CETL Fellows Program

CETL Fellows Program

Become a CETL Fellow and support development of community-engaged teaching, learning and scholarship at Siena.

CETL Fellows Program

CETL Fellows Program

The mission of the Community Engaged Teaching and Learning (CETL) Fellow program is to train capable undergraduate fellows to support development of community-engaged teaching, learning and scholarship at Siena. CETL Fellows work to support community engagement on campus from individual work to large-scale events and project management. Some CETL Fellow duties include:

  • Support 1-3 faculty members teaching ACOM courses
  • Coordinate and run larger CETL events such as Community Forum (March) and the Conference on Community Engaged Teaching and Learning (May)
  • Coordinate the Community Challenge Grant for Collaborative issue-focused research
  • Gain increasing responsibility in the program and develop personal capstone projects in junior or senior years

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Requirements

Requirements

As part of this program all CETL Fellows must participate in all program responsibilities including:

  1. Eight hours per week time commitment
  2. Biweekly professional trainings
  3. Weekly business meetings
  4. May CETL Conference (after graduation)
  5. ACE Summer Gear Up attendance (pre-fall semester)
  6. ACE Winter Retreat attendance (pre-spring semester)

For more indepth information about program requirements, please see the CETL Fellow Handbook.

Program Benefits

Benefits

CETL Fellows are able to develop many marketable professional skills while working on enhancing Siena’s academic engagement with its local communities.

  • Develop close working relationship with faculty members
  • Work in a friendly team environment
  • Gain valuable professional experience in event planning, course design and project management
  • Create lasting institutional change
  • Network with community-based organizations

CETL Fellows receives $1,000 annual stipend for program

Handbook

Handbook

The Fellow’s Handbook is a resource and a reference guide to program operations, policies, and guidelines. The handbook is to be used to provide an overview of the key elements of the program.

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Calendar

Calendar

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Application Process

Are you interested in becoming a CETL Fellow? Submit your application today! 

  • Applications should include a resume and cover letter explaining interest in CETL Fellowship Program. This is submitted through the online application
  • Finalists will complete an interview with assistant director of CETL and current CETL Fellows. Applicants will also learn more about the program requirements and expectations
  • Accepted fellows will receive a letter of commitment in March