Experiential learning is most beneficial when it is aligned with your career goals. These career development resources will support your skill development throughout your pursuit of experiential learning.
The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) has identified eight competencies associated with career readiness. As a college student, you should strive to achieve mastery in all eight areas by the time you graduate. Use the worksheet below to assess your career competencies and refer back to it throughout your undergraduate journey.
ELN recommends students send a thoughtful and well-written email to project mentors you are interested in working with. Your email should be written clearly and concisely, and include the following information:
If you don’t hear back from the project mentor, send a polite follow-up email about one week after your initial email.
ELN staff are ready to meet virtually with all students interested in discussing experiential learning and career development.