Experiential Learning

Our students are career-ready with hands-on experience.
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Our mission is to provide you with hands-on experience to ensure you are career-ready upon graduation. How do we do that? By offering experiential learning opportunities where you’ll apply what you’ve learned in the classroom to build skills for the real world. You'll benefit from a variety of hands-on experiences.

Capstone Projects

This is your chance to showcase what you’ve created or learned. Maybe you (or your team) designed an original product or completed a community service project. 
Read About Sarah Buezis's B.S Industrial Design Project »

Cooperative Education / Internships

Get paid for practical work experience related to your degree while earning credit towards graduation. Career Services makes your search simple, partnering with you to find your perfect co-op.

Research

Do you want to address a societal need? Get involved in an original learning activity connected to your degree.
Read About Conor Dougherty's Professional Science Master’s in Conservation Biology Research » 

Service-Learning

Grow while giving back to your community. Your service-learning experience can help you realize your academic and professional goals.

Student Teaching

Take the lead in the classroom and create positive school experiences for your students. Our Office of Field Experiences will find the best placement for you.

Study Abroad

“You gain a lot of valuable experience in different communities and about different ways of life and how people interact with each other.” - Anthony Walloch, B.S. Environmental Science 
Read About Anthony's Experience »


Experiential Learning

All Experiential Learning News

Graduate students providing mental health counseling in area schools

When students in elementary, middle and high school are dealing with a mental health issue, where do they go for help?

Communications students working for area news outlets

Many small, rural newspaper need help trying to cover news, write features, take photographs and lay out the publication.

Online labs in computer networking keep students on track

University of Wisconsin-Stout junior Joshua Ferkans misses seeing his professors and fellow students while studying computer networking and information technolo