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
Advantage UW-Stout: Polytechnic approach could boost recruiting efforts in India Featured Image

Advantage UW-Stout: Polytechnic approach could boost recruiting efforts in India

Whether in Mumbai, New Delhi or any other city across the vast nation of India, Anagha Pednekar could have a distinct advantage when recruiting for UW-Stout.
Getting behind their teams: Beatty sisters balancing love for gymnastics, sled dogs, science Featured Image

Getting behind their teams: Beatty sisters balancing love for gymnastics, sled dogs, science

For the last four years, seniors Carlie and Chloe Beatty have been all in as they lead, flip, cheer on and support the Blue Devil gymnastics team.
Career development jobs program for students honored with statewide Innovation Award Featured Image

Career development jobs program for students honored with statewide Innovation Award

With applied and experiential learning and a career focus, students who attend UW-Stout know they will graduate ready to enter the work world.