University of Minnesota Rochester student smiling during a Whitewater State Park trip for EcoLiteracy.

Experiential Learning Opportunities

UMR students choose to engage in a variety of meaningful experiences during their undergraduate experience. Exploring careers, developing skills and competencies, and connecting with professionals contribute to UMR students furthering their career development.

Community Engagement

The University of Minnesota Rochester is committed to providing resources, services and developmental opportunities that support our student outcomes.

Jobs and Internships

Dedicated student success and engagement professionals collaborate to teach career theory and to create meaningful opportunities for students to help them progress towards their career goals

Research Opportunities

As an undergraduate student at UMR, you can pursue opportunities to conduct research with UMR faculty or off-campus at one of our partner organizations, such as Mayo Clinic.

Capstone Experience

A capstone is a combined set of learning experiences focused on an individualized theme that aligns with each student’s personal and professional goals.

Study Away

Studying away can be one of the most rewarding experiences a student engages in. Students enrich their academic focus by having access to courses not offered at UMR.

UMR Mentorships

A strong mentoring opportunity can be one of the most valuable components of a students educational experience and a valuable opportunity for students to develop professionally.

National Scholarships and Fellowships

Have Questions?

Bridget Tetteh-Batsa, Ph.D.
Director of Community Engagement
and Career Development

Schedule an appointment


Jeffrey A. Ratliff-Crain, Ph.D.
Professor, CLI