From our sister online publication, the SUAPP Online Career Center:
…the following is a publishing opportunity for undergraduates to write about their experiences with service learning and community based research, two things at the core of many programs in SUAPP. Being published certainly increases your marketability on the job hunt and helps to build your name recognition as an expert in your field. Many thanks to our friends in the University of Memphis Engaged Scholarship Faculty Committee for passing along this opportunity.The editorial team for the new Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research seeks submissions from undergraduates.Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research is a refereed, multi-disciplinary, online undergraduate journal open to all undergraduate students in the U.S. and across the globe. The journal is dedicated to publishing intellectual and reflective work by undergraduates on service learning, community-based research, and all related curriculum- and/or research-based public community engagement activities. These go by many additional names, such as community-based learning, public scholarship, publicly-engaged learning/teaching, etc.The editorial team of Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research encourages undergraduates to pursue their own intellectual projects and to join the academic conversation.They invite submissions in five categories:· Reflective Essays· Analytical Essays· Research done for a community organization in the form given to that organization, accompanied by a short, reflective essay· Research Articles· Open CategorySubmissions will be accepted from now through June 30, 2012.