Ready for the World
Experiential Learning at Western New England University

The best way to prepare for the world after graduation is to experience it. At Western New England University, students build upon classroom knowledge through a variety of experiential learning opportunities. Faculty and staff work individually with students to help them make connections between coursework and applied learning experiences to help them achieve their goals in today’s global workforce.

Experiential learning may include internships, fieldwork, student teaching, Senior Design Projects, study abroad, service learning, cocurricular participation, or leadership positions.

 Studies show that employers prize skills that are the result of experiential learning. Such skills as critical thinking, problem-solving, collaboration, and written and oral communication gained through experiential learning make Western New England University graduates ready for the world.

 Learn more about experiential learning opportunities:

Learning Beyond the Classroom
Center for Civic Engagement
Study Abroad Opportunities
Career Development Center


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Where to Find Us

Office of Learning Beyond the Classroom
St. Germain Campus Center, Second Floor
(413) 782-1687

The Center for Civic Engagement
St. Germain Campus Center, Second Floor
(413) 782-1638

The Career Development Center
St. Germain Campus Center, Second Floor
(413) 782-1217.



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