Experiential learning is the application of theory and academic content to real-world experiences. It advances learning outcomes and encourages reflection and application of skills and knowledge in contexts that prepare students for the workplace. There are a number of programs available at Carleton to help students develop skills and engage in experiential learning.


Provide undergraduate students the opportunity to conduct hands-on, faculty-supervised research.

Community Engaged Pedagogy

Help students develop skills and civic citizenship through combining community work with classroom learning.

Students as Partners Program (SaPP)

Foster a student-centered learning environment by partnering with students to design courses.

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Enhance student skill development in three areas: metacognition, communication and problem-solving.