Students doing work as part of service-learning partnerships may engage in:
- Direct service → i.e. working with people: tutoring, mentoring, planting gardens, etc.
- Indirect service → i.e. sorting food, measuring trees, collecting GPS data, etc.
- Consultant-type services → i.e. producing deliverables: marketing plans, policy papers, educational campaigns, engineering designs, etc.
- Research → i.e. data collection & analysis: interviewing staff, volunteers or clients; studying comparable organizations elsewhere; statistical analysis of existing data sets, etc.