What is Experiential Learning?
Experiential Learning Programs allow students a chance to apply knowledge and information acquired from their academic program and is valuable for student development and career marketability. This is a way for students to “try out” a career before making a full-time commitment.
Types of Experiential Learning include:
Community Work Study
Cooperative Education (CoOp)
Additional benefits are the ability to learn interpersonal skills such as:
Students who participate in experiential learning:
Can earn while they learn
Are less apt to drop out of school
Are more likely to be hired upon graduation
Generally have a higher starting salary
Generally advance more quickly in their careers