2017-2018 CBL Application Process

CBL Student Staff Positions

Mount Holyoke College Community Based Learning Program accepts applications from interested and qualified students for: Community Based Fellowships, CBL Course Mentors, and Administrative Program Support and Tutor Program Liaison positions for the academic year.

CBL positions are awarded on a highly selective basis, in consultation with CBL Staff, Mount Holyoke College faculty and staff, and our CBL Community Partner Organizations. Applicants for ALL CBL Staff Positions should first review: Eligibility, Requirements and Expectations section of this website the follow the application process below.



Attend your CBL Advising appointment. Based on your eligibility and interview your CBL Advisor will either assist OR recommend next steps:

  • Assist: in creating an action plan to: secure a CBL Independent Study project, create a CAUSE volunteer service learning project, contact the Youth Partnerships Coordinator about tutoring options, enroll in a CBL course, OR explore other CBL Program credit or volunteer options available.
  • Recommend: you submit a JobX Application, Resume & Cover Letter to be considered for one of our CBL paid positions. Application to the program does not guarantee placement.


Students accepted into the 17-18 Program, will receive a Fellowship Offer via email within 2 weeks of their interview. In order to be officially hired accepted students will need to confirm their year-long (Fall 17-Spring 18) commitment via email. All students new to the program are required to enroll in: CBL CUSP 202 Fall and CBL CUSP 203 Spring courses.