Social Responsibility

Ripon College receives grant to fund new paid internship opportunities

The Center for Social Responsibility at Ripon College has again received a Career Ready Internship Initiative grant of up to $150,000 through Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. This is the second consecutive year Ripon College has received this grant. With this funding, the College is placing juniors and seniors with demonstrated financial need into over 90 paid internships at… Continue reading

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Alternative Break – Panama (Video)

Ripon College students and members of the Ripon area had the opportunity to be a part of an amazing project building a dam in Panama this past January. This life changing event helped foster a sense of community and provided a unique learning experience. To learn more about Ripon College’s alternative breaks and other projects involving the Center for Social… Continue reading

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Exploration Through Internships: Green Lake Town Square

The Center for Social Responsibility at Ripon College has received a Career Ready Internship Initiative grant through Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. With this grant, the College is placing juniors and seniors with demonstrated financial need into 60 paid internships at non-profit organizations, businesses, governmental offices at Ripon College itself. In this short video, you’ll gain a glimpse of… Continue reading

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Exploration Through Internships: Green Lake County Correctional Facility

Listen as Rachel Wedeward describes her paid internship experience through the Career Ready Internship Initiative. Rachel is interning at the Green Lake County Correctional Facility where she is coordinating a program which helps to keep inmates connected with their children through video recorded story telling. Take a moment to hear Rachel describe what she has learned, the goals she is… Continue reading

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Exploration Through Internships: Habitat for Humanity

The Center for Social Responsibility at Ripon College has received a Career Ready Internship Initiative grant through Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. With this grant, the College is placing juniors and seniors with demonstrated financial need into 60 paid internships at not-for-profit organizations, businesses, governmental offices and at Ripon College itself. In this short video, you’ll gain a glimpse… Continue reading

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Exploration Through Internships: Crossroads Academy

The Center for Social Responsibility’s Alex Kurowski had the opportunity to sit down with Sydney Shemanski who participated in the Career Ready Internship Initiative funded by the Great Lakes Higher Education Guarantee Company. Sydney was able to get an internship coordinating fitness programs with Crossroads Academy and Ripon Middle School. Take a moment to listen to Sydney share her story… Continue reading

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