Published: May 10, 2022

Buff PoolAre you living in Boulder this summer and looking for things to do? Check out these five ways to stay involved on campus.

1. Volunteer

Volunteering can help you gain professional experience and develop skills while giving back to your local community. It’s also a great way to meet new friends!

The Volunteer Resource Center can help you find the right volunteer opportunities to fit your schedule and interests this summer. Check out the CUServes database to connect with local nonprofits, campus offices and community events. 

2. Work on campus

In addition to earning money and gaining experience for your resume, working on campus can be convenient and allows you to get to know fellow Buffs. There are many opportunities for students to work at CU Boulder, with some departments hiring now for positions starting in the summer or fall. Here are some departments that are currently hiring:

3. Connect with Career Services

Consider using your time this summer to make progress on your career goals and prepare for job or internship searches. 

4. Join a student board

There are multiple student boards at CU Boulder that help create policy, plan events, implement programs and more. Consider joining a student board this summer or fall to meet new people and make a difference in your campus community.

5. Visit the Rec Center

Whether you’re wanting to be active, meet others or try something new, the Rec Center has something for everyone. At the Rec Center, you can:

Visit the Recreation Services website to learn more about what’s happening this summer.