Extending Learning Inside and Outside the Classroom

Upcoming Events

  • Funding Your Grad School Education.

    Virtual

    Being a graduate student is a tough job in which your days are consumed by research and coursework. Don’t let concerns about money add stress to your graduate school experience. Fellowships and Assistantships fund graduate students to study, teach, work and/or conduct research. Join Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) and learn how to fund your graduate school education.

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  • Classes Are Not Enough: How to be Competitive for What's Next? (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Thinking about what is next?  Join us and learn what UCF has to offer outside the classroom. Internships Study Abroad Research Graduate School Preparation ...More!

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  • Experiential Learning Q&A: Let’s Talk Internships (Faculty & GTA)

    Virtual

    Have you ever met with a Faculty member from Experiential Learning? Here’s your opportunity to connect via a discussion-based panel that will cover topics related to searching for an internship, building a resume that stands out, internship interviewing tips, registering your internship for credit, networking tips to land an internship, etc. Experiential Learning's Faculty are looking forward to assisting you!

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  • Who We Are: Get Connected with Experiential Learning Workshop

    CSEL: 121

    Come and get an overview of the services and resources that we offer! Remember, it’s never too early or too late to visit Experiential Learning to gain experiences outside of the classroom!

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  • Get Started in Undergraduate Research Workshop (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Are you interested in learning more about research? Not sure where to start or how to navigate all the programs available? This workshop will discuss how to expand your academic experience through undergraduate research, including how to get started by finding a faculty mentor.  This session is open to all majors. Questions? Feel free to contact the Office of Undergraduate Research …

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  • Graduate School Preparation Intensive

    TCH: 103: TCH 103

    Topics covered include: Selecting the right graduate program Understanding the graduate school application process Writing strong personal statements Requesting letters of recommendation Networking with graduate school staff and faculty

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  • Preparing for a Grad School and Summer Research – Student Panel

    Virtual

    As the kick-off event for Grad Prep Week, join us for the first graduate student panel. Have you ever wondered how students manage to successfully apply to and thrive in graduate school while handling other responsibilities? This Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) workshop allows you to get that information directly from the source. Ask questions and listen to a panel of …

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  • What is Summer Research and How to Apply?

    Virtual

    For Grad Prep Week, join Dr. Vanessa Gonzalez-Perez from Princeton University as she presents on what a summer research program is and how it can help you prepare for graduate school. If you are thinking about getting involved in undergraduate research, this workshop is a great place to start!  You will get a broad overview of the research opportunities available …

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  • The Graduate School Application Process

    Virtual

    For students who are 1-2 semesters from applying, get the details from Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) on the application process for graduate school. You’ll be able to fully prepare for the application process after this session.  

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  • What to Consider When Considering Graduate School

    Virtual

    Choosing the next step in your educational career is one of the most important decisions you will make. In this session we will explore the reasons for pursuing graduate program and the top factors to consider when deciding which graduate programs to apply to. You will also learn what to look for when you receive offers of admission and how …

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  • Downtown Campus Workshop: UCF Job Shadow Program Information Session

    UCF Downtown: DPAC 171: DPAC 171

    Ever wondered what a “day in the life” of a particular job or career looks like? During spring break, students will have the chance to apply to shadow employers and industry professionals, throughout the state of Florida, to gain insight into career options. Attend an information session to learn more about the program. Information on applications, host locations, the matching …

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  • Maximizing Your Internship Experience Workshop

    Virtual

    Now that you’ve landed the internship, what's next? Learn how to make the most of your experience through building relationships and best practices on the job for future opportunities!

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  • Keys to Networking both in Person and Online

    Virtual

    Building a solid network in a professional environment is vital. The duplicity, of needing both an in-person and online network, makes developing networking skills even more essential to your success. Growing your networks requires a concerted effort to be open to various methods of connecting and fostering relationships. In this practical and interactive workshop, we will explore the ins and …

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  • Getting Great Letters of Recommendation

    Virtual

    The program to which you’re applying requires you to submit letters of recommendation as part of your application. Panic sets in as questions flood your mind: who should I ask? how do I ask? when do I ask? do they even remember me? Most applicants don’t appreciate how much weight their letters of recommendation carry when it comes to an …

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  • UCF Job Shadow Program Information Session

    Virtual

    Ever wondered what a “day in the life” of a particular job or career looks like? During spring break, students will have the chance to apply to shadow employers and industry professionals, throughout the state of Florida, to gain insight into career options. Attend an information session to learn more about the program. Information on applications, host locations, the matching …

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  • Student Researcher Panel (Recurring Event)

    TCH: 103: TCH 103

    Join us to hear directly from undergraduate researchers about their research paths and experiences on campus! Learn more about the realities of conducting research, the different paths a person can take, and advice from students for your own research opportunities. 

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  • Developing Your Statement of Purpose

    Virtual

    Have you ever wondered what graduate schools look for in a statement of purpose? Come to this Grad Prep Week session and learn how to shape your statement of purpose into a competitive statement. The presentation will be presented by Dr. Don Brunson from Vanderbilt University. 

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  • Student Researcher Panel (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Join us to hear directly from undergraduate researchers about their research paths and experiences on campus! Learn more about the realities of conducting research, the different paths a person can take, and advice from students for your own research opportunities. 

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  • Summer Off-Campus Research Panel

    Virtual

    How do summer research programs help your application for graduate school? Come listen to and ask questions of students who participated in summer research programs on and off campus this past summer. Be strategic in where you apply in order to have the best chance at being a competitive applicant for graduate school. Ask questions and listen to a panel …

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  • Virtual Fair – Grad School & Summer Research

    Virtual

    Meet with Graduate Schools from across the country “face-to-face” at UCF’s Virtual Graduate School and Summer Research Fair. 

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  • What is Grad School and Why Should I Apply?

    Virtual

    Not sure where to start in preparing for graduate school or what the difference is between a master’s or a PhD? this presentation defines graduate school and where your career and academic goals meet. This is  perfect start to your journey for graduate school preparation. 

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  • Summer Off Campus Research Experiences (Recurring Event)

    Trevor Colbourn Hall 201: Trevor Colbourn Hall 201

    Learn the basics of summer off-campus research experiences: What are they? Who can apply? Are these opportunities paid? When do applications open? This session is open to all undergraduates.

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  • UCF Job Shadow Program Information Session

    Virtual

    Ever wondered what a “day in the life” of a particular job or career looks like? During spring break, students will have the chance to apply to shadow employers and industry professionals, throughout the state of Florida, to gain insight into career options. Attend an information session to learn more about the program. Information on applications, host locations, the matching …

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  • Internships: Who’s Hiring and Where Can I Find Them Workshop

    Virtual

    Not sure where to start with your internship search? Or do you feel like you are at a standstill and unsure about the next steps in your search? This workshop will review how to use Handshake and other resources to find an internship that's a match for you!

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  • UCF Job Shadow Program Information Session

    Virtual

    Ever wondered what a “day in the life” of a particular job or career looks like? During spring break, students will have the chance to apply to shadow employers and industry professionals, throughout the state of Florida, to gain insight into career options. Attend an information session to learn more about the program. Information on applications, host locations, the matching …

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