At Merrimack, we talk about five different dimensions of experiential education.
Provides professionals-in-training in STEM and education disciplines with practical and skills-oriented instruction under the supervision of a skilled practitioner.
Cooperative Education and Internships
Both co-ops and internships are hands-on work experiences that allow students to pursue their career interests while gaining confidence, valuable contacts and marketable skills. The key differentiation is that co-ops are paid; internships can be paid or unpaid.
Short-term or semester-long study abroad experiences that enhances and enriches students’ academic experience, develops their cross-cultural flexibility and empathy, and equips them to live and work as effective global citizens.