Office of Engaged Learning


Business and Community Partners

Faculty and Staff

What is Community Engagement?

Community Engagement gives students the opportunity to gain valuable experience, explore career directions, develop global citizenship skills, give back to the community, and apply and explore personal and academic interests.  Internships, service-learning courses, practica, and community service are all essential parts of the USM experience.

News & Events

Westbrook, ME -- Alexandrea Velez and Abigail Webster, interns at Avita of Stroudwater, an assisted living community in Westbrook, are part of a unique partnership that brings together two very different generations.
Using Stories to Support Community Engaged Design and Development for Affordable, Innovative Housing (3 credits)
Assistant Professor Paula Gerstenblatt in the School of Social Work gets Article on Service-Learning Published in Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship!
December 5, 2014
12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Woodbury Campus Center

Volunteer Opportunities

Portland Public Schools is hiring for "Student Engagement Specialist"

This is a yearlong Americorp volunteer position with education award beginning in December.  Click below to learn more!

Volunteer Opportunity with the American Red Cross

The Red Cross is hiring for a Volunteer Proctor position for the Spring!  Click below to learn more.