Build knowledge, skills, and networks while making meaningful contributions to communities locally, nationally, and across the globe.
Cardinal Quarter offers you the opportunity to participate in a full-time, quarter-long public service experience designed to integrate your academic learning with field-based experience. You can pursue prearranged placements or self-designed opportunities in both domestic and international settings. Nearly 500 opportunities are offered each year through more than 30 campus partners involved in the Cardinal Quarter initiative.
As a Cardinal Quarter participant, you will engage in pre-field preparatory programs, cohort activities, advising sessions with faculty members, and reflection activities during and after the service experience. You will also receive a stipend award, which may be adjusted based on demonstrated financial need or for students traveling internationally or to high cost-of-living locations.
Most Cardinal Quarter application deadlines are in early February so it is important to plan ahead. Please feel free to contact a Cardinal Quarter Peer Advisor, drop by program staff walk-in advising hours on Fridays between 1-3pm on the second floor of the Haas Center (Room 210), or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or to set up an advising appointment.