Leadership Opportunities

In addition to Student Groups and Student Employment, College Nine offers volunteer leadership opportunities.

    Practical Activism Conference Planning Team

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    Planning begins in spring quarter prior to the conference.  College Nine, College Ten & Oakes College students work corroboratively to develop content, plan workshops, and implement all aspects of the event.  If you're interested in joining the planning team, check out ways to get involved or email practicalactivism@gmail.com.


  • Teach College Nine's 2-Credit Class

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    Upper Division College Nine students are invited to apply to teach CLNI 85:  Global Action in winter quarter.  Student instructors go through training in November and January, and meet weekly with an instructor in winter to explore materials, techniques, and tools to facilitate their own weekly section of 15-20 students for CLNI 85.  For more information, visit the CLNI 85 page and contact Erin Ramsden at eramsden@ucsc.edu.


  • Co-Facilitate Intercultural Community Weekend (ICW)

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    If you have participated in ICW, you can apply to be a co-facilitator. You’ll work with a group of students and staff to develop this year’s ICW.  For more information, visit the ICW page and contact Erin Ramsden at eramsden@ucsc.edu


  • Community Guides (CGs)

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    CGs are responsible for producing a successful orientation of new College Nine and Ten students in the fall. This team assists several other programs throughout the year, serving as tour guides, leaders within the college community, and resources for the new students. Recruitment takes place in the spring and requires early return for the fall quarter. This is a volunteer position with great perks! If interested, please visit our website, or contact the Activities Office at acpc910@ucsc.edu 


  • HOPE Planning Committee

  • No alternative textPlanning begins in Spring quarter prior to the music festival in Fall. College Nine and College Ten students work together to decide the International issue and cause that the concert will benefit. Students network with non-profits, artists, musicians to plan and implement all aspects of the event.  For more information, contact Erin Ramsden at eramsden@ucsc.edu

  • (H)ACER

  • No alternative textThe Apprenticeship in Commuinty-Engaged Research Program provides undergraduate students with a variety of opportunities to participate in community-engaged scholarship. (H)ACER trains students ihn participatory research methodologies and creates opportunites for for students to work in real world contexts. In collaboration with our communith partners, students engage in projects that address pressing issues such as social, economic, educational, and environmental injustice through an approach that pushes against deficit and damage-centered frameworks and honors the cultural, social, and epistemological strength of communith members. For more information, please contact (H)ACER.