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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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On Faith and the Intersection of Religions

By Maham Nadeem ’19 This past semester I served as the CFV interfaith intern. In this capacity, I served as the chair of the Interfaith Council. I was able to work with a vibrant, energetic, and engaged group of students all coming together to discuss faith. As the chair, it was my responsibility to choose […]

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CFV Communications Intern-Communication begins within

by Rainie Grant, ’18 Communication with self …and then with others This semester I learned that before I can communicate with others, I first have to learn how to communicate with myself. As the Communications Intern, my favorite thing to say has been that the hardest part of organizing an event is convincing people to […]

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Interning at the Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic; Enriching Experiences that Last a Lifetime.

By Maddy Smith The experience that I’ve had during my time at the Project Grace Help Desk can’t possibly be summed up into 200-300 words but I’ll give it my best shot. There are so many invaluable aspects to this position that have led me to decide to stay on board as a volunteer after […]

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On Discovering and Understanding Community

by Diante Graffagnino Throughout my time at butler, I have come to know what a community is and the what word community means to me.  I have learned that a community is a group of people that supports one another.  A community is a conglomerate of friends, of family, and sometimes of strangers, who move […]

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Helping to Discover Calling

by David Barickman I came to the Center for Faith and Vocation to help students consider their vocation, explore their faith and or values, and make meaningful connections between the two. While this did happen, I also found myself participating in my own self-exploration. Speaking as a seminary student, it has not been uncommon for […]

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On Gaining Real-World Experience

By Abbey DiSano This past semester I had the privilege of being the Marketing Intern at Trinity Free Clinic.  Trinity Free Clinic is a Catholic, nonprofit organization that provides free healthcare to the uninsured and under insured, low income residents of Hamilton County.  As the Marketing Intern I was able to assist the Marketing Director […]

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Faith and the Workplace

By Charis Webb Working at Catholic Radio Indy (CRI) has taught me that I do not have to sacrifice my morals and values for a job. I can continue to not only hold on to my beliefs, but utilize them in a positive manner to better myself and the community.  As a soon-to-be college graduate, […]

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