Experiential Learning is designed to integrate classroom knowledge with professional experience and give students a hands-on experience in their field of study. With the guidance of their Internship Faculty Mentor, the Director of Experiential Learning and their Internship Supervisor, students achieve educational and professional development in their field of study, which helps define future career paths and goals.
Student Internships are a cooperative endeavor involving the student intern, the sponsoring organization, and the College. A well-planned and carefully mentored program will be valuable to all participants. The internship sponsor has an opportunity to preview potential employees and to develop internship projects that will enhance the mission of the sponsoring organization. The program is designed to integrate classroom knowledge with professional experience and give students a hands-on experience in their field of study.
Students may take a business internship to fulfill a business elective or a free elective and can receive either one credit or three credits. Paid internships are also available. An approved Experiential Learning piece can also fulfill this graduation requirement.