Experiential Learning involves attaining professional experience through a variety of means. Formalized methods may include internships, fieldwork, practicum, clinical experiences and service-learning. Informal approaches such as job shadowing, volunteerism, campus leadership, studying abroad and other co-curricular opportunities.
Employers are looking for new employees that have knowledge, shills and experience related to their field, as well as "soft skills" all organizations seek. Participating in one or more experiences while in college will help sudents develop soft skills such as communication, leadership, teamwork and problem solving.
The Ohio State University at Lima recognizes the importance of assisting students and employers make experiential learning happen for both the educational advancement of students and the growth of host employers' businesses and organizations.
- The Importance of Internships
- Volunteer work
- Independent study or Research Opportunities (with the cooperation of faculty)
- Study Abroad
Study Abroad OpportunityJOIN US FOR PRAGUE IN JUNE 2015!!!
The Prague Theatre Study Tour is coming to Ohio State students in June 2015. The trip will coincide with the Prague Quadrennial International Theatre Festival and features visits to historical sites, live theatre performances, and professional friends and colleagues. Complete information about the trip is available online at OIA, Study Abroad. Funding and scholarships are time sensitive, and can be found on this OIA site.
APPLICATIONS FOR THIS TRIP ARE DUE--FEBRUARY 1ST--SO DON'T DELAY.
Please note that Ohio State Lima students who participate in the study tour will be eligible for financial assistance of up to $1500.
For more information, please contact Dr. Joe Brandesky at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a meeting to discuss this study tour opportunity.