Curricular and co-curricular experiences during IU undergraduate years bring lessons learned in classes to life.
From studying the intricacies of storytelling to mapping the coiled structures of bacteria in biochemistry, undergraduate research will allow you to delve deeply into your interests while developing skills that will take you far post-graduation. You can pursue answers to questions you find compelling while training your perseverance, communication, analysis and inquiry skills.
This is a culminating academic experience that will focus on your area of concentration. Through the capstone, you will reflect on the entirety of your college journey and use skills, methodology, and knowledge you've learned in your undergraduate curriculum. Examples of a capstone experience include things like an undergraduate thesis, a semester project, and a performance, show, or recital.
You will provide much-needed service in your community, and the community will provide you with a unique and inspiring educational experience within the context of an academic course. Service-learning courses include practical experience, and will challenge you to understand what you are learning in a deeper sense while fostering your sense of civic engagement.
Broaden your horizons with overseas study. You will enhance your understanding of your major in an international context, gain new perspectives from a different region, and strengthen language skills. Your world will expand, and IU's wide range of offerings abroad will allow you to choose an experience that fits your interests.
Anything you are interested in, you can find here at IU. You just have to go looking for it.
Knowing if you will love a career should not wait until after graduation. Internships will help you test, apply, and hone your skills. Use what you have learned in school in a real-life situation. You will also make connections and have a real impact. Discover whether you enjoy the work — or if you should reconsider your plans.