Lasallian Service Internship I - Local & Domestic

The Lasallian Service Internship I course will be offered for January Term 2023, with placements at sites in Concord, Oakland, and San Francisco. LSI I fulfills COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT and COMMON GOOD core curriculum requirements.    

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LSI I 2023 Service Sites & Locations

Estimated Cost 

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LOCAL

Notes: Costs will vary depending on if you live at/near SMC or elsewhere

Approx 1/3 of local travel costs are reimbursable (CE)

Costs will be lower if transportation is shared (carpooling), or if using public transportation

 
De La Salle Academy (Concord, CA) $180 + cost of commuting 25 miles round trip from SMC for 14 service days LSI 2023 InfoWebsite
Catholic Charities of the East Bay (Concord, CA) $180 + cost of commuting 25 miles round trip from SMC for 14 service days LSI 2023 Info, Website
Monument Crisis Center (Concord, CA) $180 + cost of commuting 24 miles round trip from SMC for 14 service days LSI 2023 InfoWebsite

St. Mary's Preschool (Oakland, CA)

$180 + cost of commuting 16 miles round trip from SMC for 14 service days

LSI 2023 Info, Website

St. Mary's Community Center, Senior Programs (Oakland, CA) $180 + cost of commuting 16 miles round trip from SMC for 14 service days LSI 2023 InfoWebsite

Cristo Rey De La Salle East Bay High School (Oakland, CA) 

$180 + cost of commuting 24 miles round trip from SMC for 14 service days LSI 2023 InfoWebsite
De Marillac Academy (San Francisco, CA) $180 + cost of commuting 44 miles round trip from SMC for 14 service days LSI 2023 InfoWebsite
   
DOMESTIC (Not offered for January Term 2023)

Estimated costs for DOMESTIC sites = $180 course fee

+ estimated transportation (flight) costs to/from

site; Flight costs are out of pocket, and so will vary

 
     
     

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Clarify their own beliefs, values, assumptions and attitudes about faith/spirituality, community, and service

  • Reflect critically on how their own attitudes, thoughts, feelings, behavior before, during, and after the LSI experience connect with the course texts

  • Articulate the challenges of the daily lived experience of the poor and other marginalized groups through texts, personal narratives, and analysis of the social issues they encounter

  • Examine how faith, community, and service can be integral components of meaningful personal and professional lives 

  • Demonstrate an increased sense of vocation

  • Demonstrate the ability to think critically and act compassionately with humility to promote a more just world

Division & Core Curriculum Designations:

LSI I is an Upper Division course, and meets the COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT and COMMON GOOD requirements of the Core Curriculum

Prerequisites:

  1. Attendance at an informational meeting (or agreed-upon alternative)
  2. Completion of application form  
  3. Interview

    Questions?

    Contact Carrie Davis at cak6@stmarys-ca.edu

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