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Engaged Learning

​Engaged Learnin​​g​​

At Providence College, some of the most important lessons you’ll learn could take place outside the classroom. They could come while studying marine life at one of the world’s top research institutions. Or, in the library poring over the writings of St. Thomas Aquinas. Or, on spring break during a Habitat for Humanity service trip to New Orleans. Or, in a downtown gallery alongside a professional curator. Or, on a piazza in Rome during a semester abroad. Wherever your studies take you, you’ll gain hands-on experience and a deeper understanding of your major. You’ll also gain confidence, expertise, and experience that will set you apart after you leave PC.

​​​​Undergraduate Re​​search


A member institution of the Council of Undergraduate Research, PC offers students the opportunity to conduct research and create original scholarship under the guidance of faculty mentors. ​

​Study Ab​road


With more than 200 programs in 40 countries, thousands of PC students have had their perspectives broadened and lives altered by studying abroad. Why not you? ​

​Career Educa​​​tion​​


Through internships offered by the Career Education Center &​Professional Development, students have countless opportunities to gain real world, practical experience in their desired professions. 

​In The Comm​​unity

In the Community, Providence College, Engaged Learning

Community service and social justice advocacy are central to the College's mission and are shared experiences for many PC students. 

​Creative & Pe​​rforming Arts

Addams Family

The visual and performing arts are an essential part of any liberal arts education. PC offers ​numerous opportunities to participate in and enjoy a diverse selection of art exhibits, poetry and fiction readings, and theatre, dance, film and musical performances.