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Shared Identity and Common Concerns

13. Provide unique, hands-on opportunities for students to test out and reflect their vocational calling.

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Opportunities abound in our programs for students to test out the fit between their personality, gifts and passions relative to their chosen vocation. A cross-cultural course in Nigeria offered this engineering major an opportunity to apply appropriate technology concepts learned in his Grantham engineering classes. He also found himself considering whether he might be open to using his engineering skills long-term in an overseas setting.
A student majoring in communications has the chance to test out possible career in the media through his internship with WITF, the local Harrisburg public television affiliate.
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(Above) Two education majors studying at the University of the Gloucestershire in England are shown completing their field observation in a Primary School in Ireland. Remnants of the unit they taught on American culture are seen with the little Irish boy wearing a white American cowboy hat.

(Right) A journalism major at the Philadelphia Campus checks out the article she just had published as part of her semester internship with the Philadelphia Metro Newspaper.

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