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.
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Sustaining Hoosier Communities
Guided by faculty who share relevant knowledge and best practices, you can integrate meaningful civic engagement and professional experience into your studies.
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.
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.
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.
Communications Media Intern
The Communications Media Intern will use videography, photography, and written pieces to tell the story of rural Indiana and Indiana University's collaboration with communities in the region.
Digital Design Media Intern
The Digital Design Media Intern will support storytelling projects through a wide variety of communications activities, including preparation of layout and graphics, photography, and videography for platforms including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.