Immersive Learning

Are you looking to gain real-world experience in your field of study? Are you trying to develop and establish professional connections? With immersive learning projects, you can work alongside professors and community organizations to to gain experience outside of the classroom.

Immersive Learning at a Glance

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What do I gain from Immersive Learning?

By exploring new possibilities in a variety of academic settings you can:

  • create high-impact solutions to real-world problems
  • gain professional experience
  • develop transferrable skills and intellectual capabilities
  • establish professional connections with local organizations

How can I get involved in Immersive Learning? 

Immersive Learning is interdisciplinary in nature and opportunities exist in multiple areas within the university and community. Here are a few ways to get involved in Immersive Learning:

  • Alternative Spring Break (Apply)
  • Co-op (Apply)
  • Department specific projects

Apply for Co-op

Interested in learning on the job? Carleton’s Co-op and Career Services gives students the chance to participate in co-operative education (co-op) to gain exposure to work experience through their field of academic study. Visit the Co-op Program page to learn more.

For Faculty

Are there ways your classes are changing the way we do things? We’re looking to profile your immersive learning opportunities that help set Carleton apart as a university which gives our students hands-on experience in solving real world problems. Please contact

Testimonials- Learning in the Field

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A list of Immersive Learning experiences shared with the Discovery Centre is also available. Learn what your Department, School or Institute has been doing for Immersive Learning!