Get Work Experience

Experiential Education helps students take a career for a test drive.

Test drives are opportunities to explore what a career is really like by way of internships, part-time jobs, cooperative education experiences, summer jobs, or volunteerism.

Our team also develops relationships with employers to keep the pipeline of cool work experiences full for LSU students. We can assist you with:

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Internships & Co-ops

An internship provides you with practical work experience in your chosen field. A co-op is a full-time, in-depth, paid work experience directly related to a student’s major and completed during two or more semesters that alternate with academic semesters. 

Learn more about internships and co-ops.

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Part-time jobs

A part-time job is a great way to gain work experience and build your employment portfolio.

Learn more about part-time jobs.

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Summer Jobs

A great opportunity to gain work experience during your summer break from college.

Learn more about summer jobs.

employer and student in discussion at expo

Volunteer experience

Volunteering is another great way for you to gain work experience and build your resume while in school. 

Learn more about volunteering.