Experiential Learning

Discover international and local experiential learning opportunities that will help diversify your studies.

Students who actively engage in experiential learning can better discover what jobs and careers are available to philosophy majors. Through these opportunities, students will develop solid professional skills and experience, test possible career paths, create a strong network for job prospects, and make a difference in their community.

Arts Co-op

Graduate with more than a degree and explore your career options with Arts Co-Op.

As an Arts Co-op student, you’ll gain 12 months of paid work experience and a network of professional contacts through a variety of opportunities in the public, private and non-profit sectors. During the course of your degree, you’ll alternate between study terms and three paid, full-time work terms.

Arts Internship Program

The Arts Internship Program (AIP) integrates academic learning with the development of professional skills through part-time, unpaid positions supporting non-profit organizations in Vancouver and the lower-mainland. Internships offer meaningful workplace experiences to undergraduate students in the Faculty of Arts.

Career Development

Philosophy students can start building their careers while completing their undergraduate degree. The Centre for Student Involvement and Careers in Brock Hall offers information on what students can do with their major, career advising, workshops, and work-learn opportunities.

Go Global

Go Global’s international learning programs offer students transformational experiences that promote global awareness, meaningful engagement, and cross-cultural understanding. Programs include academic exchanges, group study programs, and research and service learning. Application deadlines vary depending on the program.

Community-Based Experiential Learning (CBEL)

CBEL provides students the opportunity to participate in projects driven by community priorities at nonprofit and for-profit organizations, as well as public schools. Programs include short-term reading week placements, ongoing Trek placements, courses which include CBEL components, and custom projects.

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