CNPL Student Life

Center for Community and Nonprofits

UW-Madison SoHE has unique benefits for CNPL students. One is our impressive Center for Community and Nonprofit Studies—or CommNS—a collaborative hub that brings together students, faculty, professionals, and community partners.

Student Organizations

CNPL Group

Community & Nonprofit Leaders UW fosters a supportive community for CNPL students by providing professional development, supplemental education, community building, and more.Engage outside the classroom with like-minded peers by being part of one of our outstanding student organizations.

Association of Fundraising Professionals – UW Madison Chapter (AFP) introduces students to nonprofit organizations, encouraging them to explore nonprofit careers, volunteerism and philanthropy. AFP promotes the profession and the Chapter through education, training, meetings, workshops, publications, and more.

Phi Upsilon Omicron (Phi U) recognizes and encourages academic excellence, promotes the development of leadership and scholarship, and provides opportunities for service to the community. Human Ecology students who meet membership requirements are invited to apply.

 Internships and Travel Opportunities

Internships and opportunities to study abroad and international internship programs are an important parts of the CNPL student experience. To learn more, connect with a career advisor to get the latest information on current opportunities.