Academic Internships are an integral part of Loyola's Undergraduate student's experience, where you receive academic credit while also taking an Engaged Learning course. Visit this page and learn more about enrolling in an Academic Internship course, seeking an internship, funding opportunities, and many other resources.
The Center for Experiential Learning has become: The Center for Engaged Learning, Teaching, and Scholarship (CELTS)! Given our work with faculty, community partners, and students doing engaged teaching and learning, we have evolved over the past several years. Please click the headline to find out more.
Fall 2021 Academic Internship Courses are now available! Click the headline to see what course you should take for your major. Academic internships fulfill your Engaged Learning requirement for graduation and offer an opportunity to utilize the knowledge that you have acquired in the classroom and take it to an organization where you will intern. LEARN MORE
Find out more about this 3-credit seminar course where students reflect on their personal, professional and civic development in their internship or advanced student employment experience. Students work a minimum of 100 hours over the semester at their organization, and explore topics such as leadership, organization theory, and civic professionalism through readings, class discussion, and reflective assignments. LEARN MORE
Each year the CEL publishes its annual report sharing the story of Loyola students, faculty instructors, and community partners engaging in deep learning and community development. To explore how students, staff, and faculty have engaged Chicago and the world through experiential learning view our 2019-2020 Annual Report. LEARN MORE
Students: have you documented your engaged learning work in LOCUS yet? This process helps Loyola manage student risk, substantiates your fulfillment of the Engaged Learning Requirement, and puts info about your experiential learning into your transcript! Learn how to do it in this 1-minute video!LEARN MORE