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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 ksaleet@colgate.edu.  Please contact Krista Saleet, director of the COVE, with any questions.

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