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Experiential Learning

Experiential Learning Options

Experiential learning is a process through which students develop knowledge, skills, and values from direct experiences outside of the traditional academic setting. Experiential learning at Wheaton College encompasses a variety of activities including internships, service learning, undergraduate research, off-campus study, and other creative and vocational experiences.

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Human Needs and Global Resources

HNGR integrates multidisciplinary coursework, a six-month internship, field-based research, and whole-person formation.

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International Internships

Apply for an overseas internship! Some internships may count for academic credit.

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International Student Teaching

Apply during your sophomore year to student teach in an international location the fall of your senior year.

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Vocational Practicum

Explore your calling through a vocational practicum.


Wheaton in Chicago

Wheaton in Chicago is a semester-long, residential, experiential program of study. 

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Wheaton in the Black Hills

The Wheaton College Science Station offers the College's longest running off-campus program in the Black Hills of South Dakota.

HoneyRock Counselors


HoneyRock is Wheaton's outdoor center for leadership development in the Northwoods of Wisconsin.