Internships and Experiential Learning

Experiential learning is important for allowing students to apply their classroom knowledge to real world settings, and to expand on that knowledge base.  There are several forms of experiential learning available to students.  These different types of experiences can include:

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Internships

photo of professional student using keycardThese are learning opportunities where an undergraduate student is placed at a company or similar, and learning, through realistic work assignments, what it is like to have a job in that field or industry.  These can be for credit, and can be paid.  For these placements to count for academic credit, students must enroll in internship units, and meet the reporting and work requirements established by each academic unit for awarding credit.  Students should locate the internship coordinator in their school to find out how to enroll for credit.  Handshake provides a platform for employers to advertise and students to locate internships nationally: https://career.asu.edu/handshake