Opportunities with the Center for Civic Engagement

Below is a listing of the current opportunities available with Binghamton University’s Center for Civic Engagement. Please check back as new opportunities often become available throughout the year. The easiest way to stay informed is to sign up for CCE’s Campus & Community Connections e-newsletter and by liking us on Facebook.

About the Center for Civic Engagement

The Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) serves as the hub for coordinating community engagement and service learning at Binghamton University. CCE works with communities within and beyond campus to support the attainment of academic, personal, and professional growth through civic engagement to develop active and engaged citizens. For more information on CCE, see our About page, or on Facebook and Twitter.

Graduate Assistantship--Promise Zone Volunteer Coordinator 

2015-16 academic year

Application Deadline: Monday, August 17

Promise Zone is an organization that utilizes a university-assisted community school framework, in which the school serves as a hub for all of the educational, physical, emotional, and social needs of the child, and where parents have access to resources to help their children succeed. Graduate Assistants will work closely with both the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) and the Broome County Promise Zone (PZ) in one of five local school districts: Binghamton, Johnson City, Union Endicott, Whitney Point or Windsor and will help to coordinate and manage volunteers in order to help meet the mission. This person will serve as a liaison between the CCE, PZ, school administration, and prospective volunteers.

How to Apply:

Persons interested should submit the general application on the Student Affairs website, resume, letter of interest summarizing qualifications and relevant experience, and the names and contact information for two (2) references from past or present faculty, administrators, or employers to Dr. Allison Alden at by Monday, August 17.

For More Information:

Promise Zone Volunteer Coordinator Graduate Assistantship description 

Program Management--Elections Program Development Internship

Fall 2015 - PAID or CREDIT

The Broome County Board of Elections (BOE) and the Binghamton Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) are working as partners with the shared mission of engaging more young adults in the political process. We are looking for a talented and motivated intern to implement an initiative supporting this shared mission. The intern is expected to carry out a new political engagement initiative involving local high schools. Supervision and guidance will be provided by both the BOE and the CCE.

Intern areas of responsibility will include:

  • Contacting potential partners
  • Implementation of program
  • Revision of program based on need and outcomes
  • Evaluation and assessment of degrees of success
  • End product will be program implementation and outcomes report

The successful intern will learn new skills and knowledge regarding strategies for political engagement and program design.

How to Apply:

Submit your resume; cover letter discussing your interest, availability and experience; and either a concise writing sample (200-250 words), a video, or a graphic arts portfolio to In subject line: "Board of Elections Internship"

The selection process begins immediately and will continue until 5/8/2015. Finalists may be interviewed by the Board of Elections.

For More Information:

Program Management--Elections Program Development Internship


Last Updated: 8/12/15