Experiential Education

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Extern student at space museumWhile coursework is a significant component of career preparation, students benefit from and employers prefer students who have had experiences outside of the classroom. These opportunities allow students the ability to apply classroom concepts in a professional environment, network in their respective industry, build resumes, and provide invaluable experience. Students should consider experiential education opportunities an essential part of their education, as it has substantial effects on their career choices.

Learn more about how students can take advantage of experiential learning opportunities while at SIU, and how the Career Development Center can help.