The Trustee Leader Scholar Program (TLS) opens doors for Bard undergraduates, overseeing student-inspired civic engagement projects integral to the College's mission.
Students are encouraged to seek internships throughout their time at Bard, through formal programs or by creating their own opportunities.
Bard works closely with local partners to provide students with opportunities for work, internships, and civic engagement in the Hudson Valley.
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Bard’s partnerships with universities abroad are true joint ventures, based on the principles of mutuality and equality, and committed to expanding the reach of a liberal education.
Reimaging Prison Education
The Bard Prison Initiative (BPI) creates the opportunity for incarcerated men and women to earn a Bard College degree while serving their sentences, operating a network of five satellite campuses across New York State.
Transforming Secondary Education
Bard is a leader in early college and teacher education, with affiliated institutions and programs in Massachusetts, New York City, Newark, New Orleans, California, and the West Bank.
Innovations in Science
Bard addresses environmental challenges and provides education reform in the sciences. The College offers rigorous, interdisciplinary science training to equip students with the knowledge required of tomorrow's leaders.
Internship and Community Action Awards Applications
2014 Community Action Award applications are now available.
Bringing theory to practice in communities locally, nationally and internationally
The Bard Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) supports student efforts to engage with communities locally, nationally and internationally by providing funding to participate in internships and other forms of community engagement that address issues impacting people and communities around the world. Visit www.bard.edu/civicengagement/communityaction/