Four advanced child policy students spent their spring break in Washington D.C. as part of an experiential learning child policy course taught by Gabriella Celeste and sponsored by Robbie and Carol Mann. The students returned to CWRU with a deeper knowledge of federal policy surrounding vaping/e-cigarette use among youth,...
Students interested in enhancing their undergraduate experience are encouraged to apply to be a Welter-Muzic Undergraduate Fellow in Child Studies. The fellowship supports undergraduate student experiential learning and research in the areas of childhood and adolescence. All majors and minors are encouraged to apply.
Undergraduate students may apply for between $200 and $1000. Costs may include conference fees and travel, research-related expenses, internship support, etc. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. All majors and minors are encouraged to apply.
Five students were selected to participate in the Mann Externship Program during the spring 2018 semester and were placed in organizations throughout the Cleveland area, including the Mental Health and Addiction Advocacy Coalition, Frontline Services, Cuyahoga County Division of Children and Family Services, Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court and Greater Cleveland Congregations. Read more about their experiences!
Interested in applying for a Mann Externship next year? Get more information here.
Grace Chu, Spring 2018
Through completing the Mann Child Policy Externship at the Mental Health and Addiction Advocacy Coalition (MHAC) under the supervision of Joan Englund, Grace Chu gained a practical understanding of how policy development occurs. At the MHAC, Grace conducted policy research on children’s behavioral health in Ohio. Grace focused her...