An education that works anywhere

We are actively engaging the energy and creativity of IU Bloomington students interested in applying classroom lessons to the real issues and problems facing our rural neighbors.

Sustaining Hoosier Communities

Through the center’s Sustaining Hoosier Communities program, you can engage with Indiana’s rural communities while developing transferable skills, professional experience, and relationships with local community leaders.

Find out more about Sustaining Hoosier Communities and how you can connect your learning experiences with service projects in rural communities.

Sustaining Hoosier Communities: The Student Experience

IU Corps

IU Corps brings together IU’s collective, varied service efforts under one umbrella to help address the world’s most pressing challenges and meet its most critical needs. IU Corps can be a starting point for students who want to learn about service and volunteer options.

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The Center for Rural Engagement regularly has internship opportunities in media, data science, arts and humanities, community engagement, and more for talented candidates with a passion for our community-focused mission.

Current openings

Summer Media Internship

The media intern will perform a wide variety of communications activities, including preparation of social media posts, photography, and graphics for platforms including Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. This position, in partnership with the director of communications, will support website content updates, project request submissions, print design needs, and presentation technology, and other duties as assigned.

Position includes in-state travel.

Temporary Hourly, 40 Hours Per Week
May 6 – August 9

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