Experiential Education

Experiential education is critical in applying our broad interdisciplinary program in tangible ways. We want our students to have access to diverse experiential opportunities within our community and around the world. Below are several of the on- and off-campus opportunities students have pursued over the years. What’s even better, many of these are paid positions! Contact the Center for Environmental Stewardship for more specific info about positions.

On-Campus Opportunities

Social-Based Work
Research-Based Work
Waste-Based Work
  • Composting Crew
  • Recycling Crew
  • Work as a sustainability intern through facilities management on diverting waste streams

Off-Campus Opportunities

Land-Based Work
Garden-Based Work
  • Work in the Hoop House and the Hoben Garden with the Just Food Collective (JFC) through the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE)
  • Lead Club Grub (food education program at a local elementary school) through the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) and Fair Food Matters
  • Take the Gardening PE class and work in the Jolly Garden
Curricular Experiential Ed
  • Gardening PE class
  • Slow Farming Senior Capstone
  • English Reading the World: Gardens