Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center

25 Years of Service, Learning, and Leadership

Through campus and community collaborations, The Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center cultivates knowledge, skills and capacities to create an equitable and liberated world.

UW Students


Autumn 2018

Applications to be a Carlson Center UCBI Intern for the winter/spring 2019 cohort are now open! Apply now >>

In a service learning class this term and need help? Email

Learn about academic credit for the learning associated with your internship or service

Find other volunteer opportunities


Community Partners


Autumn Kickoff Event

Join us in November for breakfast >>

Join Our Team!

The Carlson Center is hiring a full-time Community Engagement Manager!

Community Based Internship Program

The application process has closed. Click here to learn about the UCBI partners for 2019!


On-Campus Partners


Meet your 2018 Carlson Award Winner

We were honored to present the 2018 Carlson Award to Guillermo Fernando Mogollan Diego at Spring Celebration last May

Resources for 2017-18 Courses

Newly published guide of Student Leadership Competencies for Community Engagement >>

Autumn Quarter Service-Learning

Browse positions registered with your course and learn more about service learning basics