Take your learning outside the classroom with experiential opportunities that bring your studies to life – like study abroad or domestic exchange, working as a research or teaching assistant, civic engagement and service learning courses, and doing a thesis or other capstone work. Don’t think of these as “extras.” They’re an integral part of your education – promoting personal growth and academic success – and they need not cost more than you pay for tuition.

Explore Your Experiential Pathways

Joining clubs, participating in sports, serving on house council, and volunteering on campus or in the community keep you in balance and help you to meet like-minded people. Plus, when it comes time to apply for internships and jobs, you’ll need to present yourself as an interesting and engaged person who has done more than just coursework.  Whatever organizations you decide to join, watch for opportunities to gain leadership experience and develop new skills. You’ll gain confidence, experience, and connections that will engage you now and prepare you for jobs and internships down the road.

This work generally begins with an on-campus office outside of your major department, but your major academic advisors or will often be part of the conversation. The SBS Pathways Peers Advising Interns can also help your start your exploration.

SBS Award for Early Decision Summer Internship

This scholarship award supports SBS students who will complete internships during the summer ’23 semester. Candidates must be in good academic standing with at least 45 credits. * Please note, the Early Decision round is for students with confirmed internships offers only. SBS in …

By Koni Denham
Koni Denham Director of Student Success - SBS
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Call for Applications: Maureen and Mike Mansfield Women’s Trilateral Youth Empowerment Program

The Trilateral Youth Empowerment Program, as part of the Maureen Mansfield Women’s Empowerment Series, aims to build more inclusive democracies in Japan, the Republic of Korea (ROK), and the United States (U.S.). by amplifying youth voices in the policy decision-making …

By Felicia Griffin-Fennell
Felicia Griffin-Fennell Director of the SBS RISE Program & Lecturer in Sociology
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Winter Skill Building Program Update

There is still time to tell us you are interested in our winter break skill building program.

SBS Careers invites you to join us remotely for a structured, self-guided professional skill building program, so you can gain the skills employers …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
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Featured Resources

This resource contains a variety of sample resumes that are appropriate for SBS majors.  Use these as a formatting guide.  …