Gain Experience

Real-world experience, or experiential learning, is a key part of determining your interests, values, and skills outside of the academic classroom. Through experiential learning, you can “try on” the various work environments within your projected career field. Also, experiential learning facilitates identifying and strengthening skills needed to succeed post-graduation.

Experiential Learning occurs through a variety of activities such as:

Part-Time Jobs Internships Service Learning Research Leadership
Fellowships Co-ops Clinical Experience Practicums Projects
Field Work        

 

Landing a Part-Time Job

Landing an Internship

Service Learning/Leadership

Research

Job Shadowing

Gain Recognition for your Experience

 

Benefits of Experiential Learning Opportunities

Network— Boost your professional contacts.

Develop— Gain professionalism while building your resume and career portfolio.

Clarify— Narrow your job search focus and refine your career goals.

Learn— Acquire industry-specific language and discover new industry trends.