Applications will be accepted in hard copy only between Sept.1 and Jan. 15. Please hand deliver all complete application materials to Jo Dorrance, Internship Coordinator, 204 Vogel Library. No incomplete application packets will be accepted. If more than 20 students apply for any given term, a wait list will be created in case of attrition. Students majoring in anything other than Education or Social Work must also complete the top half of the for-credit learning contract.
Application Packet - Return all documents to the Center for Community Engagement
- Fall/Winter Application (DOC) | Summer Application (DOC)
- Sophomore Application (DOC)
- Faculty Letter of Recommendation (DOC) - Two needed!
- Wartburg West Resume Guidelines (PDF)
- Cover Letter Guidelines (DOC)
Applications will be reviewed every two weeks and students will be notified whether they are accepted into the program. Upon acceptance, all students will be asked to sign a commitment form. At that time the $250 program fee will be charged to their student account. Should the student later withdraw from the program, they will receive credit for only $150 of the program fee.
Summer applicants must have third year status before they arrive in Denver.
When should I start
planning for Wartburg West?
This depends a lot on your major. Some majors require more advance planning than others. Talk to your adviser as soon as you start thinking about Wartburg West. Many students start planning to participate in Wartburg West during their first year.
You must have a cumulative grade point of 2.5 or higher, overall and in your major.