Experiences are what we need to either confirm or disprove possible career choices, and are an invaluable part of the Career Decision-Making Process. Below are some ideas to consider and links for opportunities right here at Purdue!


Explore resources that will help you apply your academic coursework to the professional world here!


Ask professors and advisors in your department about undergraduate research opportunities to expand your knowledge and explore new ideas.


Experience what a professional in your field does by participating in 3-5 rotational assignments with a company.

Professional Practice Programs Website

Study Abroad

Expand your experiences, gain global competence and earn college credit in one of 300 programs from 50 different countries.

Study Abroad Website

Student Organizations

Find out which of the 885 student organizations at Purdue interest you.

Student Organizations Website

On-Campus Employment/ Part-Time Work

Work while you are taking classes or purposefully pursue summer employment to develop your career-related skills.

Volunteer Opportunities

Participate in one of the many opportunities for community engagement and service in Tippecanoe County and beyond.

Volunteer Opportunities Website

Service Learning

Apply your classroom experience to make a difference in the community in one of nearly 300 courses offered at Purdue.

Service Learning Website