RELG 007. Chester Semester Fellowship
(Cross-listed as BLST 007 and ENVS 007 )
ChesterSemester is an interdisciplinary course on social change with an engaged scholarship internship component. Housed within the Environmental Studies Program and the Black Studies Program and supported by the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility, it consists of a weekly class facilitated by engaged faculty, staff, and community partners; a supervised internship in the nearby city of Chester; and a final research paper with a public-facing presentation. The purpose of ChesterSemester is to build strong relationships between committed students and community leaders on common projects of mutual transformation.
In sum, the ChesterSemester Fellowship includes a Fall course with a 4-5 hr/wk internship (and Spring paid internship) in Chester City.
Eligible for BLST, ENVS, ESCH.
Fall 2022. Wallace.
Fall 2023. Staff.
Fall 2024 Wallace.
Catalog chapter: Religion
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/religion
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