5 Ways to Get Experience

When searching for resume-building experiences, consider options outside of full- and part-time jobs and internships. There are many other ways to gain experience that will build your resume and gain the interest of employers and graduate schools.


Join a Campus Organization

There are many student organizations on campus that cover a broad range of interests. Stay involved, pursue a leadership role, and make a difference. Learn more at involvement.uga.edu and uga.campuslabs.com/engage.


Volunteer in the Community

Give back to causes you care about in Athens or your hometown in order to hone meaningful skills. Volunteering can be a single day, a few hours each week, or a whole summer. Learn more at servicelearning.uga.edu.


Serve Through Leadership

Examples include Leadership UGA, the Arch Society, LeaderShape, or IMPACT Service Breaks to add robust involvement to your background. Learn more at cls.uga.edu.


Study Away

Leaving the country for a few weeks, a semester, or a year can enhance your cultural awareness, spark a passion or vision, and give you a bigger perspective on your career values and goals. Learn more at studyaway.uga.edu.


Seek a Research Project

You can learn new things about an interesting field while building valuable relationships with faculty. The Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities (CURO) can support your research efforts. Learn more at curo.uga.edu.