Where Can ESS Take You?

Education-Related Service Programs at/through ND


Find more at the website of the Student Activities Office, including:

  • Access-ABLE, an advocacy group for ND students with disabilities
  • buildOn ND, raising awareness about the impact of the education crisis on poverty
  • College Mentors for Kids, pairing ND students with local at-risk youth
  • Domers Mentoring Kids, coordinating tutoring/mentoring opportunities for ND, Holy Cross, and Saint Mary's students and measuring outcomes
  • Education Bridge, serving this organization founded by an ND student in South Sudan
  • Girls Who Code, partnering with local middle and high schools to teach weekly sessions of Girls Who Code material and host on-campus visits
  • Mending Minds, service to people living with Alzheimer's disease and dementia
  • She's the First, promoting the education rights of girls around the globe
  • Slice of Life, providing after-school literacy and mentoring to local children
  • Special Friends, uniting ND students with children with autism or special needs
  • Special Olympics, volunteering for events in the South Bend area

The Center for Social Concerns is also a great resource for education-related service opportunities in our local community, including several CBL opportunities geared toward Spanish-speakers, the Summer Service Learning Program and the International Summer Service Learning Program.

Fellowship and Research Opportunities
As an interdisciplinary minor in the College of Arts and Letters, you are eligible to apply for research funds through the following campus entities:

CUSE promotes the intellectual development of ND undergraduates through scholarly engagement, research, creative endeavors, and pursuit of fellowships.

The Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts supports and promotes the research and creative activity of faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates in the College of Arts and Letters.