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Alternative Winter Break Trips

January 10-15, 2016

Deadline to apply is Wednesday, October 28th at 4pm

The COVE will be hosting two alternative break trips this winter break. They are a disaster response trip to New Orleans, LA and a hunger and homeless outreach trip to Washington D.C.  Click here for full descriptions.

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Boston Non-Profit Immersion Trip

November 22 - 24, 2015

Deadline to apply is Thursday, October 22 at 5:00 pm

The Max Shacknai Center for Outreach, Volunteerism, and Education (COVE), Center for Career Services and the Common Good Professional Network will host a two-day, non-profit immersion trip to Boston, MA November 22-24, 2015.  The trip will provide an overview of the non-profit sector. Through site visits, alumni career stories, and networking opportunities, participants will learn about career options within the field, see different offices and organizational cultures from the inside-out, and network with alumni.  

The trip will include a reception with a keynote address from alumnus Jim Peyser, Secretary of Education for the State of Massachusetts. The cost of the trip is $40, which includes transportation, hotel and meals. Financial assistance is available if needed.  Applications can be submitted in paper form to 109G Lathrop in the COVE or electronically to  Please contact Krista Saleet, director of the COVE, with any questions.

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