For Students

Students - Get Involved with the CPC 

Each academic year the CPC employs work study students from multiple disciplines and 8-10 Graduate Assistants from RWU's programs in Architecture and Historic Preservation. All positions are chosen through an application/selection process and work with the CPC as part of their work study or graduate assistantship financial award. Work Study students work in a variety of capacities with the CPC, including: Marketing, Research, Graphic Design, Writing, Photography, Videography, and Achitectural Design. CPC Graduate Assistants act as project leaders and coordinators for the CPC's work with the community, coordinating the work of RWU courses, students and volunteer organizations.

How to Become a CPC Fellow

Download and complete the CPC Fellowship Application Form. All completed applications and supporting materials will be reviewed and the most qualified candidates will be interviewed. This position has an anticipated start date in February. Those with questions about the CPC Fellowship Program should contact Mia B. Brum at or (401) 254-5217.

Work Study

Positions are posted each spring on the Financial Aid website.  

Graduate Assistants

The CPC hires Architecture and Historic Preservation graduate students every year. They will be responsible for working alongside the Director of CPC on one or two projects. For any other information as well as how to apply, contact Mia B. Brum at or (401) 254-5217. 

CPC Fellowship Program

The CPC Fellowship Program provides the opportunity for RWU students who are deeply interested in community engagement to build their skills, increase their personal capacity to affect change, and have more impact on the community. The program is competitive and is open to RWU students from all disciplines and programs. Selected Fellows will lead collaborative CPC project teams, serve community partners, support RWU faculty in community-engaged projects, and participate in leadership/capacity building activities. All CPC projects benefit the local community while providing CPC Fellows with experience in real-world projects that deepen their academic experiences.

Fellows will be paid $10/hour, with an expectation to work approximately 120 hours per six-month period (typically 8-12 hours/week).  Fellowship awards are capped at $1,500 per six months or $3,000 per year. Fellows may work during academic breaks in the winter, spring and summer.

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