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Arrupe International Immersion Program

Campus Ministry

Boston College Campus Ministry’s Arrupe International Immersion Program empowers participating undergrad students, primarily through undergrad “Student Leaders” and post-undergrad “Mentors,” to build intentional life- and faith-sharing communities. Together with their mentors, undergrad students learn about the complex reality, from a historical, social, economic, political and religious perspective, of people from another country who struggle in poverty.

The program is named in honor of Fr. Pedro Arrupe, a past Superior General of the Society of Jesus, a.k.a. the Jesuits, the Catholic religious order which founded Boston College, and whose charism and vision animate the University. Fr. Arrupe believed that living the gospel requires effective solidarity with a suffering world. He was a pioneer in urging the combination of pastoral concern, biblical reflection and social analysis.


Arrupe Leadership Positions 2018-2019

The application for Arrupe Student Leaders and Mentors will be open from Friday, February 16 at 9 AM until Tuesday, February 27 at midnight (EST). 

The application for each position has several components. To help prepare and complete the application, you can view the content of the applications here [SL application content] [Mentor application content]— this is intended to allow you to draft your responses before filling out the application online and allow for a smoother process as you move through the online application process. Please note that you must submit your responses online via the application links below to be considered for a position.

Apply to be an Arrupe Student Leader

Apply to be an Arrupe Mentor


Learn more about each Arrupe role
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You can now donate online to any of the Arrupe programs.