Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Research, Internship, and Applied Learning Opportunities

Applied learning experiences engage students in real world situations requiring them to put into action the knowledge and skills they are developing through academic coursework. These experiences help students connect academic learning to the real world, enabling them to obtain and enhance the knowledge and skills required for employment, further education, and active participation in the local community.

Applied learning experiences at The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo can include:

  • Internships and practical experience with local businesses and agencies
  • Involvement in faculty research
  • Artistic and creative endeavors
  • Student employment

Resources for programs, departments and agencies providing applied learning experiences can be found below:

UH Hilo Campus Applied Learning Programs

Internship Opportunities

Student Employment Opportunities