Learning Through Experience
Sharing our successes with experiential learning at UNB

New opportunities for students: Catalyst Program

Lee Whelan

Posted: April 1, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: ExperienceUNB


The Office of Experiential Education has new opportunities for all UNB students to engage in Work Integrated Learning opportunities. Please share these paid internship opportunities with students. The Catalyst Program merges a specially created Business Consulting Course and a paid internship, open to students from both UNB campuses and all faculties (3rd & 4th year and Graduate students). Students accepted into the Catalyst program will complete a Business Consulting Course offered by the...

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UNBSJ students: complete a suvey on experiential education for a chance to win prizes

Ellena Sutton

Posted: March 25, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: ExperienceUNB


Hello UNBSJ students, experiential education includes a variety of approaches where educators intentionally engage with learners using direct or authentic and real experiences. The Office of Experiential Education has created this survey to learn how to better suit experiential learning to the needs of our community here at UNBSJ.   Click the link below to fill out the survey and help be the positive change in experiential learning for you and your peers! Students who...

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Catalyst

Lee Whelan

Posted: March 3, 2022 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: ExperienceUNB


Catalyst is a flagship offering in UNB’s work-integrated learning opportunity catalogue that provides students with consulting-style WIL, tackling pressing challenges for New Brunswick businesses. In 2022, our theme is digital transformation, responding to key labour market and economic development challenges for the Province of New Brunswick. For a PDF of the poster, click here.

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Compass

Lee Whelan

Posted: March 3, 2022 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: ExperienceUNB


Compass is a flagship community-engaged learning opportunity offered through UNB’s Office of Experiential Education. The Compass program at UNB supports economic, social, and civic development in rural communities throughout New Brunswick. Interdisciplinary teams of students will work with rural communities and regions to create innovative solutions to pressing challenges in those regions. For a PDF of the poster, click here.

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Experiential Education at UNB Summer 2022

Lee Whelan

Posted: March 3, 2022 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: ExperienceUNB


Are you looking to engage a student to support your organization’s goals and priorities this Summer? UNB offers several ways to provide students with meaningful opportunities for work experience that support their personal and professional goals. UNB’s students have a variety of talents, skills, and experiences to contribute to your organization. For a PDF of the poster, click here.

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The Office of Experiential Education is offering two Future of Work workshops at no fee for students

Sandy MacKay and Lee Whelan

Posted: February 3, 2022 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: ExperienceUNB


UNB's Office of Experiential Education is partnering with Future of Work to offer 2 facilitated workshops on Future of Work skills. For UNB students it is an excellent opportunity to add skills to your resume, and there is no fee for students for these introductory co-curricular workshops. The Future of Work skills training can show prospective employers that not only do you bring the technical skills needed for the job, but that you also have soft skills that are indispensible in today's...

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The Office of Experiential Education is now offering Future of Work skills training

Sandy MacKay

Posted: January 31, 2022 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: ExperienceUNB


The Office of Experiential Education is excited to share an opportunity regarding a series of skills development modules called the Future of Work Skills. Built on three foundational pillars: intentional skills training combined with self-directed and experiential learning, this program is dynamic and focuses on the ten skills in highest demand by employers today; the 10 Future of Work Skills.  There are a total of 10 different training modules available to choose from - each of which...

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Podcast features new FutureNB provincial recruitment platform for NB post-secondary students

Lee Whelan

Posted: January 31, 2022 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: ExperienceUNB


FutureNB has partnered with Outcome Campus Connect to provide a digital platform for students looking for experiential learning opportunities in New Brunswick. Outcome Campus Connect is a Canada-wide platform that allows employers to recruit university students. FutureNB built upon this software to create a “data-driven recruitment strategy between students across New Brunswick, local businesses, and the government.” This partnership was recently features on the Mindset in Motion...

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Campus Closet Reopens in 2021

Lee Whelan and Annaka Roscoe

Posted: December 2, 2021 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Student Champions , ExperienceUNB


In November 2019, with the help of the Office of Experiential Education, students Peyton Juhnke and Annaka Roscoe launched Campus Closet. The program’s founders recognized that for many students finding affordable business clothes for job interviews, presentations and the workplace can be extremely challenging. Thankfully, their initial call for donations was met with an overwhelming response and since then students on the Fredericton have been able to choose from a wide variety of...

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