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Experiential Learning

Experiential learning is a crucial component of your college experience. It helps you build your skills and resume so you are prepared before you graduate to enter right into workforce. You'll also have an edge in the interviewing and hiring process with the experience you need to get the job. Experiential learning is about applying skills and knowledge learned in to the classroom to real-world situations and problems. Experiential learning experiences can include internships and co-ops, on-campus and off-campus employment, service-learning, volunteering, faculty-led research and projects, study abroad, and student organization involvement and leadership.

Internships and Co-ops

An internship or co-op will help you take knowledge and theory learned in the classroom and apply it in a professional setting. You will gain valuable experience and make connections in professional fields you are considering for possible future career paths. We have strong relationships with many local, regional, and national partners to help provide you with internship opportunities connected to your career goals and personal aspirations. Search for internships and co-ops in our career and job search powered by Handshake.

Internship and Co-op Resources

Experiential Learning Resources

    Success Stories

    Summer programs and internships help U.S. Army ROTC cadets hone their medical, language and cultural skills as well as to strengthen relationships among U.S. allies.
    Wright State mechanical engineering student R.J. McCoy plays a major role in producing trucks during an internship at Navistar in Springfield.