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Experiential Learning

Experiential Learning

Your Path to Career Readiness

Build a résumé that's sure to impress through relevant internship, fieldwork, and research experiences. From LEGO Systems to PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Western New England University offers a network of more than 1,000 internship sites. Fieldwork in student teaching and capstone research or engineering Senior Design Projects also demonstrate to potential employers that you possess hands-on learning experience. Long before graduation, you'll be career-ready and well-prepared for when the right opportunity comes along.
1,000+ Internship Sites
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More than 1,000 Internships

Verizon, Unilever, the New York Jets, the Massachusetts State Crime Lab...These are just a sampling of the broad range of internship sites available to our students through our more than 1,000 internship sponsor sites.


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Senior Design Projects

Senior Design Projects are comprehensive, one- and two-semester-long experiences where engineering students solve design problems under the guidance of a faculty advisor. Many of these projects have an industrial or clinical sponsor and resolve a real problem faced by an organization.

Senior Design Projects

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Student Teaching

Student teaching allows students enrolled in Elementary or Secondary Education programs to complete the required 75 hours of prepracticum field study in their sophomore or junior years as classroom observers, tutors, and teacher assistants, and 300 hours of full practicum teaching experience in their senior years.

Department of Education

The Kevin S. and Sandra E. Delbridge Career Center

The Kevin S. and Sandra E. Delbridge Career Center staff will help you write an attention-grabbing résumé, perfect interview skills, review job search strategies, or assist with the graduate school application process. We even make it easier for you to find your dream job by organizing on-campus career fairs, recruitment activities, and boot camps.

Alumni Connections

Our alumni offer valuable career advice and networking opportunities to help start your career off on the right track. Our Engineering Mentoring program and Sophomore Career Connections program for Business students pair you directly with an alumni mentor. Learn more about our engaged alumni