Experiential Learning

Girl working on grape vines in vineyardFood Science Students workingbioengineering work

Our goal is to offer all students in the College of Agricultural Sciences experiential learning opportunities. Students here have the chance to gain on-the-ground skills in the form of internships, externships, service learning, research, study abroad and our new Leadership Academy. Whether they’re working internationally or at home, our students are developing the communication, analytical and teamwork skills that will make them the future leaders in their fields.

There are numerous ways to enhance your educational experience.  Experiential Learning as part of your curriculum in the College of Agricultural Sciences is just one of them.  The following resources are provided as a tool to guide you:

Guiding Documents:

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Resources

Stories

Weddell sealHailing Frozen Thoughts

Fisheries and Wildlife Science undergrad Mee-ya Monnin is blogging from Antarctica, where she’s working with Dr. Markkus Horning during a six month internship studying Weddell seals.

Adviser for Growers ClubGrowing up

OSU’s Organic Grower’s Club is an all-volunteer, student-run project that gives students the opportunity to grow healthy organic food. The proceeds from the farm go directly back into farm operations, fund summer internships, and are used to support many philanthropic activities in the Corvallis area.

A Place to GrowA Place to Grow

What it looks like to be on the ground, and digging in the dirt with the Organic Grower’s Club.

Anneke TuckerNatural Defense

BioResource Research  major Anneke Tucker’s undergraduate work included finding potential treatments for Type 2 diabetes.

Undergraduate Research Opportunities10 Places for Undergrads to Look for Research Opportunities

Support for students of any major who are interested in doing research is available with a phone call or the click of a mouse.