University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota

Community Involvement

Community Engagement Opportunities
Experiencing The World Beyond the Campus

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  • Get to know people in Minnesota
  • Make a difference in society
  • Challenge how you view the world
  • Meet people from the community
  • Accumulate practical experience
  • Reflect on social ethics

Are you eager to discover the U.S.?
Would you like to do more than be an observer of the culture?

  • Did you come to Minnesota full of curiosity about American life?
  • Do you wonder about the wider community in which you are living?
  • Are you looking for opportunities to apply your knowledge hands-on in the community?
  • Are you interested in political, social, economic, or cultural issues?
  • Are you eager to develop more and deeper friendships?
  • Do you want to understand how American society functions?
  • Do you have a passion for social justice?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, take action now to broaden your horizons. A huge variety of opportunities are available for University of Minnesota students and scholars to get beyond the campus and see what life is like for others in the Twin Cities, Minnesota, and the United States.

Note on language: If you have concerns about your English proficiency you should know that opportunities are available for students at nearly all skill levels.