is the head of the Larry H. Miller Group, one of the most successful business enterprises in Utah.



Mission
The Office of Civic Engagement provides students and faculty with the appropriate skills and meaningful opportunities to become engaged in their respective communities. We seek to promote civic service and to encourage everyone to find ways to solve problems around them. To learn more, click here.

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"Members should do their civic duty by supporting measures that strengthen society morally, economically, and culturally. Members are urged to be actively engaged in worthy causes to improve their communities and make them wholesome places in which to live and rear families."

–LDS Handbook of Instruction