Go Beyond the Classroom

Opportunities Outside the Classroom

Take advantage of experiential learning opportunities and resources outside the classroom to customize your Merrimack experience and build a pathway that supports your dreams and goals. 

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Study Abroad in 25+ Destinations

You can spend a semester abroad (Italy) or choose a course that includes a shorter global experience (Iceland) to gain a better understanding of the world and enhance your career prospects. See study abroad opportunities

Customize Your Merrimack Experience

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Honors Program

A rigorous curriculum and classes that encourage interdisciplinary learning and provide students with opportunities to pursue independent study and research with faculty mentors.

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Austin Scholars

A close-knit community rooted in the tradition of St. Augustine, bringing together students who are passionate about leadership, service and community.

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Compass Program

A transformational learning community with a powerful network of support, academic coaching and dedicated professors to help students develop the tools for a successful college experience.

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Internships & Co-ops

Our guaranteed internships as well as
co-ops through the Warriors at Work Program provide hands-on training, will build your resume and prepare you for a career you are passionate about.

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Scientific Research

Assist our faculty researchers as they tackle topics such as concussion treatments, childhood nutrition, disparities in healthcare, microplastics and other major issues affecting our world.


Service Learning

Our commitment to community service is part of who we are. Participate in our campus-wide Mack Gives Back volunteer days or spend your break on an immersive SEND trip helping those in need.



At Merrimack, we will always have your back! Our support services start day one and are available on every level at your fingertips: in your school or throughout college-wide support center

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If you're an undeclared major, you'll be encouraged to discover the direction you want to pursue in your life and career with this academic advising program.

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Find workshops, programs and tutoring to help with everything from essay writing, test taking, study skills, time management, math and more—all under one roof and provided free of charge for ALL students!


The O'Brien Center for Career Development empowers students to explore future careers and create a personalized path to success. The O'Brien Center offers everything from career advising, resume help, career fairs, mock interviews, internship programs, and access to employers.

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Whether you need to register for classes or find an internship, our school-based advising centers are your team of field experts cross-trained in academic support, career readiness, wellness and mental health.