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Are you a new graduate or desiring to explore a career transition? 

Join the National Service movement with AmeriCorps and Campus Compact! Currently, the MSU Center for Community & Economic Development is recruiting for three new research, outreach and engagement paid "volunteer" positions focused on, 1) Blue Zone Development, 2) Circular Economics, and 3) Community Benefit Agreements. Information is available on (Handshake) for postings # 8799568, # 8799640 and # 8799702 respectively. These positions will be housed at the Center and service members will be enrolled from June 17, 2024 - 2025 with the opportunity to re-up following 12-months successful completion. For more information please inquire with Mary ZumBrunnen and also check out the listings on underneath "Open Positions". A living stipend of $1,755.32/mo. is provided with tuition assistance, paid time off, relocation support, and more. For more information about AmeriCorps*Volunteers in Service to America, please see To learn about the Center, please view


To apply, please send your inquiry, cover letter and resume to Mary ZumBrunnen at

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