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Exploring experiential education

Experiential education helps you get more than a degree: get a well-rounded university education that supports both personal and professional pathways to success. Learn how you can make a difference through internships, co-ops and other learning opportunities.

Experiential education opportunities

  • Co-op & internships
  • Community & service learning
  • Study abroad
  • Summer placements
  • Career connections
  • Co-curricular program

UNB offers experiential learning in all 14 faculties

We are committed to offering experiential learning for all students.

650+
partners to work with

6000+
students placed each year

5000+
opportunities to choose from

What experiential education looks like at UNB

News and events on our Fredericton and Saint John campuses

Tackling food insecurity

The Saint John Community Food Basket is the city’s oldest food bank, opened in 1984 by four dedicated individuals who recognized the importance of food security for those of limited means. Fast forward 35 years and the organization now has upwards of 60 volunteers, distributes food to the city’s other three food banks and serves 1,000 people each month.

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UNB Saint John nursing students deliver Teddy Bear Health Clinics

UNB Saint John student nurses recently hosted Teddy Bear Health Clinics at two priority neighbourhood elementary schools.

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Real-World Project with Non-Profit Ignites a Passion for Strategic Planning

Students in the fourth-year BBA Strategic Management course in UNB’s Faculty of Management put on their consulting hats to offer strategy recommendations to a local non-profit organization.

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UNB students make community impact through experiential learning

Social Science in Practicum (SOCS4501) is a course offered at UNB’s Saint John campus that pairs students with an organization that best fits their goals and related disciplines to provide them with a paid experiential learning internship at that organization.

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UNB students help uncover Maine’s oldest known canoe

The students were participating in an archaeology field school in Biddeford, Maine. The field school is led by Dr. Gabriel Hrynick, a faculty member in the department of anthropology at the UNB Fredericton, and Dr. Arthur Anderson, a University of New England faculty member.

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