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Partnership Examples

Partnerships with communities and individuals are critical to successful community-engaged teaching, learning, and research.


  • A partnership with a hospital might provide opportunities for student research, mentored internships, and service learning related to health professions, human resources for health, and health inequalities.
  • A partnership with a town or neighborhood might provide opportunities for student design teams to plan new renovated spaces, such as parks, or to undertake research on the food system.
  • A partnership with an organization might provide opportunities for mentored internships, service learning, communications projects, or research on the needs of staff and/or clients.
  • A partnership with a school might provide opportunities for service learning or research on the needs of students or teachers.