Civic-Minded Professional

The civic-minded profession represents the integration of the following three dimensions:

  • Self-identity
  • Work, career, profession
  • Civic attitudes, civic action, public purpose

Characteristics of a CMP

Knowledge

  • Volunteer and pro bono service opportunities
  • Contemporary social issues, community issues

Skills

  • Competency with diversity
  • Consensus building across diverse opinions
  • Participatory civic skills

Dispositions

  • Values voluntary and pro bono service
  • Motivated to serve others
  • Sense of gratitude
  • Social trustee of knowledge
  • Passionate about work
  • Sense of calling, either civic or religious
  • Democratic values