Opportunities

Work Study/ Student Employment Opportunities:

America Reads Tutors:  Allegheny students serving as America Reads Tutors provide one-to-one and small group tutoring and literacy activities at local elementary schools and community sites.

Creating Landscapes for Families Program: Allegheny College students and other community partners offer individualized homework help and educational experiences for students of all ages. (http://creatinglandscapes.org/families/index.html)

Creek Connections: Creek Connections is a collaboration between Allegheny and K-12 schools to promote natural science education through hands-on field and laboratory experiences. Allegheny College faculty and students provide the framework and assistance for school-based investigative research in regional watersheds through a variety of programs throughout the school year.  See http://sites.allegheny.edu/creekconnections/ 

E=MC2: Allegheny College students interested in elementary education with a focus on STEM and cultural geography programming work to provide an enrichment program for local elementary school students.

MAMS Academic Mentor: Work-study eligible students mentor 7th and 8th grade students at Meadville Area Middle School. 

MLK Mentor: Work-study eligible students mentor Meadville Area Middle School 7th and 8th grade students as part of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Mentoring Program with support from Bonner Student Service Leaders. 

Operation READ tutors: Operation READ is an after-school program at Second District Elementary School designed to support literacy skills for students in grades 3-5. Allegheny College students serve as tutors matched 1:1 or 1:2 with Second District Students.

For-Credit Opportunities: 

Gifted and Talented Enrichment Program: Allegheny interns work with the Gifted and Talented Program (part of the Creating Landscapes program) to provide on-campus learning opportunities for middle and high school students from Crawford Central School District, Conneaut School District and PENNCREST School District. 

Modern Language Program: Allegheny College students are matched with elementary school teachers and classes who wish to add a language component to their curriculum. Students prepare and teach foreign language lessons during the school day and earn 2 credits per semester.

EDUC 542: Internship in Education and Internship in Education Seminar: EDUC 542 is a semester-long internship seminar that provides hands-on classroom experience to Allegheny students in local schools. Teachers, administrators, school counselors, and/or other staff will supervise and provide learning opportunities. Interns also meet once a week with an Allegheny professor to discuss practical and theoretical issues connected to their internship experiences.

Other Opportunities: 

Creating Landscapes Summer Program: http://creatinglandscapes.org/summer/about.html

Forest Green Outreach Center: Students help provide after-school and summer programming for youth living in the Forest Green neighborhood

4th Graders as Scientists: The day long on-campus program provides fourth graders in selected schools with hands-on, engaging activities that review and extend the science topics presented and assessed in fourth grade. Allegheny students assist in and supervise activities. 

Second District Spring Carnival: A Spring Carnival held yearly in March provides opportunities for Allegheny College students to facilitate fun activities for students and their parents.