RCSSCI 307 - Spanish Language Internship Project
Fall 2023, Section 001 - The Study of Racism, Immigration, and the Latine Experience: Fostering Critical Understanding through Community Engagement
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: RC Social Sciences (RCSSCI)
Department: LSA Residential College
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Requirements & Distribution:
Lab Fee:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Start/End Date:
Full Term 8/28/23 - 12/6/23 (see other Sections below)
NOTE: Drop/Add deadlines are dependent on the class meeting dates and will differ for full term versus partial term offerings.
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The Spanish Language Internship Program (SLIP) connects Spanish-speaking students with partnered community-based organizations and schools to provide unique service-learning opportunities with the Latino Community. This engaged learning course exposes students to a broad study of Latino experiences in the U.S. and focuses on crossing borders, fair labor practices, citizenship, Racism, Latino history in the United States, Comparisons of discrimination and inequality, along with current political and community issues. Through volunteering efforts, students will gain insight into the culture, economic needs and gain a better understanding of the Latino experience. SLIP offers this unique opportunity for students to engage in experiential learning related to community service work as well as improve and apply their Spanish speaking and writing skills. Placements are available for all levels of Spanish proficiency.

Contact faculty advisor, tssnell@umich.edu, for placement listing and to schedule a virtual appointment.

Course Requirements:

Students will dedicate 3 hours per week volunteering with their site, attend weekly discussion sessions, and submit weekly reflection journals. Readings and written assignments are assigned along with an Autobiography & Family History Research Paper and Final Reflection Paper


RCSSCI 307 - Spanish Language Internship Project
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
Th 4:00PM - 5:30PM
8/28/23 - 12/6/23

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