Saint Xavier University Graham School of Management

Experiential Learning Center

Experiential Learning Center

The Graham School of Management Experiential Learning Center provides opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to engage in a hands-on learning experience conducted in field based settings with relevant firms outside the traditional classroom environment. Primarily identified as an "internship" it is, in reality, an inductive process (learning by doing and reflecting) supported by collegiate level of courses and classroom experiences. Students also have the opportunity to apply their internship experience toward a college credit elective in one of the following disciplines:

The desired outcome is to help students develop marketable skills and prepare them of productive careers after graduation. This is accomplished by forging academic learning (i.e. the process of acquiring knowledge and information through the study of a subject without the necessity for direct experience) with experiential learning (i.e., involving the student in a concrete experience) to instill new knowledge in the student. The following attributes are an integral part of the overall experiential learning experience: