Tutoring at-risk middle school students, studying abroad in Portugal, interning at Google, and participating in summer research at the National Institute of Standards and Technology are all examples of experiential learning.
Through experiential learning, you will have a chance to learn the coveted "on the job" skills and training that many employers have at the top of their lists. And, in some cases, you can even earn academic credit while learning!
Below are some ways that you can gain hands on, practical experience:
Take a Civic Agency & Social Entrepreneurship course: AMST 205/POLI 205/SOCY 205
Interested in strategies for initiating/bringing about social change? This course provides student with an opportunity to develop a project aimed at creating change on campus or in the community.
Undergraduate Research: Click Here
The annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day (URCAD) will take place on April 26, 2017! Up to $1,500 in funding is available for eligible research projects!
Study Abroad: Click Here
Costa Rica, Italy and Colombia are among the many places you can visit this year through our Study Abroad program!
Study Abroad 101 Sessions:
All sessions are in 218 Administration Building.
**You must attend this session prior to meeting with a Study Abroad Advisor**
The Shriver Center: Click Here
The Shriver Center can connect you with opportunities for service learning and civic engagement. Scholarships for service projects are also available!
Internships & Co-Ops: Click Here
Keep an eye out for updates on Career Month 2017! This year's theme is Road Trip Challenge! Plan your adventure and map your course here. There will be several opportunities to connect with prospective employers who are hiring students for internships and co-ops. You have a chance to win some goodies, as well!
Remember, it is never too early to get a head start on your career! Take the first step today!