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

Lab renovations include new maker space for fashion, engineering students

At UW-Stout, Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, all of the academic programs have an experiential learning component.

University biology classes work to beautify lakeshore, bring back biodiversity

Invasive plant species removal project is part of partnership with City of Menomonie and Lower Chippewa nonprofit

Entertainment design senior, painting professor collaborate on short film

‘Daylight’ addresses environmental justice of St. Paul creek restoration through art