Enrichment Opportunities

Enrichment Opportunities

Ignite your education.

Above and beyond is just the starting point for students who take advantage of UConn's enrichment programs. Live and learn among other students who share your interests in a Learning Community. Explore a foreign land through Education Abroad. Create new knowledge through independent research. Challenge yourself in the Honors Program or gain hands-on experience with an internship.

UConn offers a number of ways to broaden your perspective, make yourself more marketable, and unleash your potential.

Learning Communities

Joining a Learning Community is one way to create a small world on a large campus. You’ll experience living, learning, and special activities with students who share your interests and passions.

Honors Program

While more of the nation’s best and brightest choose UConn each year, those at the top of their high school graduating classes are invited to join the prestigious Honors Program. Through special classes, research, leadership opportunities, events, learning communities, and community engagement, Honors Scholars make discoveries, form relationships with world-renowned faculty, and become leaders in their fields and communities.

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Education Abroad programs, including study, internship, research, and service-learning opportunities

Education Abroad

How will you change your world? UConn offers Education Abroad programs across the globe on which you may study, intern, serve, or research. Advance social justice in a South African township. Conduct experiments in the Costa Rican rainforest. Work at a German technology firm. No matter what you do, you can develop your global citizenship and be the change our world needs.

Student Study Abroad

Education Abroad

How will you change your world? UConn offers Education Abroad programs across the globe on which you may study, intern, serve, or research. Advance social justice in a South African township. Conduct experiments in the Costa Rican rainforest. Work at a German technology firm. No matter what you do, you can develop your global citizenship and be the change our world needs.

Center for Career Development

Hundreds of top employers actively recruit UConn students on campus each year. Start early and get ahead by visiting the Center for Career Development for one-on-one career counseling, résumé and mock interview workshops, and career and internship fairs. Once you’ve narrowed down your search, attend job interviews with major employers right on campus.

Office of Undergraduate Research

UConn faculty members are leading hundreds of exciting research projects at any given time. The Office of Undergraduate Research connects undergraduate students at all UConn campuses with opportunities to participate in research or creative projects alongside our distinctive professors.

Hannah Casey interning (internship) at the Millstone Nuclear Power Plant's Environmental Lab