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Applications and Opportunities

Find your place at the Prindle Institute

If you’re a DePauw student who wants to go deep with ethics, the Prindle Institute has an opportunity for you. Whether you’re interested in being an intern at the Prindle Institute, a member of DePauw’s ethics bowl team or taking one of our quarter-credit reading courses, we’ve got something to offer you.

Prindle Prize Essay Competition

Submit a piece of writing and have your work celebrated. Prindle Prize recipients will be invited to a reception at the Prindle Institute where they will have the opportunity to discuss their submission in a student-led panel and be honored among their peers. Submissions are due by Monday, April 29th.

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Ethics in Society Minor

DePauw University’s Ethics in Society minor fosters the discernment, reflection, empathy and critical thinking that students need to reason effectively through ethical questions – a central component of DePauw’s commitment to develop leaders the world needs. You can learn more about the requirements and why you might be interested in this minor by visiting the link to the right.

Minor in Ethics at DePauw

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First-Year Intern Program

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Are you a first-year student interested in exploring the critical issues of our time, seeking answers to complex moral problems, and learning how to become a better person? If so, the First-Year Internship at the Prindle Institute is for you!

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Hillman Internship

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Hillman Interns (supported by the Anne and Charles Hillman Student Intern Fund) are closely involved with the Institute’s events and programs. Hillman Interns create and promote Prindle Institute events, contribute content to The Prindle Post, help with educational outreach, or create their own individual projects.

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Prindle Post Staff Writers

Prindle Post staff writers contribute weekly content for The Prindle Post in the form of ethics in the news articles and op eds. Staff writers are strong writers with an ability to keep up with and analyze current events and culture.

Applications always open


Ethics Reading Courses

Register for one of the Prindle-sponsored 1/4-credit reading courses! It’s a great way to weave ethics throughout your DePauw curriculum. Find the classes – listed as UNIV291 – in the Schedule of Courses.

Dive into ethics

Ethics reading courses

Ethics Bowl

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Whether it's through volunteering or competing yourself, we've got a spot for you at one of our ethics bowls!

Ethics bowl is a debate-style competition that focuses on contemporary moral problems. Unlike typical debate competitions, the judging criterion focuses more on key elements of constructing a well-reasoned argument in a civil manner. There are a few different ways you can be involved in ethics bowl at DePauw.

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