COVID-19 Update

All university offices have resumed in-person operations. Students, faculty & staff must be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption to return to campus in the fall.

Experiential Learning


Never underestimate the value of experience!

Benefits of Gaining Experience

  • Explore, first hand, an occupation that interests you
  • Develop experience and skill sets that are desired by employers
  • Test out and build on your strengths and recognize those areas that need enhancements
  • Begin to develop a professional network in a particular career field
  • Add to your resume and increase your marketability to employers
  • Observe and hear advice from those with years of experience

Bowie State University offers a number of ways for you to gain experience:


Cooperative Education (Co-Ops)

Job Shadow