Student Opportunities

We offer opportunities for UCA students to work on real-world community development projects:

  • Community and Economic Development (CED) Fellowship to learn more about career opportunities in the field of community and economic development
  • Internship opportunities to work with us to achieve our goals for Arkansas communities while working on campus
  • Graduate Assistantship available to gain valuable working experience while competing your graduate degree at UCA
  • Cross collaboration with colleges and departments around UCA to directly connect with students
  • Partnership with the Business Residential College at UCA
  • Collaboration with UCA’s Center for Leadership Development to develop leadership programs on campus focusing on common issues facing rural Arkansas and challenge students to use their leadership skills to address these problems
  • Sponsor research where students develop presentations related to poverty, community development, economic development, and education in rural Arkansas communities