AE Opportunities

Academic Enrichment (AE) is for ALL students. Participating in AE Opportunities and experiential learning prepares students with skills for the 21st century and gives students the opportunity to apply their learning beyond the classroom. AE offers resources for students to connect with a variety of out-of-classroom experiences.

Which Opportunity Will You Explore?


Intern or work with a local, national, or international organization to gain valuable experience in your field.

Research and Creative Scholarship

Conduct your own research or creative scholarship project or assist faculty with their research.

Service Learning/Volunteering

Give back to your community while gaining experience through volunteering and service learning.

Study Abroad

Spend a few weeks up to a year in another country while earning credit.

Work / Intern / Volunteer Abroad

Work, intern, or volunteer abroad in your field with the program of your choice, or design your own experience. Programs run a few weeks to one semester or more.

National Student Exchange

Spend a semester or a year studying on exchange at another university in the US, Guam, Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, or Canada.

Field Experiences

Spend a couple of weeks or an entire summer getting hands-on experience in your field. ***Need landing page***

Student Groups-Leadership

Advocate for an international organization locally or abroad with an ASUM-recognized student group.

Entrepreneurial Opportunities

Have a business idea or want to create a new product? Check out Blackstone Launchpad for the resources to get started.

Independent Study

Excited to learn more about a topic you are interested in? Get credit for it. Talk to your faculty or advisor to create your own independent study/class.

Additional Opportunities

Other ways you can get involved

Post-Bac. and Graduate Experiences

Use your degree to work or volunteer in the US or internationally. Many experiences funded, including Peace Corps.