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Gain Experience

Experiential learning is a crucial component of a college education and allows students to enhance their personal and professional development through direct experience and reflection. These experiences can help students to clarify career goals, gain valuable experience and skills and develop a professional network to positively impact job and graduate school outcomes.

In addition to your major coursework, consider these top five ways to gain experience and be career ready:


Leadership, service and organizations

UT & Experience Learning

Learn more about The University of Tennessee’s Experience Learning initiative which will “transform our culture to give students more opportunities to be involved in civic engagement, to solve complex real-world problems, and to contribute to the welfare of their communities as part of their regular course work”.