Experiential Learning

Active and engaged learning experiences take place inside and outside the classroom throughout your four-year experience. Contact your advisor for more information on these and other opportunities.

Prepare as a Professional Prepare as a Professional

  • Internships
  • Conference attendance and presentations
  • Mentorship programs/events
  • Shadowing opportunities
  • Guest speakers/panel discussions

Experience the World Experience the World

  • Regional/national/international excursions
  • Study abroad opportunities
  • Regional/national/international service opportunities
  • Postgraduate study/fellowships

Engage Your Community Engage Your Community

  • Local (Tacoma/Seattle) field trips
  • Civic scholarship projects
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Attending/performing in performances, events, exhibitions
  • Community programs and partnerships

Conduct Research Conduct Research

  • Summer research opportunities
  • Publish in scholarly journals
  • Independent study/directed research/senior thesis coursework
  • Postgraduate study/fellowships


• Current students

• Recent alumni

• Special programs/curricular offerings

• Conference/events

• Lecture series

• Program features, such as access to the Slater Museum, the on-site clinic in Weyerhaeuser, or the Puget Sound garden