MBA Experiential Learning

Discover a range of MBA Experiential Learning Opportunities that enrich your learning journey and encourage active involvement in our dynamic community. Experiential Learning, also known as "learning by doing," places emphasis on reflecting upon the experience, not merely the activity itself.

These opportunities encompass both curricular and co-curricular activities, offering engaging experiences like:

  • Case Competitions
  • Student Leadership 
  • Exchanges (Student Abroad)
  • Capstone Projects
  • Project Based Learning
  • Community Service Learning
  • Applied Technical Training Sessions
  • Active Career Exploration Activities

Explore experiential learning opportunities through the links below or contact us at


Career Cafes are casual networking events that connect students to potential future employers and provide students with the opportunity to chat with professionals in their field of interest.

Career Cafes

The MBA Networking Brunches will allow MBA students to have dedicated, MBA-only, 1:1 networking time with key employer partners in an intimate but relaxed setting before select Career Cafes.

MBA Networking Brunch

Career Treks connect students with employers outside of the Edmonton Capital Region through a single or multi-day field trip to different organizations.

Career Treks

Technical training sessions focus on your hard skills development, such as training in specific software, programs or languages. Highlight this experience in your resume and cover letter and during an interview!

Technical Training Sessions

MBA Career Academy offers students a flexible, customizable learning experience by completing courses at their own pace.Students can complete a single course in an area of interest, or complete a series of courses to earn an industry certificate from leading companies, including IBM, Google, Meta and more.

MBA Career Academy

Industry Snapshots expose students to different organizations in different industries and their approach to business with the objective of expanding students' understanding of the business landscape in Canada.

Industry Snapshots

The Alberta School of Business Careers & Work Integrated Learning (CWIL) has developed the MBA LIFT Program to help companies and non-profit organizations build business solutions by harnessing the skills of our MBA students.


Whether you're looking for leadership opportunities, wanting to develop your network, hone your presentation skills, support a community cause or just hang out with fellow students, student clubs are very much part of the fabric of campus life.

Student Organizations

Explore other UofA Campus Experiential learning opportunities, including the UofA Career Centre's Job Shadow Program, Career Fairs, Career Exploration Interviews, Career Mentoring Program, and Graduate Student Internship Program (GSIP).

Other Campus EL Activities
Experiential Learning Record (ELR) Logo

The Experiential Learning Record (ELR) is a faculty-endorsed certificate and official university document that allows students to record learning activities that take place both within and beyond the classroom.

Experiential Learning Record (ELR)