Experiential Learning

At Marquette, much of your academic experiences can occur outside the classroom. Whether you want to enhance your leadership skills, launch a startup company, land an internship or engage in research alongside a faculty member, we have many opportunities to meet your needs.

 

707 Hub — Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation Initiative

The 707 Hub is where ideas are shared, stretched, challenged and realized. Part of the Office of Research and Innovation, the 707 Hub is a space designed to foster collaboration and innovation. Because anyone can be innovative, the 707 Hub is open to all students, and we encourage a cross-disciplinary approach to solving problems. Because great ideas need to be heard, the 707 Hub offers unique spaces for meetings, presentations and events.

Learn more about the 707 Hub

 

Excellence in Leadership (E-Lead)

E-Lead is a curricular innovation leadership development program for undergraduate students across the disciplines at Marquette. Through a curriculum rooted in the Jesuit tradition, E-Leaders progress through a three-year program focused on leading oneself, leading with others and leading innovation. Students apply in their sophomore year, earning academic credit for their classroom and experiential innovation leadership learning. 

Learn more about E-Lead

 

Internships and co-ops

The Career Services Center is here to assist you with internship and job search strategies. Additionally, we review resumes and cover letters, conduct practice interviews and discussions revolving around networking strategies and etiquette. Reference the Job Search Guide for more in-depth information about the internship and job search process. Learn more about internships.

The Opus College of Engineering works with more than 200 leading engineering and technology companies across 25 states that hire our students for co-ops and internships, helping our students to build skills, gain invaluable professional experience and make key connections that will help them successfully launch their careers. Learn more about engineering co-ops.

The Business Career Center supports students’ internship readiness through career courses, individual support and industry-aligned recruiting events. The BCC also administers the College of Business Administration Internship for Credit Program, enabling students to earn academic credit toward graduation for internship experiences. Learn more about the employers hiring business students for internships. 

 

Les Aspin Center

The Marquette University Les Aspin Center for Government gives you the opportunity to live, learn and work for a semester in the heart of our nation's capital. 

Learn more about the Les Aspin Center

 

ROTC

Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines — Marquette's tradition of excellence in preparing students in the ROTC is nationally known. One of the longest-running programs in the country, Marquette ranks seventh among national universities for percent of students who serve in ROTC, according to Washington Monthly. 

Learn more about ROTC

 

Service learning

Following in the Jesuit tradition of faithful service, the Service Learning Program at Marquette University facilitates student academic learning through meaningful service experiences, which encourage and enable Marquette's faculty and students to positively impact the community. 

Learn more about Service Learning

 

Study abroad

As a Marquette student, you have access to programs around the world and resources that make studying and living abroad as easy as it gets. No matter where you go, Marquette will provide you with the advising and pre-departure services you'll need to get the most out of your experience.

Learn more about the Study abroad program

 

Undergraduate research

Enhance your undergraduate learning and get involved in undergraduate research—and make a real, original intellectual or creative contribution to your discipline. 

Learn more about Undergraduate research