Center for Community Engagement

Pioneer Valley Citizen Summer

What is Pioneer Valley Citizen Summer?

Pioneer Valley Citizen Summer (PVCS) a residential summer internship program. Students:

  • Live together on campus
  • Intern in either Holyoke or Amherst for June and July
  • Participate in a weekly seminar that focuses on housing, public health and education.

What Do Students Receive?

Students receive a $2,000 stipend, a partial meal plan and on-campus housing.

What Are The Dates?

PVCS runs from the beginning of June to the end of July



102 Keefe Campus Center (map)

Amherst College
Amherst, MA 01002-5000

413.542.5140 phone
413.542.2159 fax

Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.