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One of the many wonderful programs of the CFV is the annual Butler Seminar on Religion and Global Affairs, which has been presented by the CFV along with the Religion program for nearly 25 years. Each year a Religion professor directs the Seminar on a topic of contemporary global significance. In the past we have […]

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Introductions

Welcome to this inaugural post of my new blog! I’m excited to share with my readers some of the wonderful work we do at Butler University’s Center for Faith and Vocation, specifically our important work of interfaith engagement and vocational discernment. In my posts I hope to explore some of these issues in more depth, […]

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Fun Fair to Further Faith with Friends

By Maham Nadeem This year I served in the role of interfaith intern at the Center of Faith and Vocation. Through my experiences I was able to not only gain knowledge about different faith traditions, but also about my own management strengths and weaknesses. Specifically, the majority of my time was spent planning for a […]

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Interfaith and Community Inclusion Inspire

  By Katie Crouse The knowledge and experience I have gained from my internship with the Center for Interfaith Cooperation (CIC) has been incredibly valuable. I have made new connections that I hope will continue to grow after my time with the CIC has ended. Through my work with the CIC, I became more aware […]

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Joining Faith and Vocation in the Workplace

by Lauren Koester Faith and vocation is something in our fast paced and changing society has become a hot topic among many employees and employers. How can a person still live a life of faith, while advancing their career? Having participated in the Center of Faith and Vocation internship program, I have found that faith […]

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Helping People to Start Over

By Charlotte Hinkamp When I first started my internship at the Expungement Help Desk, I was very excited to get more legal experience. I did not expect to absolutely love the job, the people that I worked with, and the people that came in every day to get their criminal records expunged. This internship was […]

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On Doing Great Work

by Matthew Fleckenstein “The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it,” Steve Jobs. As with most new jobs, I didn’t really know what to expect coming into […]

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Helping Newcomers through Language and Acculturation

by Emilie Turner Interning with Catholic Charities Immigration and Refugee Services quickly became about more than getting class credits, it became a path changer. Working with refugees every day from Burma, Sudan, Somalia, and Syria, teaching them English and about our American culture, and subsequently learning about their culture and journey truly caused me to […]

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Helping to Achieve Dreams at Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic

By Monica Wright   A few weeks ago, during a slow spell, a woman came into our office for a criminal record expungement. This is not uncommon, we see a number of people every day for this reason, and help them in any way we can. However, this woman immediately caught my attention because of […]

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Center for Interfaith Cooperation Internship-one of the most rewarding experiences

by Nick Maicke ’18 When I applied to become an intern at the Center for Interfaith Cooperation (man, it seems like years ago), there was really no way for me to predict just how much I would gain from the experience. The open-ended nature of the internship and the extremely flexible and dedicated nature of […]

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