Service-Learning Internship & Community Engagement (SLICE) Center

Success Stories

Geography Students NWS Pueblo

New collaboration to bridge workforce skills gap in Colorado Springs

In Colorado Springs employers say the jobs are there, but in many cases, qualified workers are not. However, a new partnership in the city is trying to bridge the skills gap between graduates and employers as the population continues to grow.

Nursing program exposes students to community health through first-time parents

Julia Buckingham didn’t know what to expect from a UCCS program that pairs nursing students with first-time mothers, but it ended up showing her the kind of nurse she hopes to become.

SLICE places 145 students in internships, sees success

An internship can make a difference for students when they look to secure a job.

Interning at the Crawford Family U.S. Olympic Archives ...

Graduate student Jami Wilson spent the summer working as an intern at the U. S. Olympic Committee Archives in downtown Colorado Springs. Here, she reflects on some of the gems she found in those archives, and why History research so rocks!

Internship Panel 2017 - Criminal Justice Event (Video)

UCCS School of Public Affairs (SPA) brought guests from various law enforcement agencies and judicial branches to apprise our Criminal Justice students on internship.

Students Describe the Benefits of Internships

If you're on the fence about whether or not to pursue an internship during college, the statistics alone should convince you to do one.

The Intern vs. the Epidemic

Public health student takes his classroom knowledge to the streets.

Internships are Scary, but Necessary Alongside Your Degree

Six months. That’s the time it took for me to get an internship with KRDO News-Channel 13 in Colorado Springs. Six grueling months of emails, missed calls and begging to get in the door for what could be the most important step of my life.

Value of an Internship in the Job Market

A veteran of the History M.A. program recently reflected on the value of her internship experience — important words for current students to consider!