Internships, choir tours, study abroad experiences, and mission trips — all adventures beyond the classroom — give students the opportunity to help others, think on their feet, meet remarkable people, and learn vital skills. All of which will help them in their careers. Political science and business administration double major Christine Emma-Ann Williams ’19, recently shared her experience participating in an exciting off-campus learning opportunity.
The ink will barely be dry on Alexandrea “Alex” Wilson’s diploma this May before she embarks on what most people would consider the challenge of a lifetime – a two-year stint with the Peace Corp in Botswana, where she will work in an HIV/AIDS education and prevention program for school kids.
For senior media studies major Kristen Scheinost working for Disney had always been one of her dreams. Participating in the Disney College Program gave her early exposure to her dream career, as well as the opportunity to learn skills she will be able to apply in all areas of life.
Studying abroad taught Claudia Leffelman more than just how to speak another language.
U’s study abroad program gives students the opportunity to travel while also earning academic credit during break. This summer, AU will offer 3 to 10 week programs in a variety of locations, including Costa Rica, Quebec/Canada, France, Germany, Spain and Italy.