Putting Your Faith and Values to Work
Looking for an internship? Ever wonder what you want to do with your life? Join a small group of students who meet throughout the year to explore what their values, strengths, personalities, and religious faith have to do with their future plans. Work at a local faith based non-profit. Earn a rent scholarship. Apply for the Badger Faith and Service Corps through Pres House Apartments.
How Does Badger Service Corps Work?
Students accepted into the Badger Service Corps program live in PH Apartments and form the Badger Service Corps cohort. Each student is placed in a year-long, part-time internship in a local faith-based organization. Each participant gains practical hands on work experience, mentoring and support, as well as a substantial rent scholarship to support living in PH Apartments. Badger Service Corps participants meet regularly to reflect on their internship experiences, their personal faith and values, and life goals. Pres House staff facilitate student reflection, plan programs and activities for participants that enhance and complement their internship experience, and provide mentoring.
- Mentoring and supervision at your internship site
- Opportunity to talk with peers to discuss future goals
- Programs, retreats and reflections facilitated by PH Apartment staff
- Real world experience doing meaningful work
- Rent scholarship toward rent at PH Apartments
Do You Have What It Takes to be a Badger Service Corps Intern?
Curious about what your values and faith might mean for your future career?
Able to engage others in a positive, productive way?
Do you speak and act with integrity?
Willing to use your gifts and talents, while learning from your mistakes?
Eager to grow, learn, share and do something?
Interested in putting your values to work?
Internship Opportunities for 2017-2018
ph Apartments (http://phapts.com/about-ph-apartments/job-opportunities/)
International Outreach Intern
Christ Presbyterian Church (http://cpcmadison.org/internationals/)
Urban Impact Intern
Nehemiah Center for Urban Leadership (http://nehemiah.org/)
Technology in Ministry Intern
Covenant Presbyterian Church (http://covenantmadison.org/)
Outreach or Worship Intern, Pres House (http://preshouse.org/)
Early October: Leasing Begins
November 1st: Review of Applications Begins
**Positions filled on rolling basis**
August 16: PH Apartment Move In
August – Sept: Badger Service Corps students begin site training and internships
How Can I Find Out More or Apply?
Contact the Director of Residential Community or fill out the form below if you are interested in learning more.
I’ve talked to guys who were living in a small studio apartment, sleeping on the floor in a sleeping bag. I tell them, ‘Just because you slept on a dirt floor in the service doesn’t mean you have to live like that now.’
I chose to live at PH because I thought I would immediately be able to make contact with folks in Madison. I didn’t know anyone in Wisconsin before my studies at the university began, and so, through the student ministry and a local Presbyterian church, I was able to quickly ground myself in Madison. I’m very happy with the apartment, the university and larger Madison communities. I’ve been able to feel completely at home despite being more than 800 miles from my family. PH was and still is an i…
Before I came to UW there was a guy in Madison who owned a house. He used to always rent out to vets, so they could live together and have a place that was theirs. It seemed like everybody knew about it, whether you lived there or not. When he died that property got sold, I guess. I’d love to have people know there is a place where vets can live together and get support. That’s why I decided to live here and help start this program.
The PH Apartment Scholars Program offered me a way to connect with students I live with as an upper classman as well as connect with other people who want to be active in the community around us. Being the leader of the Scholars Program has given me opportunities to be creative with leadership. Also it’s provided a different perspective on what collaboration can look like; that people getting financial benefits can still be engaged with their hearts and minds.
The PH Apartments Microcommunity program has allowed me to expand upon my leadership and communication skills in a topic I am passionate about! This has been a tremendous opportunity for me and the rest of my group!
Living in PH Apartments has been a great experience. The location, management and amenities here at PH Apartments are the best value in town for college students!
Living at PH has been a great experience for me. I felt that I connected with my neighbors more than I would have living elsewhere on campus. The PH Scholars program has given me a home within home experience and has allowed me to connect even more with the individuals I live with.
The Microcommunity has been a great opportunity. Being a college student it is difficult to eat healthy, but through reading “In Defense of Food” and the support of the members of the group we have all been able to be more conscious about what we are eating. Maggie got some cookbooks and we got to experiment with some of the recipes. One of my favorites was from the “100 healthy pizzas” cookbook; we made a basil mozzarella pizza. It is a great way to get to know people who are all interested in …
Being in a Microcommunity is a great way to meet other people in PH Apartments. I really like how it is student-led because it gives us an opportunity to explore and discuss topics we are all interested in.
The PH Apartments Scholars is a small group with big ideas. The best way to get to know your community!