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Experiential Learning

Experiential Learning

Experiential Learning at UC San Diego builds bridges--between academic and co-curricular, theory and practice, college and career--by creating opportunities for students to “learn by doing.” Students explore, build community, and develop the competencies to lead in a global society through engagement in experiential learning both on and off campus.

Types of Experiential Learning

Community Engagement

Entrepreneurship

Global Learning

Internships

Project-Based Learning

Research

Find Opportunities

Find Experiential Learning Opportunities on the REAL (Research Experience and Applied Learning) portal

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UC San Diego Competencies

Develop your career-readiness competencies through experiential learning.

Competencies

Record Competencies on Your Transcript

The CCR records the competencies you've developed while at UC San Diego on your official transcript.

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Academic Internships

AIP

Credit-bearing internships that build experience and connect with academic learning

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UCDC

Live, study and intern in the nation’s capital

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UC Center Sacramento

Intern and study public policy at the state level

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