As part of the Experiential Learning Initiative (ELI), Messiah College requires all students (starting with those who matriculate in the fall of 2015) to complete at least one ELI-approved experiential learning activity prior to graduation. The ELI provides students with a structured framework to engage their chosen experience in a way that leads to enhanced self-awareness, career preparation and community engagement opportunities. The ELI aims to teach and prepare students to articulate their “Messiah story” in a way that is meaningful to prospective employers and their communities.
All credit-bearing internships that are supervised through the centralized Internship Program in the Career & Professional Development Center will automatically fulfill a student’s ELI requirement. Academic departments interested in offering practica as ELI must submit an ELI Practica Proposal Form
Questions? Contact Joy Fea, Internship Program Coordinator.