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.

First-Year Intern Program

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 the Prindle Institute’s full-time staff, assist with virtual events, and gather necessary skills to be successful in the Hillman Internship, the staff writer program, and beyond. Accepting applications until September 25, 2020.

First-year internship application

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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.

Complete list of Prindle Ethics Reading Courses here

Ethics reading courses

Prindle Post Staff Writer Application

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


Hillman Internship

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Applications for the Hillman Internship are closed for the 2020-21 academic year.

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 Institute events, contribute content to The Prindle Post, help with educational outreach, or create their own individual projects.

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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.

Submission form and guidelines

Fall 2020 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

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