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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 it’s a position writing for The Prindle Post or taking one of our quarter-credit reading courses, we’ve got something to offer you.

Applications for 2018-2019 internships are now closed. For more information about how you can get involved with the Prindle Institute, read on! Check out our events page for upcoming lectures and discussions.

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.

View a complete listing of Prindle Ethics Reading Courses

Ethics reading courses

Prindle Prize Program

Any DePauw student can submit their coursework for consideration in the Prindle Prize program! There are many $300 prizes available in several categories, including Humanities; STEM; Visual, Literary or Performing Arts; Technology and more.

Find the Fall 2018 submission form and guidelines here.

Fall 2018 Prindle Prizes

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.

Find out more about Ethics Bowl

Internships

We have a variety of internships available, and will begin accepting applications in August 2019. Read more about each of the internships we offer:

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

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.

The first-year internship program is uniquely suited for new DePauw students who want to immediately get involved with the Institute’s work. First-year interns will receive mentorship from Hillman Interns and Prindle’s full-time staff, assist with events and event promotion, and gather necessary skills to be successful in the Hillman Internship, the staff writer program, and beyond.

Students who are passionate about photography and/or graphic design and want to showcase their talents at Prindle should contact Christiane Wisehart (christianewisehart@depauw.edu) for information about any open positions in those areas.

 

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