Civic engagement opportunities for students include defined Civic Engagement courses, other specially designed courses, internships, field placements, and independent research with faculty mentors. Students also have opportunities to work with grassroots organizations in New York City all year round or in other communities on spring break trips and to take community-based learning courses domestically and internationally.

Every year more Lang students take advantage of The New School’s unique civic engagement and social justice initiatives. Explore the Lang website to learn more about enriching your academic experience by engaging beyond the classroom, applying your skills to benefit local organizations and communities, and acquiring new skills for your personal and professional growth.