Prerequisite: Interdepartmental 101 and successful application for Shepherd Alliance. Eight-week summer internship working with individuals and communities. Supervised work with agencies in business and economic development, community organizing, education, environmental advocacy, healthcare, law, religious ministry and social services which work with impoverished persons and communities. Eight weeks of full-time work is preceded by an orientation to prepare interns and followed by a closing conference for interns to reflect critically on what they have learned. W&L students work with students from other participating colleges. Students keep journals reflecting on their work. Financial support is available.