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RMU'S Nonprofit Leadership Program

Are you a young adult who wants to make a positive impact in the local community, in your home town, in our nation, or around the globe?  Is there pressing social issues about which you feel passionate?  Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding direction for your future career?  Then check out RMU’s Nonprofit Leadership Program! 

RMU offers a program through which undergraduate students of diverse majors can explore and prepare for entry level professional positions in the nonprofit sector.  In addition to completing all work required for a Bachelor’s degree, students in the Program complete course work in Business and Communications, workshops on diverse aspects of today’s nonprofit organizations taught by RMU’s Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management, and a supervised internship at a nonprofit organization of the student’s choice.  Students also actively participate in a vibrant student club that focuses on community service and career exploration.

A student works through the Program at his/her own pace over his/her four years as an undergraduate. Throughout the Program each student receives one-on-one mentoring from the Director of Student Civic Engagement who has a Master’s degree in Public Policy and Management (Nonprofit Management concentration) and has spent her entire career in the nonprofit sector.

Students who come to RMU are impressive!  Some have already done hundreds of hours of community service in high school.  Others dream of starting their own nonprofit organizations to address today’s most challenging social issues.  Still others simply want to “help people.”  If any of these describe you, then check out RMU’s Nonprofit Leadership Program! 

Contact Donna Anderson, Director, Student Civic Engagement at or stop by the OSCE in Nicholson Center – 2nd floor near the student mailboxes.