Learning Through Experience
Sharing our successes with experiential learning at UNB

EngagedUNB applications open for students

Sandy MacKay and Lee Whelan

Posted: Apr 20, 2022

Category: ExperienceUNB


Get meaningful, paid work experience in your community. EngagedUNB matches you with a community partner for an internship up to 16 weeks long. Set goals for your internship, develop professional skills, network, and reflect on what you learn.ELIGIBLE STUDENTS ARE: From any UNB faculty, study year or campus Returning to UNB in Fall 2022 Equity deserving Able to demonstrate...

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Indigenous students participate in an experiential education project at UNBSJ

Emily Wheaton and Lee Whelan

Posted: Apr 20, 2022

Category: Student Champions


Hayden Hovey’s goal is to “improve social cohesion” among students and to bring better support to Indigenous students at UNB. The project is part of SOCS 4501: Campus as a Living Lab with Dr. Sarah King and comes after UNB launched the Indigenous self-identification form this week. Around two and a half per cent of the UNBSJ population openly identifies as Indigenous...

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New opportunities for students: Catalyst Program

Lee Whelan

Posted: Apr 1, 2022

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...

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Student creates videos series as part of community-based internship program

Andie Mollins and Lee Whelan

Posted: Mar 30, 2022

Category: Student Champions


This project was supported by the Arts Internship, a community-engaged experiential learning program create by UNB’s Faculty or Arts. Two internship courses, ARTS 3000 (unpaid) and ARTS 4000 (paid) provide arts students with opportunities to develop practical skills and while gaining credit hours they can put towards completing their degree. Andie Mollins, a 3rd year BA student double...

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

Ellena Sutton

Posted: Mar 25, 2022

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...

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Joys of the Journey- Nursing Students on Campobello Island

Sandy MacKay

Posted: Mar 25, 2022

Category: Student Champions


Campobello Island is one of the most remote corners of Canada. This island in the Bay of Fundy is accessible -when the seas are calm- by one ferry to Deer Island and then another ferry from Deer Island to Campobello. Otherwise, access to the island is by bridge from Maine. Travelers from mainland NB must enter the USA, travel through rural Maine and re-enter Canada, crossing the bridge back...

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Catalyst

Lee Whelan

Posted: Mar 3, 2022

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: Mar 3, 2022

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...

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EngagedUNB Summer Internship Program

Lee Whelan

Posted: Mar 3, 2022

Category: EngagedUNB


Each Summer, we partner with communities across New Brunswick, matching students from equity-deserving groups with real opportunities to practice their skills in community settings. In 2021, over 40 students and community organizations were partnered, all addressing the UN Sustainable Development Goals. For a PDF of the poster click here.        

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Experiential Education at UNB Summer 2022

Lee Whelan

Posted: Mar 3, 2022

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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