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Community Development

When you choose to study Community Development at Brescia,
you will be given the opportunity to create solutions that positively enhance communities.

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    Complete the curricular community development placement.

    Participate as BOLD Works student to bridge your education with professional experience.

    Be a student Leader and become a Wellness Peer, Career Peer, Soph Peer Mentor, Residence Assistant or club executive.

    Volunteer in the community with an organization like the Boys & Girls Club.

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    Gain career exposure by participating in a Career Trek experience.

    In third or fourth-year, build your network by connecting with Brescia alumnae through the Professional Mentoring Program.

    Try an informational interview to learn more about an industry and a field expert’s own career journey.

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    Talk through your action plan or next steps and generate new ideas in a Career Group Advising session or book a one-on-one appointment with a SLC Career Advisor.

Our Community Development grads bring the following Brescia Competencies to the world

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    Self Awareness and Development

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    Social Awareness and Engagement

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    Problem Solving

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A Lifetime of Learning: Further Education

  • Media Studies
  • Theory & Criticism
  • Anthropology
  • International Development
  • Education
  • Law
  • Policy
  • Public Administration
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Medical School

Your Degree at Work: Industries / Employers

  • Community service worker
  • Not-for-profit agencies: Direct Service, programming, administration, management, public relations, fundraising/development, policy analysis, research or grant Writing
  • Residential treatment facilities
  • Correctional institutions
  • Non-governmental organizations (domestic and abroad)
  • Adult and Continuing Education
  • In-service Education: staff development, professional development or leisure-oriented education

Jobs / Roles

  • Policy Analyst
  • Grant Writer
  • Recreation Programmer
  • Fundraiser/Development Officer
  • Researcher
  • Nonprofit Program Developer


  • Director, World Vision
  • Psychiatrist