The Gephardt Institute for Public Service promotes lifelong civic engagement and sustained community impact through service initiatives at Washington University.

Our definition of civic engagement is purposefully broad. We include volunteering, community service through groups or as individuals, service-learning courses, long-term partnerships with neighborhoods and organizations, as well the pursuit of political life and public service careers. 


Welcome to Our New Gephardt Scholar- Ryan Burton

The Gephardt Institute for Public Service would like to welcome our newest Gephardt Scholar, Ryan Burton.

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WUSTL Parents Support Goldman Fellows Program

Roger and Amy Faxon, proud parents of Sara Faxon (2015), recently made a gift to Washington University in St. Louis to support the Goldman Fellows Program at the Gephardt Institute for Public Service.

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Your support helps young people to intern in the nonprofit sector, do service at home and abroad, apply their learning in the community, and explore opportunities for public service careers.


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