Northwestern College: Denver - Denver Urban Semester

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Service-learning and community development are the focus of the Denver Urban Semester, which provides experience with careers in nonprofits. Students spend 24 to 28 hours per week at an internship, take 2 to 3 classes, and live in community. Servi... read more

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June 30, 2016 Great!
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I came to have a deep appreciation for diversity and realized that I have a passion for working with children who come from underprivileged families. I also learned how to work with students who don't speak English. I also learned how to work with people who communicate in different ways than me. It was definitely worthwhile! - Northwestern College View Entire Review
I gained a great appreciation for the day to day life of Denver. I loved getting to know people that I normally wouldn't have met when visiting Denver. Everything from the people to the experiences was a memory that I will always have. I feel like my perception of Denver will always be different than that of someone who is just ... - Northwestern College View Entire Review
I learned what it is like to work in the social work field and also work with the homeless community. I am appreciative of all I learned at my practicum site and highly recommend the Denver Rescue Mission to future social work students. My experience of living in Denver was wonderful and I learned a lot just by riding the bus ev... - Northwestern College View Entire Review

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Service-learning and community development are the focus of the Denver Urban Semester, which provides experience with careers in nonprofits. Students spend 24 to 28 hours per week at an internship, take 2 to 3 classes, and live in community. Serving as the on-site hosts are staff of Mile High Ministries, a Christian organization that seeks to mobilize neighborhoods, equip leaders and empower the poor.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Internship
Program Length(s):
  • Spring
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Teacher Education by Level
  • Bilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Education
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Public Relations, Advertising, Applied Communication
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Year Founded:
2013
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