Where could experiential learning take you?

Experiential learning is about self-discovery.

With Sustainability Council internships and volunteering opportunities, learn to use your talents, creativity and curiosity and contribute to collective action on sustainability.

Whether as an undergrad or a graduate student, experiential learning can put you on a career path you never knew you could have. Discover the opportunities below.


Experiential Learning Opportunities

Campus as a Living Lab

Want to use the university as a testing ground for sustainability solutions that meet tangible goals? Campus as a Living Lab connects the classroom and the real world, creating opportunities for solution-based teaching, research and experience.

Through this program, access funding and mentorship to make your sustainability applied research project a success.

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Sustainability Scholars

Sustainability Scholars sponsors University of Alberta graduate students to work on applied research projects with Edmonton-area institutions. Over the summer months, successful applicants work with professional mentors, earn up to $6,000 and complete 250 hours of project work.

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Campus Community Gardens

The university's community gardens are places where students, faculty and staff can grow fruits, vegetables and herbs. But more than that, gardens supported by the Faculty of ALES and other researchers are on the cutting edge of community-engaged research.

This summer, check out one of these gardens to gain hands-on skills, propagate local knowledge, and take part in important climate and agricultural research.

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Adaptation Resilience Training

This program provides full-time, paid positions to recent grads looking to enter the field of climate change adaptation and resilience. Learn more about the program and the difference it is making for Alberta.

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