Experiential Learning Opportunities and Student Programs

Find Available Opportunities for Co-ops, Community Service-Learning, Internships and Education Abroad

Integrate your classroom learning with valuable experiences in community and work settings.

Experiential learning through UAlberta is offered in a variety of categories, faculties and time frames. Discover what opportunities are waiting for you.

Available to All Students

Career Centre

There are a variety of work experience programs available to you depending on your department and faculty. Some are arranged through your faculty and some are arranged through the Career Centre.

See the full list of Internship and Work Experience Programs 

Community Service-Learning

Community Service-Learning (CSL) offers UAlberta students the chance to work with a local community group, while reflecting and putting their experiences in context within a university course.

Openings (Arts) | Openings (Augustana)


Whether you want to do an internship in another country, go on an international exchange at one of our partner universities around the world, or participate in a summer program, we've got you covered.

Study Abroad Openings

University of Alberta Libraries

UAL provides career experience learning opportunities for future and current library professionals. These include: practicum support for LIS/LibTech programs, the UAL/SLIS Collaborative Program, the UAL Academic Library Residency Program and the UAL Indigenous Internship Program.

Libraries Residencies/Internships

Undergraduate Research Initiative

The URI helps undergraduate students engage in research and creative activities that provide high-impact, hands-on experiences to build skills, explore possible career paths, and uncover hidden career opportunities.

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Opportunities Offered by Faculties

Some faculty-led programs are open to all U of A students. Please review the eligibility requirements of the programs to learn more.

Alberta School of Business

Cooperative education is an optional program for students in the Bachelor of Commerce program. Students put their academic knowledge into action through periods of relevant work experience of 4 or 8 months each.

Business Co-ops

Augustana Campus

Augustana Campus in Camrose has several popular experiential learning opportunities including significant international experiences, outdoor education and community-based projects.

Augustana Openings

Faculty of ALES

Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences (ALES) Internship Program provides students with a chance to apply knowledge gained in academic studies to the work place through paid internship experience.

ALES Internships

Faculty of Arts

Experiential Learning lets you take your undergraduate education in the Faculty of Arts 'beyond the classroom' with structured opportunities that include research, community service, work, and travel.

Arts Openings

Faculty of Engineering

Cooperative education in engineering incorporates a paid, supervised work experience into the undergraduate engineering degree program. Students gain valuable real-world experience in positions related to their field of study.

Engineering Co-ops

Faculty of Science

The U of A's Science Internship Program - SciWorks - integrates undergraduate Faculty of Science studies and relevant work experiences through 4, 8, 12 or 16-month paid internships.


Help Us Find More Learning Opportunities

The Experiential Learning website is a central repository for faculty- and unit-specific sites that list the related experiential learning opportunities. If would like to have a link to your faculty's site included, please share the link using this form.

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